Yeah Racing introduce their new line of Hacktronic bruhsless speed controllers and Hackmoto XTA sensored brushless speed controllers. Starting with the speedos, available are three specific variants for touring car racing, drifting and rock crawling. The Hacktronic-T touring car ESC features widely adjustable punch and turbo settings to make the most out of Modified and Boosted Stock classes. The Hacktronic-D drift controller features additional RPM lock and throttle release curve settings specially designed for drift racing while the Hacktronic-C rock crawler controller incorporates a special software with crawler reverse and holding functions. All ESCs feature a 120A rating, 6V/3A BEC system, 1-2S LiPo compatibility and they come with a 25mm cooling fan unit. An optional programming box and USB interface allow for easy adjustment of all software parameters.
Monday, March 10, 2014
The Castle Creations Sidewinder 8th is a sports speed controller for vehicles of up to 5kg of weight running a maximum of 6S LiPo battery packs. The 90A rated brushless speed controller sports a 5.5V BEC system that delivers 4.5A continuous and 8A peak current, it comes with 6.5mm bullet-type connectors build into its case and measures 62.2x56x34mm. Made for sensorless motors the speed is also of a waterproof design and it comes as a combo set including castles new 1515B-2200kv brushless motor.
Source: Castle Creations [castlecreations.com]
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
Speed Passion introduce the updated Reventon Pro 1.1 EX brushless speed controller. The latest version of SP’s World Championship winning ESC received a smaller black colour case that now measures 35x35x20mm, it comes with a new low-profile 30mm fan and the ESC is usable with 1S and 2S LiPo batteries. The 140A rated speedo features a 6V/3A BEC system, a build-in on/off switch and it is available now.
Source: Speed Passion [speedpassion.net]
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Novak recently updated their popular Pulse and GTB brushless speed controller and now present the Pulse V2 and the GTB 3. Starting with the Pulse V2, the competition speedo received an all-new power board with integrated power capacitors and updated Super-Tuner firmware for enhanced stopping power. The specifications remain the same meaning the 2S LiPo-compatible V2 is useable with 540-size motors as low as 3.5T, 550-size 4.5T motors and also up to 5200kv 4-pole sensor-based offerings.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Atomik introduce the new Red 550 sensored brushless motor and 120A sensored speed controller. Starting with the motor, the power unit is especially designed for the use with 1/10th 4WD short course trucks, it is available as 4.5T and 7.5T variant and compatible with Traxxas’ VXL-3s speed controller, making it a good update for brushless TRX models. As for the controller, the 120A rated unit comes pre-wired with 12AWG wire and EC3 connector, it includes a 200mm sensor wire and works both with sensored and sensorless motors. The motors and controller are available separately or as combo including the 4.5T or 7.5T motor.
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Hirosaka, the new brand of Masaki Hirosaka father of RC legend Masami, have released their new line of competition electronics. First up is the PRO Racing ESC which features a complete aluminum casing which provides maximum surface area for heat dissipation and can handle up to 3.5T motors with a continuous current of 140A with a burst current up to 960A. Weighing 40grams it can work with sensored and sensorless motors. Also new from Hirosaka is their line of PRO Racing Brushless Motors. Suitable for 1/10th & 1/12th onroad and 1/10th offroad they are hand wound and feature adjustable timing from 0 – 40 degrees. Available in 4.5T to 8.5T versions.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Available from end of January is the GForce TS120 Competition Black Aluminium Edition brushless speed controller. The ESC sports an all-black CNC-machined aluminium case, an integrated on/off switch, optional high-flow fan unit and it incorporates a build-in data port for swift and easy programming via the optional programming box. The 120A controller is usable with 2S to 3S LiPo batteries, features a 6V/3A BEC system and measures 39x38x20mm.
Sunday, January 26, 2014
German Hobbywing distributor Hype announce the soon release of the Xerun 120A WP V3.1 speed controller. Building on the already known V3.1 the WP version is highly water protected making it ideal for on-road and off-road applications alike. The controller is made for 2S to 3S use, sports a 120A rating and it the ESC’s firmware is upgradable using the optional programming box. The other features such as the high airflow cooling head, all-aluminium case and build-in switch remain unchanged from the non-WP model.
Source: Hype [hype-rc.de]
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Team Orion introduce the new Vortex R8.1 Pro 1/8 competition brushless speed controller specially designed for sensored BL motors. The 2S to 4S LiPo-compatible ESC is based around the World Championship winning R10 Pro speedo and features the same advanced programming features, dual sensor ports and machined aluminium case design. The controller is equipped with a strong 6V/7.2V BEC system, an improved cooling fan protection and it works with both sensored and sensorless motors. It comes with Factory-installed Deans-type connectors while additional programming can be performed using Team Orion’s DSB-R programming box. The controller will be on show at the upcoming Nuremberg Toyfair at the end of January.
Thursday, January 16, 2014
New from CN Development & Media comes the sensorless Samurai 1/10 BL/SL 45A brushless speed controller. Measuring 45x32x37mm the 2S to 3S LiPo compatible ESC features a 2A/6V switched BEC system, splash waterproof protection and it comes pre-soldered with 4mm gold-plated connectors for the motor. The controller is available separately or as combo set including a 3450kv motor and programming card.
Thursday, December 5, 2013