February 11, 2018

Sanwa MX-6 entry-level FH-E radio system

Coming soon from Sanwa is the new MX-6 3-channel FH-E entry-level radio system. The transmitter uses a compact and lightweight case that houses an LCD screen and the new FH-E frequency hopping transmitting system for glitch-free operation. Standard features include dual rate, end point adjustment, exponential, anti-lock brakes, trim, sub trim, reverse and ten model memory including model name. The radio set includes the RX-391 receiver that is also available as waterproof RX-391W variant.

Source: Sanwa [sanwa-denshi.co.jp]

February 3, 2018

Bruno BC-1863 & BC-1871 high performance servos

As announced during the opening day of the second round of the Euro Touring Series held in Daun, Germany this weekend, Portugal’s Bruno Coelho has launched his own RC brand, named Bruno. The first products to hit the market is a range of high-performance servos with the BC-1863X (0.076s/10.0kg-cm) being specially developed for the 2018 and 2017 Xray T4 touring cars as it incorporates a floating servo mount, doing away with the need to run the standard aluminium and carbon fibre assembly. The substantially lowers the overall centre of gravity while making for easier assembly and maintenance as well as increased reliability. The water-resistant and Sanwa SSR mode compatible servo features a brushless motor, steel gears, 12-bit technology and a short 50mm wire.

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January 23, 2018

KO Propo RSx3 One10 Ver.D 2WD drift servo

Coming soon from KO Propo is the RSx3 One10 Ver.D servo, a dedicated item for RWD drift cars. It is based off of the popular RSx3 series of low-profile servos and features an aluminium upper case with laser-engraved markings and a specialised software that allows for smooth steering reactions even when using a drift gyro. In addition five pre-set software settings, accessible through KO Propo’s ICS Servo Manager software, help to fine-tune the steering characteristics for sport and pro drivers alike. The package is rounded out by dual ball bearings, a coreless motor, hard aluminium gears and a black servo lead.

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January 21, 2018

Vigor RC M12 brass balance weight

Made for the Sanwa M12 series of transmitters is Vigor RC’s 90g brass balance weight. Purpose designed for the use with the M12, the weight will improve the balance of the radio when mounted in the rear part of the battery tray. The result is a more effortless and less tiring use of the transmitter even during long main finals.

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January 5, 2018

Dash SS601 Super Speed low profile servo

Coming from Dash’s A10 series is the new SS601 Super Speed low profile servo. Capable of speeds down to 0.056s the full metal case and high-voltage compatible servo is ideal for competition 1/10th scale classes and it features a Japanese-made potentiometer, 0.008ms dead band, dual ball bearings, as well as a chrome and titanium alloy geartrain. In addition, the heatsink design case makes for maximum cooling of the 2-pole brushless motor even in high stress situations.

Source: Dash [dash-rc.com]

December 24, 2017

Dash ST702 super high torque servo

Arrowmax have introduced the new Dash ST702 super high torque servo. Coming out of the A8 series the high voltage compatible servo pulls up to 25kg-cm of torque and it features a 2-pole brushless motor, dual ball bearings, chrome and titanium alloy gears and a special firmware that is dedicated to nitro class racing. The machined all-aluminium case is of a heatsink design and it sports Arrowmax’s signature black and golden look.

Source: Arrowmax [arrowmax-rc.com]

December 21, 2017

Power HD R12 low-profile digital servo

Coming from Power HD is their new R12 low-profile digital servo for 1/10th electric applications. It features straight-line gears for 30 percent higher geardtrain efficiency, it is high voltage compatible and features an overall new design. The coreless motor servo is capable of pulling up to 12kg-cm of torque at as speed down to 0.06s, making it usable for 1/10th touring, off-road and pan car applications.

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December 20, 2017

ProTek Graphene LiHV & lightweight RX battery packs

AMain Hobbies have introduced two new Silicone Graphene LiHV battery packs as well as a lightweight LiPo receiver battery. Starting with the LiHV packs, first up is the 2S 7.6V 100C Silicone Graphene LCG pack with a capacity of 5600mAh. It measures 138.5×46.5×22.5mm, weighs in at 245g and comes in handy in all applications that require a medium capacity and lightweight battery. The hardcore battery utilises 5mm bullet-type power connectors and a standard 2mm balancer tube.

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