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April 14, 2016

Sanwa ERS-963 high-torque digital servo

Sanwa ERS-963 high-torque digital servo

German Sanwa distributors LRP have introduced the new ERS-963 high-torque digital servo. With a torque of 20.3kg-cm at a standard 6.0V input the servo is ideal for all 1/8th scale applications such as buggies, truggies and monster trucks. It features an aluminium middle heatsink case, a coreless motor, strong metal gears and its IPX4 makes it ideal even for demanding racing conditions.

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April 14, 2016

LRP 3000mAh transmitter LiPo battery pack

LRP 3000mAh transmitter LiPo battery pack

Coming from LRP is a new 3000mAh transmitter LiPo battery pack for Sanwa and Futaba radios. Measuring 95x29x18mm and weighing in at 98g the battery is specially designed for the use in radio sets, offering a high capacity and a low weight. It comes pre-wired with a black universal plug and an XHR balancer connector and it fits the Sanwa M12, MT-4, MT-S as well as many other transmitters.

Source: LRP [lrp.cc]


March 17, 2016

Yokomo YG-301 RWD drift car steering gyro

Yokomo YG-301 RWD drift car steering gyro

Yokomo have introduced their new YG-301 steering gyro for RWD drift cars. The compact item can be adjusted using the 3rd channel on the transmitter and it is a key element in proper RWD drift car setup as it provides proper steering angles and an efficient drive through the corners. The compact size allows to mount it in basically all of today’s drift cars and it is also usable for other applications such as fun racing classes and bashing.

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March 16, 2016

Futaba 3PV 2.4GHz 3+1 channel radio system

Futaba 3PV 2.4GHz 3+1 channel radio system

Coming soon from Futaba is the 3PV 3+1 channel radio system. The newly designed intermediate-level transmitter features T-FHSS transmitting technology, built-in telemetry functions, several mix settings for steering and throttle, gyro adjustment for supported gyros, as well as locking brake and several other software gizmos. Other features include a large display, digital trims and 10 model memory. The transmitter is usable with T-FHSS, S-FHSS and FHSS receivers, and it will become available with a range of 4-channel or 3-channel receivers.

Source: Futaba [futaba.co.jp]


March 11, 2016

Sanwa Exzes ZZ stick radio system

Sanwa Exzes ZZ stick radio system

Sanwa have introduced their new Exzes ZZ 2.4GHz stick radio system. Offering the same transmitting technology and high response rate as the M12S, the radio also sports a number of new features compared to the previous Exzes Z such as telemetry mixing, vibration, a slow throttle function, LiFe battery compatibility, an earphone jack, enhanced race mode, enhanced timer functions and more. Included with the transmitter comes the RX-472 receiver and Sanwa has yet to announce a definite release date.

Source: Sanwa [sanwa-denshi.com]


March 2, 2016

Evo P1 & P2 high-performance brushless servos

Evo P1 & P2 high-performance brushless servos

Coming soon from Evo are the P1 and P2 high-performance brushless servos. First up is the P1 (0.07s/10.2kg-cm), a low-profile offering with an all-aluminium heatsink case. The black anodised case sports machined silver details and the servo utilises stainless steel gears and it is high-voltage compatible for up to 8.4V input while also being dust and water protected with an IPX-4 rating.

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March 1, 2016

KO Propo BSx2 One10 Grasper steering servo

KO Propo BSx2 One10 Grasper steering servo

KO Propo have introduced their all-new BSx2 One10 Grasper low-profile steering servo. Offering a new case design with complex upper case machining the servo also makes use of a heatsink middle section, hard-anodised aluminium gears, a brushless motor, dual ball bearings, and a black receiver lead with gold-plated contacts. The servo is usable with 6.0V to 7.2V input and it pulls up to 10.8kg-cm at a speed of 0.09s. Although the numbers don’t look too impressive KO Propo states that due to the design of the servo it feels much more powerful and speedy on the track, making the car literally grasping corners.

Source: KO Propo [kopropo.co.jp]