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April 26, 2017

Futaba 7PX 2.4GHz radio system – Coming soon

Following yesterday’s first teaser image Futaba have released a first official photo of their forthcoming flagship 2.4GHz radio system. The 7PX will feature a full remodelled case, a 4.3 inch touchscreen display, it will utilise the T-FHSS Super Response transmitting system and a new R324SBS 4-channel multi-antenna diversity receiver. Full details are expected to surface during this year’s Shizuoka Hobby Show in May.

View the transmitter in full here


April 25, 2017

Futaba 7PX 2.4GHz radio system – Teaser image

Futaba have released a first teaser image of their forthcoming 7PX 2.4GHz radio system. The top-of-the-foodchain radio will feature a 4.3 inch colour touch panel LC display, the telemetry-compatible T-FHSS SR Super Response transmitting system and it will come with a new diversity receiver for even greater signal transmission reliability. We bring you more information on the radio as soon as they become available.

Source: Futaba [futaba.co.jp]


April 12, 2017

Sanwa PGS-LH SSL programmable low-profile servo

Sanwa have released first information on their forthcoming PGS-LH SSL programmable telemetry low-profile servo. The high-voltage compatible device will pull up to 15.6kg-cm of torque at speeds of down to 0.09s and it utilises a brushless motor and all-aluminium case. It is understood that the servo will sport telemetry features to monitor parameters such as the inner temperature, current and voltage using telemetry compatible Sanwa transmitters. On top of this the servo supports SSR and SHR features. No word on a release date yet but we keep you posted.

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


April 7, 2017

Black Fabrica KO Propo EX-series component wraps

Coming from Black Fabrica and made for the optional components of KO Propo’s EX-1, EX-II and EX-RR radios are several pre-cut vinyl carbon pattern wraps. Available for the drop down extension, 3D extension, steering unit and battery stand, all parts are cut from high-quality carbon pattern vinyl that makes for easy application and high durability. The sets are available in high-gloss or textured matte finish.

View the other new wraps here


April 7, 2017

Spektrum DX2e Active Speedometer Bundle

Made for Losi’s forthcoming Tenacity 1/10th short course truck is Spektrum’s new DX2e Active Speedometer Bundle. The set combines all the necessary components to upgrade the truck and radio to utilise active speed feedback and it works exclusively with the DX2e Active transmitter. Included in the package are the speedometer, the DSMR telemetry module and an RPM telemetry sensor. The set will become available in late May.

Source: Spektrum [spektrumrc.com]


April 7, 2017

Traxxas X-Maxx 2085X metal gear steering servo

Traxxas have introduced a metal gear steering servo for the X-Maxx monster truck. The servo is available exclusively for the X-Maxx due to its unique case design. The waterproof item features full metal gears and offers a massive 450 oz-in. of torque, which is about 25 percent more than the standard kit servo. The set also includes a stiffer servo saver spring and adjustable steel steering linkage for increased steering precision and control at high speeds. The servo, that sports a large heatsink middle section, drops right in with no modifications.

Source: Traxxas [traxxas.com]


March 6, 2017

Muchmore Impact 1800mAh LiFe TX & RX battery pack

Muchmore have introduced the Impact 1800mAh 6.6V LiFe battery pack for transmitter and receiver applications. The flat-type pack measures 85x27x18mm and fits most 1/8th and 1/10th nitro vehicles that utilise flat-type receiver batteries and it is also usable with transmitters that accept 6V input. The battery is made from robust 1800mAh cells, it comes pre-wired with a JR-style universal plug and a XH balance connector and is it usable with standard voltage compatible receivers and servos.

Source: Muchmore [muchmoreracing.net]