Nosram VTEC LiPo RX & TX battery packs

Nosram VTEC LiPo RX & TX battery packs

Nosram have introduced a new line up of VTEC LiPo RX and TX battery packs. For use in your car there are 3 new RX packs, a 1700mAh version in AAA hump configuration, a 2400mAh version in 2/3A straight configuration and finally there is a 2500mAh version in 2/3A hump configuration. For use in a Sanwa M11/MX-3 or Futaba 3PK transmitter Nosram have released a 3600mAh 11.1V TX pack. All packs come pre wired with plug and balancing cable.

Click here to see the other packs

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Tebo takes all at Annual Turkey Shootout

Tebo takes all at Annual Turkey Shootout

The 2nd Annual Turkey Shootout was hosted by Real R/C in Pheasant Hill, MO on November 28-29. The two day race format would consist of qualifying on Saturday and Triple A-Mains on Sunday. This is Kyosho Factory Driver Jared Tebo’s home track and he would go on to TQ and win all 3 Modified classes with his Team Orion powered Kyosho rides. In the 2wd Mod class, Jared won from TQ Racing driver Dave Alberico and Associated racer Rod Rippee, while in 4wd Mod it was Associated pairing of Taylor Jaes and Wayne Snider that would be runners up. The truck Mod class again saw TQ Racing racer Alberico in 2nd, with Gene Cook taking 3rd with his Associated.

Source: Kyosho [kyoshoamerica.com]

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Xray News Round-up

Xray News Round-up

Here we have this weeks round up of product releases and race reports from our site sponsors Xray. Our summary includes everything published by the Slovakian manufacturer on their own website in the past week, so if you didn’t find the time to visit, be sure to read on. This weeks round up includes the following stories.

- New XT8 Pin with Flat Spot 2.5×15.8
- XII at Danish 1/12 Nationals R1
- XB8 EC Wins 4 Hour Enduro Race
- XB808 Wins 2009 Belgium Nationals
- XT8 Wins 2009 Australian National Series Championship
- NT1 Podium Finish at 2009 New Zealand South Island Championship
- T3 Podium Finish at ETS Hungary
- XB808 Wins the 2009 Margem Sul Trophy in Portugal
- NT1 Wins 2009 UK BRCA 1/10 Championship
- T3 Wins Czech Grand Prix 2009

Click here to view the round-up

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Acorn Racing 3800mAh 36C Hardcase LiPo

Acorn Racing 3800mAh 36C Hardcase LiPo

Acorn Racing continue to add to their range of LiPo packs with the release of this new 3800mAh 2S1P Race pack with a consistent 36C burst. Understanding that you don’t need huge capacity for the Stock class, but do need the cells to give a very good punch, this race version LiPo is specially formulated with Stock Racing in mind. The cells are mounted in a durable hardcase that meets ROAR’s specifications and have the same dimension as a standard 6-cell Sub-C battery pack configuration.

Source: Acorn Racing [acornracing.com]

Saturday, December 5, 2009

LRP Quadra Pro 2 & LiPo Stick packs

LRP Quadra Pro 2 & LiPo Stick packs

LRP have introduced some new products including new LiPo packs and a new charger. Starting with the charger, the new Quadra Pro 2′s versatile functions are easy to use with the intuitive menu structure. Whether you want to adjust the parameters, to set your user profiles or to condition your batteries this all rounder is up for the task. This AC/DC charger allows you to charge, cycle and discharge, NiMH, LiPo, LiFe and NiCd and features an integrated balancer for use with LiPo and LiFe batteries. Also from LRP are two new stick pack LiPos that come in 2400mAh and 4000mAh versions and are mounted in a durable hard case made of high-quality synthetic material for maximum safety. Featuring the same dimensions as standard 6-cell Sub-C stick packs, vertical bulges on the back side of the hard case ensure the battery fits perfectly into any chassis

Click here to see the stick packs

Saturday, December 5, 2009

Nosram VTEC LiPo RX & TX battery packs

Nosram VTEC LiPo RX & TX battery packs

Nosram have introduced a new line up of VTEC LiPo RX and TX battery packs. For use in your car there are 3 new RX packs, a 1700mAh version in AAA hump configuration, a 2400mAh version in 2/3A straight configuration and finally there is a 2500mAh version in 2/3A hump configuration. For use in a Sanwa M11/MX-3 or Futaba 3PK transmitter Nosram have released a 3600mAh 11.1V TX pack. All packs come pre wired with plug and balancing cable.

Click here to see the other packs

Saturday, December 5, 2009

MyLaps RC4 Transponder and Protocol

MyLaps RC4 Transponder and Protocol

Having brought you photos of the new AMBrc transponder a month ago, the Dutch company have released the complete information on the new RC4 Hybrid Transponder and new communication protocol under the MyLaps name. Because the new MyLaps RC4 Timing System will not be available at all clubs and tracks at once, the MyLaps RC4 Hybrid Transponder has been released to make life easier for everyone. It works on the new MyLaps RC4 Timing System, so you are well prepared but is also 100% backwards compatible, working on all current Mylaps RC2 and RC3 Timing Systems.

Click here for more information

Friday, December 4, 2009

Tim Bremicker joins Nosram

Tim Bremicker joins Nosram

Nosram have announced that top German and international offroad racer Tim Bremicker has joined their international racing team. Tim, who recently made the move from Mugen to Associated, is one of Germany’s leading nitro offroad racers in both OR8 and ORT classes and recent successes include the German Truggy National title in 2009 & 2008, German Buggy National title in 2008  as well as multiple vice champion titles. Tim will use the complete line of Nosram power equipment for his high-level competition racing, including the RS.21 RR high-performance competition engine, the VTEC 1/8 offroad buggy & truggy tire range and VTEC LiPo transmitter & receiver batteries.

Source: Nosram [nosram.com]

Friday, December 4, 2009

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