March 11, 2022

Sunpadow adds 4 new additions to their Platin series

Sunpadow have released four new high-voltage (HV) LiPo batteries to their high-end Platin series. The new HV packs will further improve the competition-grade application coverage of Platin series products. The super-conductive material used in its formula can greatly reduce the common swelling phenomenon of model car batteries while improving the discharge performance. The four new products released include a 8200mAh stick, 6500mAh & 6100mAh stick ULCG and a 5500mAh shorty pack, which work in 1/10 ISTC Stock/Modified as well as electric offroad classes, etc.

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February 16, 2022

Salton Dong appointed Sunpadow team manager

Sunpadow have announced that they have appointed Salton Dong as their international team manager, responsible for managing and supporting numerous international factory drivers. For the past five years, Salton has been an asset to the company with good communication skills that have identified a number of world-class drivers for the Sunpadow team and has worked with the team to achieve excellent results. In addition, Salton has mastered a wealth of power system knowledge, and has a high level of application of LiPo batteries in model racing cars.

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January 14, 2022

Marco Ma joins Factory Sunpadow team

Sunpadow announced that it has officially signed a contract with the Chinese driver Marco Ma, who is turning 17 years old and already one of the best on-road drivers in China. He started his RC racing in 2012, and has already taken 2 National Championships, 3 National Youth Championships, and multiple prizes standings on Asia on-road RC racing. Marco Ma said, ‘I am very grateful for the support of Sunpadow RC over the years, and very honoured to join the strong Sunpadow team. I will continue to work hard and strive for better competition results.’

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January 11, 2022

Sunpadow Platin series 4000mAh LCG shorty pack

Sunpadow has launched their Platin series 4000mAh LCG Shorty-Pack LiPo battery. Improved from their well known Gold 3800mAh LCG shorty pack, it has a low centre of gravity, ultra-thin and light weight competition-class battery developed for the 1/10 electric off-road and indoor TC modified class. The size is still 93x47x18.5mm and the weight is about 160g while the capacity has been increased over 6 percent. The extra power gives essential advantage during the last minute in the high level racing of modified classes.

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January 10, 2022

Sunpadow Batteries sign Shin Sawada

Sunpadow have announced that it has signed a contract with Shin Sawada, a young driver from Japan. At only 17 years old, he has already performed very well in major events such as the Japanese Nationals and is definitely a driver to watch. Shin Sawada will use Sunpadow LiPo batteries to participate in all races.

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January 4, 2022

Sunpadow Batteries sign Ryan Cavalieri

Sunpadow have announced that they have signed a contract with 4-time World Champion Ryan Cavalieri. The US driver is also a 29 times National Champion and winner of many other international prizes and in the new season, Ryan will use Sunpadow LiPo batteries to participate in all races.

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December 23, 2021

Michal Orlowski joins Sunpadow batteries

Sunpadow is proud to announce that they have signed a contract with top European driver Michal Orlowski. The Polish driver has achieved many good results in various high-level events, including two European championships, two podiums at the IFMAR Worlds and the double wins in 2019/2020 EOS 1/10 2wd and 4wd class. Michal will use Sunpadow LiPo batteries to participate in all competitions in the coming year. He said, ‘I am very excited about joining the Sunpadow factory team for 2022! The batteries they produce are the cutting edge in the RC industry and I am looking forward to having a lot of success with the Sunpadow products. Thank you to everyone at Sunpadow for this opportunity.’

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August 10, 2021

Sunpadow Platin 5400mAh & 5500mAh packs

Sunpadow have released two new Platin series LiPo batteries, which consists of a 7.4V 5500mAh ULCG battery and a 7.4V 5400mAh shorty battery. Compared to the previous gold 5300mAh and 4500mAh packs, under the same size respectively, these two new products have significantly improved discharge rate as well as capacity. The use of newly developed super conductive materials can greatly reduce the common swelling of LiPo batteries. The Platin 5500mAh ULCG battery is perfectly suitable for 1/10 TC Modified, especially on small to medium sized tracks, while the Platin 5400mAh shorty battery is suitable for F1, FWD and some 1/10 and 1/8th scale  off-road applications. The new shorty pack features an increased capacity of nearly 20%, compared to its previous version, it also can be an option for some 1/8 on-road cars.

View the shorty pack here