Team Xpert have announced the signing of top on-road racer, Keven Hebert to their team for 2019. Keven will equip his new Xray rides using Xpert’s range of high-performance competition servos and he had the following to say about the deal:
I am happy to join Xpert for 2019. I had the chance to test the servos in both my touring car and 1/12 in the last few weeks and I am very impressed with the quality of the products. I want to thank Danny at Apex RC and Willie for getting me on board.
Two new items from Xpert, the R3 and R3HV low profile quick release servos. The R3HV has the middle and top aluminium case with extremely good thermal dissipation, while the R3 has the centre aluminium piece with the lower & upper case from engineering plastic. Both R3 and R3HV utilise the highest strength stainless steel gears for the best durability and both are compatible with the ultra-fast response Sanwa SSR mode. All R3 and R3HV servos come with 50mm, 120mm, and 200mm all-black cables for the simplest and cleanest looking wiring.
New from Xpert RC comes the MI-3301HV high-voltage mini servo. Designed with 1/12th pan car racing in mind, the servo offers a high speed of down to 0.06s and a torque of up to 198oz-in. Furthermore the MI-3301HV has an one-piece CNC centre housing with an all-metal gear set and brushless motor design for durability and performance while a black servo lead makes for that much preferred factory look.
Xpert R/C have announced that multi-time IFMAR World Champion Naoto Matsukura is joining Xpert as a factory driver. Naoto is known as one of fastest drivers with any type of car from 1/12th on road, 1/10th touring car to 1/10th off-road. As one of his most recent successes Naoto was the Top Qualifier and won the 4WD Open class at the IFMAR Worlds Warm Up race using Xpert R/C products.
Xpert RC USA announces a new generation low-profile servos, the PI-3402 and PM-3402. Both are upgraded with newly designed, stronger brushless motors and a new high strength gear sets. The new PI-3402 (0.07s/15kg-cm) incorporates the black colour scheme that is a favourite of racers and it is usable with 4.8V to 6.0V input while the PM-3402 is understood to make use of alloy top and bottom segments.
Xpert RC’s new WR series of waterproof servos is designed to work with everything from a 1/10th scale crawler to a 1/5th scale monster and they have been designed to function completely submerged in water. Available are three servos, the standard voltage WR-4401-LV (0.077s/280oz-in) and two high voltage compatible offerings, the WR6601-HV (0.118s/360oz-in) and the WR-7701-HV (0.126s/485oz-in). All offer IP67 rated protection, specially hardened metal gears, advanced firmware for no buzzing sound and high ampere and high temperature protection features.
Xpert will release new Lee Martin edition versions of their SN-4401, SN3401 and SI-3401 servos. Featuring the same internals the British driver worked with Xpert to design them to look as sleek as possible with all black case, black wires and a small Lee Martin signature. The RX plug even has a small marking to ensure that you cannot plug it in backwards. Available soon.
2014 Reedy Race of Champions 2WD Open Class winner JP Richards has officially joined the Xpert RC US racing team. JP has been moving up the racing ladder in the US from winning events in the Mid West to now featuring at higher level events like the Reedy Race, JConcepts Indoor Series and Short Course Showdown Series events. In his first event with Xpert products JP would TQ and win the 2WD Modified class at the MS Benefit Race at Delaware Ohio RC Raceway.