LRP have released information about this 2nd generation concept battery conditioner, a microprocessor controlled discharge tray for NiMH/NiCd and LiPo cells. Providing you with the highest battery performance and life span, this discharger is the perfect tool for battery maintenance with its 3.0A discharge rate and secure cut off circuity which completely disconnects the battery once the preset cut off voltage has been reached.
HPI Racing now offers a prepainted version of the Toureza bodyshell for 200mm touring cars. The bodyshell comes expertly painted, pre-cut and decaled and is ready to mount on your 200mm touring car, a quick and easy way to completely transform the looks of the car.
Xray have announced that they have begun selling this limited edition setup board for 1/10th scale touring cars, the same as those given to Xray racers at the European Championships in Madrid. In addition to the ultra flat, high quality board, you can now also have your name printed on the set-up board with your country ﬂag or your team name. For a nominal surcharge Xray will print your name on the board, so that you have your unique personalized set-up board to bring to the track.
Spanish company Ultimate Racing have released a new range of plastic servo horns suitable for Futaba, Sanwa, and KO Propo servos. Available in green, pink, yellow and blue, they are sold in a blister pack and each comes with a 2 and 4 arm servo horn, and all include a metallic ring around the neck to prevent slipping.
Edit RC have released a new range of pure silicone shock oils, for the most modern of today’s top-end racing shock absorbers and dampers. This oil will not thicken at low temperatures or thin at high temperatures, making it ideal for every racing application, from indoor 1/12th and micro to rallycross buggy and touring car. Available in a wide range of thicknesses, they are supplied in convenient 60cc bottles to let you take the full set in your pit bag the feature easy screw-off tops and narrow tips let you add exactly the right amount of oil to fill or top-up your shocks.
Exotek Racing have released this genuine titanium 64 grade replacement axle for the Robitronic Scalpel. Weighing in at only 5 grams at almost half the weight of the stock axle, this leightweight yet strong titanium axle helps your handling due to lower rear pod suspension weight, more balanced left side diff action and of course improved acceleration. Also features shortened stub axles (shortened 1mm on each side) for less overhang thus reducing the chance of your axle snagging a track barrier.
Much More have released information about their new AC DC version of the Silent Charger Platinum. The Silent Charger Platinum is a state of the art microprocessor based charger/discharger system for rechargeable R/C batteries. The Silent Charger is switching type and can fully charge 1 to 14 cells of Ni-MH and Ni-Cd at a digitally adjustable ampage up to a maximum of 6 amps, using peak detection and temperature limit methods, while it can also charge up to 5 cells of Lithium batteries.
A summary of other news pieces from around the internet today in our Red RC Round-up:
> Tamiya TRF415 MSXX Marc Rheinard edition – Link [tamiya.com]
> Xray UK Challenge 1/8 Off-road & Truggy – Link [teamxray.com]
> Himoto Professional Nitro Powered Starter Box – Link [himotoracing.com]
> CML / Microtech Racing Carpet Thrashnal Rd1 – Link [cmldistribution.co.uk]
> Team Magic G4S Wins Korean Kyosho Cup – Link [teammagic.com.tw]
> Zachariades closes in on Cyprus National title – Link [serpent.com]
> X-factory and 2LB-racing are French Champion 2007 – Link [2lb-racing.com]
> Maxim Claes wins final Belgian 1:10 ecounter – Link [serpent.com]