February 23, 2024

Hobbywing QuicRun 10BL120 G2 ESC

In a busy week of releases from Hobbywing, they have announced their new QuicRun 10BL120 G2 sensored and brushless ESC for 1:10 Touring Cars/Buggies/Drift Cars.  Simple to operate, with a wide range of protection, the cost-effective new 10BL120 G2 takes the outstanding quality and durability of proven Hobbywing platforms and makes it even easier to use and setup.  The BEC’s continuous output current has been upgraded from 3A to 4A, and the output voltage is now 6V/7.4V adjustable.  The 10BL120 G2 features adjustable electronic timing with up to 32 degrees of electronic timing available.

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February 22, 2024

AGFRC 60KG 4-Pole BLS Low Profile Servo

New from servo manufacturer AGFRC is the A66FHLW 60KG 4-Pole BLS Low Profile Servo.  The 4 pole brushless motor is known for more power and to be stronger and  gives you more torque when used so AGFRC have created a servo around.   The A66FHLW 60KG 0.100s 8.4V HV digital programmable 25T low profile servo has a full AL6061T6 Aluminium CNC Case, high strength steel gears, smooth Dual Ball bearing, a high precision IP67 waterproof magnetic sensor and a 8.4V HV Digital Programmable Circuit.  With programmable features, this servo offers versatility and adaptability to different application requirements.  Users can program parameters such as travel range, servo neutral, damping factor, and PWM power etc., allowing for customised and optimised motion control.  The A66FHLW is a powerful servo designed for applications that require significant force.  With its high torque output, it can handle heavy loads and perform demanding tasks with ease.

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February 22, 2024

Hobbywing XeRun 2848 Brushless Motor

Hobbywing has announced their new XeRun 2848 sensored and brushless motor.  With three different KV ratings of 2800KV, 4000KV and 4600KV, the motor is suitable for 1:14, 1:12th onroad and offroad vehicles.  Compared to motors of equal size and specifications, XeRun 2848 power output is up by to 15%.  The maximum efficiency of the motor is 6% higher and the internal temperature is approximately 20°C lower.  The motor has a very low speed start up, offering extremely smooth and linear throttle response.  The mechanical timing can be adjustable between 20-40° degrees.

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February 22, 2024

FlySky Noble NB4+ Transmitter

Having published preview images of the new Noble NB4+ Transmitter from FlySky last month, the much anticipated radio has today gone on official worldwide release with FlySky publishing its full specs.  Highlights include the 2CH (Ultra-fast) mode, with latency below 3ms, ultra-low latency, allows users to precisely control responses in every critical moment and place themselves at the peak.  An improved 3.5-inch 320*480 resolution IPS high-brightness outdoor display can be used under strong outdoor light, and its dazzling brightness cannot be conquered even by the limits of sunlight.  The NB4+ controller features a “Removable” internal battery design, equipped with a standard large-capacity, high-quality 18650 battery.  With a charging base, it can achieve over ten hours of ultra-long endurance, even in the face of RC marathons. The 3450mah battery means NB4+ has longer life of half an hour, has slower attenuation rate, has larger capacity.

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February 21, 2024

Xray XB2 Delta 2C Light Body

New from Xray is the Delta 2C Light body shell for its XB2 1:10 2WD Buggy.  The Carpet version of the new XB2 body is designed for higher traction conditions with its profile improving the stability and corner speed without rolling too much.  The lightweight version of the Delta body is produced from thinner 0.5mm Lexan material for reduced weight which helps to improve stability in fast corners, chicanes and helps with rotation in tight corners.

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February 21, 2024

Hobbywing XeRun XR10 Stock Spec G2 ESC

Reigning Onroad & Offroad World Champion manufacturer Hobbywing has released its latest Stock Spec speedo, the XeRun XR10 Stock Spec G2.  A sensored and brushless ESC, it is suitable for Stock Class of 1:10 Touring Car and 1:10 Offroad Racing as well as RC Drifting.  Compared with the prevision version of the ESC, the new Stock Spec G2 has increased maximum current rating of 100 amps.  This is 20 amps more than the previous Stock Spec.  Testing has shown as much as 30°C lower temps under the same loads.  The BEC’s continuous output current has been upgraded from 3A to 5A.  The centre of gravity of the ESC has been lowered by 14.3%.  It has a built in reverse voltage protection and has multi-level throttle and brake curvature, freely adjustable.  It supports 79 Settings (10000-88000RPM) RPM limit value selection.

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February 20, 2024

JConcepts JCI Warlord Crawler bodies

New from JConcepts are two variants of the JCI Warlord body for 1:10 crawlers.  Available as a full tucked body or tucked cab only body, the  the Warlord is designed for 12.3” wheelbase vehicles fitting crawlers such as the Traxxas TRX-4 Sport, Enduro, Axial and Vanquish.  The Warlord has tucked front and rear fenders to allow clearance for an assortment of tire options while also giving the body shell a very competition inspired look. The new body combines elements from vintage vehicles while carrying some new ruggedness and attitude which JConcepts can provide. In addition, the Warlord includes a roof visor which can be installed separately to give the roof a top and windshield overhang if the user visualises it this way.

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February 19, 2024

Moto-Obscura B7 Chassis weights

Moto-Obscura is branching into the modern racing market with their newest release of chassis weight plates for Team Associated’s B7 1:10 2WD Buggy platform.  Coming in two different shapes, one is for mounting under the servo, and one is for under the ESC & Receiver.  They are available in Brass, Stainless Steel, or Aluminium to fine tune the balance of your vehicle.  These brushed metal weights are made in the USA and come with the necessary countersunk mounting screws.

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