Sanwa News

Sanwa appoints new distributor in Italy

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Japanese brand Sanwa have announced that their distributorship in Italy with Scorpio SRL expired in November. The distribution, sales, supports, after- services for Sanwa products are now provided by Schepis Model.

Sanwa appointed Kyosho Europe as French distributor

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Sanwa have announced that Kyosho Europe will be their new distributor for France. The fifty-time world champion brand will complete the range of leading products already distributed by Kyosho Europe with the same guarantee of quality and performance.

Jorge Flores joins Picco & Sanwa

Pit Lane Hobby have announced that his factory driver Jorge Flores joined Picco and Sanwa. The Puerto Rican frontrunner will be using Picco engines and Sanwa electronics with its XB8’17 during the Puerto Rico Championship and other events. Jorge had the following to say:

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LRP lost Sanwa distribution

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Sanwa have announced that their distribution contract with LRP expired on June 30, 2017. Based on Sanwa’s list of distributors, LRP would have been replaced by HOECO for the Germany, Austria and Switzerland distribution. Nevertheless, LRP have announced that they were able to stabilize their sales during the preliminary insolvency proceedings and in addition, they have implemented further restructuring measures, in particular personnel adjustments. This information was confirmed by LRP General Manager Jürgen E. Lautenbach who also added:

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T-Works MT44 alum. switch buttons

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T-Works have introduced aluminium switch buttons for the Sanwa MT44 transmitter. These buttons are machined from aluminum and anodised in black, red, orange and blue and come with a golden screw. In addition to offering a more refined look, the button will offer greater resistance to this very used button.

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Sanwa RX-481 waterproof receiver & HVS-702 servo

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Sanwa through LRP Germany have introduced the RX-481 waterproof receiver and the HVS-702 servo. First up is the RX-481 waterproof (IPX4). The Sanwa RX-481 2.4GHz receiver has 4 channels and can be operated in FH-3 or FH-4 mode. It is technically the same receiver as the Sanwa RX-481 but now in a waterproof version. The main feature of the RX-481 waterproof is his antenna already integrated into the housing to avoid that the antenna cable cannot be broken without this causing any negative influence on the range and interferences.

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Sanwa Exzes ZZ 2.4GHz stick radio

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Sanwa introduces the new Exzes ZZ 2.4GHz stick radio system. If its performance are very similar to the M12S with not only high response but also excellent linear movement, the Exzes ZZ 2.4GHz offers several new features for increase the driving stability in the finals races like telemetry mixing, template, vibration, mode select, slow throttle fonction, Life-battery compatibility, a earphone jack, Ackerman steering settings, racing mode (Enhanced), timer/alarm (Enhanced) and telemetry assignment. The Exzes ZZ 2.4GHz comes with the RX-472 receiver. No information about its availability yet.

Sanwa M12S – Firmware update

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Sanwa has posted a new firmware update intended for the high-end transmitter, M12S. New templates make the programming of Super Vortex & SGS easier and the firmware also corrects some smaller bugs.

The new Sanwa firmware versions offers brand new templates. Who uses a Super Vortex Zero, SGS-01C oder SGS-01D in combination with the Sanwa M12S will love the new templates. M12S is being “pre programmed” with these templates, making the setup of the speedo and gyro-system better and easier.

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