Team Orion News

Philippe Neidhart talks about global business & Team Orion

Our friends at circusrc.com have asked Philippe Neidhart a few questions about the RC market and Team Orion Racing.

Some racers know Philippe Neidhart, some will discover him today. Philippe is one of the Pioneer of the RC industry, he started business in the 80’s when Electric RC was booming, at that Time Team Orion has been created. Team Orion is one of the first company selling competition RC batteries based on the quality, by matching each individual NiMH cells, quickly it became the batteries to have worldwide and in 1994 Team Orion won his first IFMAR World Championship this was the start of a long story…

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Jared Tebo & Team Orion part ways

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After announcing his departure from Kyosho, Jared Tebo continues his “cleaning” of long-time sponsors by also leaving Team Orion. J.Tebo used the Swiss brand’s electric and nitro products for many years before signing with Maxima and keeping only the electric part. The association between the American driver and Team Orion will be very successful and the duo will win numerous ROAR titles and two world championships. J.Tebo had the following to say:

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Team Orion flat sensor racing wires

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Coming soon from Team Orion is a new range of flat sensor racing wires. Thanks to the flat design the wires can be neatly installed in every car and they just look great. These high quality connectors make a secure connection from ESC to motor and comes in the lengths from 75mm to 200mm. The flat sensor racing wires will shortly be available world wide.

Ronnefalk & Neumann interviews

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Team Orion have interviewed David Ronnefalk and Jörn Neumann who used their HMX technology products at EFRA 1/10th Electric Buggy European Championships held in Reims, France. D.Ronnefalk took home two titles in both 2WD and 4WD while J.Neumann took the overall runner-up spot in 4wd and finished in the Top 10 in 2WD.

HMX: Congratulations for your EFRA European Championship titles in 2wd and 4wd off-road electric buggy! You used our HMX10 Modified speed controllers in both of your cars. Was the ESC important for your success?

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Neidhart SA 50 years anniversary: the success story

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Since 50 years Neidhart SA mark the RC history. In 1968 Rico Neidhart developped his own transmitters and laid the foundation stone of Neidhart SA. Neidhart started by distribuying some great brands like O.S Engines and the company became quickly the main distributor in Switzerland. Less than a decade later, Philippe Neidhart joined Neidhart SA and from then on he will create a dynamic based on the innovation of electrical products such as batteries, ESCs, chargers and and the development of new technologies. Team Orion was born. Team Orion will quickly reach heights winning numerous national and world titles. Watch the video below to know the following of the success story of Neidhart SA.

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HMX BLE Bluetooth iOS dongle

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HMX Technology have introduced the new BLE Bluetooth dongle for HMX speed controllers using iOS mobile devices. The BLE Bluetooth dongle is required to connect the HMX ESC and use the HMX Mobile App to setup the parameters which you regularly use and to fine-tune the throttle and brake feeling, speed, acceleration and so on. The BLE Bluetooth dongle is available separatly or in combo with the Team Orion HMX10 ESC.

Team Orion Ultimate Graphene 4S LiPo competition batteries

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Team Orion have introduced two Ultimate Graphene 4S LiPo competition batteries for E-buggy and E-truggy. The Ultimate Graphene LiPo HV (7200mAh 15.2V) and the Ultimate Graphene LiPo (6600mAh 14.8V) represent the latest development in lithium battery technology, offering new levels of performance, no matter the track conditions. Thanks to the ultra low internal resistance and improved capacity, the new Graphene LiPo cells supply stable power, from the start to the end of the race. The new batteries are available in the all the most popular formats, shorty, small shorty, stick and 4S block for 1/8.

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HMX iOS App now in App Store

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Team Orion have announced that their HMX Technology App is now available on App Store. To connect to iOS device, the optional BLE wireless dongle is required. The BLE dongle is being produced and will be available soon. Watch the video until its end, a E-teaser is waiting for you 😉

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