Team Orion News

Under the Hood: David Ronnefalk

David Ronnefalk, 21 – Sweden

  • Chassis: HB Racing D817
  • Engine: Team Orion CRF
  • Fuel: Runnertime
  • Tyres: JConcepts
  • Radio & Servos: AMain Hobbies Sanwa M12 Highest DT1100
  • Body & Wing: JConcepts “Silencer” body painted by BM Design | HB Racing wing
  • Event: Euro 2017, Sweden

    

HMX firmwares for Modified & Blinky

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Team Orion have released new HMX firmwares 1.04 and 2.04 for modified and blinky. The PC app and Android app have been updated to make them compatible with these changes. Theses firmwares feature changes to the power curve internal settings to improve overall performance and feeling. The main changes are:

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Maifield, Tessmann & Phend win at ROAR 1/8 Electric & 4×4 SCT Nats

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The 2017 ROAR 1/8 Off-road and 4WD SCT Nationals were held at Silver Dollar RC Raceway in Chico, California over the weekend. In E-Buggy Mugen’s Ryan Maifield TQ’ed all 4 rounds of qualifying and won the first two A-Mains. With this win, Maifield takes an impressive 3rd consecutive ROAR 1/8 Electric Buggy National Championship. XRAY’s Ty Tessmann finished in second and Team Associated’s Dreighton Stoub in third. In E-Truggy it was Team Orion’s Ty Tessmann who took the win in front of Ryan Maifield in second after a close battle with the Canadian driver. Team Associated’s Ryan cavalieri rounded out the top 3. TLR’s Dakotah Phend grabbed the win in 4×4 Modified Short Course from his Team Orion’s teammates Tanner Denney aand Ryan Maifield in second and third respectively.

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Team Orion Vortex Ultimate Modified brushless motor

Team Orion have introduced the new Vortex Ultimate Modified brushless motor. Developed by Oscar Jansen with the help of Team Orion’s racing team, this sensored brushless modified motor features an “Ultimate” low resistance and high efficiency design combined with an “Ultimate” sensor design for accurate timing adjustment and control. Its precision balanced rotor manufactured uses a new magnetic material to improve brake efficiency and feeling and a new stator design and material improve efficiency and allows cooler running temperatures.

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Tessmann & Jenson win @ 20th annual HRH Shootout

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The 20th Annual Hot Rod Hobbies Shootout was held this past weekend in Santa Clarita, California. The main talk leading up to this event was centered around the extreme temperatures for the weekend. This would hold true as temps reached into the upper 90’s and even low 100’s putting all manufacturers equipment to the ultimate test. In the 4wd Modified Buggy class, Team Orion’s Ty Tessmann would TQ rounds #3 & #4 to secure the overall TQ.

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Tessmann & Phend win at JC INS Rd3

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Round 3 of the 2017 JConcepts Indoor Nationals Series was held this past weekend at Hobby Action Raceway in Phoenix, Arizona. This first class facility opened just a few short months ago and has everything from a fully stocked hobby shop, spacious pit area, along with the perfect size 1/10 off-road track!

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Team Orion appointed Absima as distributor

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Team Orion have announced that the German company Absima will be their new distributor in the area of Germany, Austria, Belgium, Luxembourg and The Netherlands. Absima will use their distribution strengths in Germany, Austria, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg to make the World Championship winning products of Team Orion available to every dealer and hobbyist.

Team Orion is sure that ABSIMA is the right partner to strengthen the product supply and brand image of the World Championship winning brand in the mentioned area.

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New Team Orion HMX ESC firmwares & PC software

Team Orion have announced that new ESC firmwares and a new version of the PC software are available to download. The main difference is that you can now set the timing 1start down to 1’000rpm instead of 10’000rpm. This will result in more performance for boosted stock and slower mod motors. With the new firmware and the new PC software  you can also reset the settings to factory defaults. You must update the ESC and the PC software in order to use the new features. You can get the new PC software and firmware files by clicking here.

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