SWORKz’ electro brand ‘S-ePOWER’ have released a rather simple yet effective electric switch making life easy when running your car – the switch can handle 6V DC or 7.4V batteries, whether you run Li-Po, Li-ion or Ni-Mh the switch has you covered. The switch has two built in LEDs which show that it’s on as well as displaying whether your battery is starting to run a bit low. The switch also shares the same mounting holes as AMB transponders making life simple when mounting it.
Modelix Racing is proud to announce the addition of the new Ultimate Electro range of LiPo batteries and chargers to the diverse and growing Ultimate Racing line of products. All of the new Ultimate Electro LiPo batteries comes with premium battery cells, with low-resistance connection that minimizes resistance and increases power output, while a balance connector allows for simple balance charging.
“Every hobby enthusiast and pro racer want a reliable and affordable battery that provides good runtime, good power and reliable performance, and Modelix Racing is once again ready to deliver world-class performance and reliability to racers and enthusiasts worldwide with the new Ultimate Electro line of batteries.”
Vampire Racing introduce three new competition LiPo battery packs made from the latest generation of high-performance cells. First up is the 6400mAh 100C stick pack whose high output voltage makes it ideal for Stock racing classes. The high capacity makes it also very useful demanding Modified class racing. Also new are a 5700mAh 80C saddle and a 4600mAh shorty battery pack. All packs are made from a new generation of cells that is more powerful and less prone to swelling even when the packs are abused through too high or too low voltage. The saddle pack version comes with a 4mm bullet-type connector, while the stick and shorty packs come with dual 4mm connectors for even higher power output.
Reedy’s 6500mAh 65C 14.8V competition LiPo battery is all-new for the 2015 racing season. Competition-tested and developed by the racing team, this battery features high capacity for maximum duration on large 1:8 tracks, with a 65C rating for maximum power output. Designed specifically for competition 1:8 electric buggies and truggies, this battery fits a variety of chassis brands. Reedy’s molded hard case protects against crash damage and a T-plug connector minimizes resistance and increases power output.
RB expands his battery range with their all-new 4200mAh 100C ‘shorty’ LiPo pack. The high performance battery is designed for serious racers and provides the latest in RB battery technology. Features a black case with chrome RB labeling, and weighs in at 201 grams. Includes Dean’s high current connectors, silicone wrapped wires, balance connector, and instruction manual.
Vampire Racing introduces the all-new 7500mAh 80C 7.4V hardcase LiPo stick pack. The newly developed high-performance battery is made from a new generation of very robust Lithium-Polymer cells that is claimed not to swell like many of today’s LiPo packs do. The special chemistry of the 80C cells delivers the best possible performance for power-hungry applications such as Modified and Stock touring cars as well as 1/8 offroad vehicles. The battery sports standard dimensions of 138x47x25mm, it weighs in at 330g, and it comes with a protective hardcase that incorporates dual 4mm connector tubes.
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Arrowmax has just introduced their updated LiPo safety bag for charging and storing LiPo batteries packs. This stylish bag is made from fire-resistant fabric and is designed to minimize the harm to your pit table and surrounding areas in case a LiPo pack goes boom for whatever reason. Large velcro straps keep the lid and the two inner lashes closed securely. The bag is printed with the signature Arrowmax logo on the outside, with white lining on the inside.
LRP has just released their newest NiMH receiver packs for 1/10 and 1/8 scale vehicles. The new packs provide 1600mAh of long lasting power, and a feature a low self-discharge design. Each cell has been tested for quality assurance, and are put together in your choice of ‘stick’ or ‘hump’ pack.
Vampire Racing’s popular and long lasting Lithium-Ferrite receiver battery packs are now available in a new 2014 edition. Coming in industry standard “straight” or “hump” pack dimensions, the 2S packs with a voltage of 6.6V allow the direct use with standard voltage receivers and servos without the need for a voltage regulator as 7.4V LiPo packs do. The straight pack makes use of 1600mAh cells while the hump pack comes built from high capacity 1900mAh cells. Both packs are pre-wired with XH balancer connectors and a JR/Futaba compatible universal plug.
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Team Orion has just released their new Soft Case LiPo battery packs with LED Voltage Control System. The new Soft Case batteries are equipped with the latest 50C cells and available with many different connectors and configurations. These packs are the first to feature the LED Voltage Control System, which using an integrated PCB allows you to check the status of your battery on the go!
Source: Team Orion