14 May 2013 02:47 by KevinR
Tested and developed by the championship-winning factory team drivers, Reedy’s innovative 4600mAh 55C 14.8V LiPo battery is a must-have for the hardcore 1:8 buggy racer who seeks maximum power output and run time in a compact package. The battery’s weight makes it easier to achieve perfect left/right weight distribution while 5mm power sockets offer the same convenience and low-resistance operation that 1:10 and 1:12 drivers have enjoyed for years. A durable hard case protects the battery from damage while three 2mm balance ports allow for balance charging using the included balance charge harness. Two 5mm sockets are also included. LiPo battery technology continues to progress and Reedy is proud to bring improved performance to the masses.
04 April 2013 10:35 by KevinR
RB Products announce the release of their ultra-compact (50 x 28x 18mm) and super lightweight LiPo receiver pack which delivers 7.4V with a 1500mAh capacity. The LiPo itself is a perfect fit for the RB One and RB One R as well as in many other racing kits.
03 April 2013 20:45 by KevinR
With these Competition Car Line hardcase LiPos, a completely new developed and stand-alone battery line is available for the various applications in competition. Divided into a spezial 1/10 line, 1/12 line and an all-round line, materials and cells were adapted to the different requirements. The result: a true Blue is Better product with maximum power output!
28 February 2013 17:55 by KevinR
Onyx introduces their new LiPo packs with a 35C discharge rating which like all Onyx batteries deliver consistent power, charge after charge. True-rated capacities mean run-times that modelers can depend on, and they’re priced to fit into any budget. The DTXC1964 and DTXC1965 have impact- and puncture- resistant hard ABS cases; all other come with smaller, weight-reducing soft cases. All are available with a choice of Deans® or Traxxas® connectors, and are ideal for installing in competition kits or upgrading Ready-To-Run models.
21 February 2013 17:43 by KevinR
This years saddle pack is an ultra high performance 7.4V 5400mAh 70C LiPo battery. The packs are built using the best cells on the market making them the ideal choice for demanding applications such as 4WD buggies. Ultra high capacity and voltage let this pack stand out.
15 February 2013 16:25 by KevinR
New from Vampire Racing is the below LiPo battery packs in the form of the 4200mAh 30C, 5300mAh 30C and 7200mAh 70C pack. The 4200mAh 30C 7.4V pack is an entry level pack ideal to upgrade RTR cars, buggies and trucks with a high-performance LiPo battery. Housed in a 23.5mm hardcase with lower locating lugs the pack also fits many older kits with battery location chassis cut-outs. The lightweight battery is also ideal for 2WD buggies racing on slippery dirt and clay tracks. The second new pack is the 7.4V 5300mAh 30C battery. The pack sports a regular 25.1mm height, is built from high-performance 30C cells and is ideal for weekly club racing with on-road and off-road vehicles. The high capacity cells make for exceptional runtimes while offing a high voltage level.
12 February 2013 17:52 by Phil
ProTek RC’s Supreme Power 100C lipo batteries have been laboratory tested against competitors to ensure their quality and consistency. Not only has the “C” rating drastically improved, but so has the capacity for several of ProTek’s best sellers. ProTek battery packs are available in standard 2S sizes including a “shorty pack” for racers who prefer a lighter battery, and 1S and 2S batteries designed specifically for pan cars. ProTek also offers a saddle pack for platform’s that require a split configuration.
ProTek’s continued effort to innovate is apparent with the addition of two standard-size 2S packs that include 5mm bullet connectors. The larger connectors are more efficient and will deliver increased power for serious racers. Three 4S lipo batteries will give 1/8-scale electric racers who want the best batteries money can buy options for balancing the weight of their car.
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22 January 2013 16:56 by Phil
After the news of their ‘hump’ receiver pack yesterday, Orion have been at it again – releasing a new 8000 mAh capacity hard case LiPo battery. It is the first battery Orion have with a double connector which they say drastically reduces the resistance in the battery pack.
“Combined with the World Championship winning 90C Carbon Pro LiPo battery technology this is the battery to beat in 2013! The new 8000mAh battery is available with gold plugs or Dean’s® connectors.”
Part # ORI14056 & ORI14057
21 January 2013 19:11 by Phil
Team Orion have released a monster LiPo receiver battery pack for those racers who simply can’t get enough laps out of a single session be it practice or a 60 minute long World Championship Final, incidentally we hear that this battery was used at the recent Worlds in Argentina by amongst others 4th placed Orion driver David Ronnefalk.
“With a capacity of 2500 mAh and a very precisely built semi-soft case these batteries will give you more runtime and more stable voltage throughout the race. The pack is available with the uni plug in a hump layout.”
Part # ORI12259 | Weight 104g