ESC News

Dash AI Pro brushless speed controller

Arrowmax have introduced the new Dash AI Pro brushless speed controller. The ESC features an electrolytic two-step heatsink case improving heat dissipation and 32 bits micro-controllers MCU’s. Other features include a high-voltage 30mm turbo fan, adjustable 6V to 7.4V high-voltage BEC system as well as A B C interchange for dialed custom wire Configuration.

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Reedy Blackbox 850R 1/8 Competition ESC

Team Associated have introduced the highly anticipated Reedy Blackbox 850R Competition ESC for 1/8 E-buggy.Track-tested and competition proven, Reedy’s Blackbox 850R is a versatile and powerful ESC capable of winning at the highest levels of competition. A wide range of precision adjustability, excellent throttle and brake feel, and durable high-quality hardware make the Blackbox 850R perfectly suited for 1/8 Buggy and Truggy applications.

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LRP releases Flow X v3.3 software update

LRP have released the new Flow X v3.3 software developed especially for IFMAR Offroad World championship 2017 in China. The software update incorporates many fine improvements to make it even better on clay surfaces. On the outside not many differences are obvious except for added torque feel values, but on the inside some vital parts of the software have received an upgrade and are internally re-adjusted. This will result in improved driving feel, smoother throttle response and also reduced operating temperatures.

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KO Propo Advantage Capacitor C

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KO Propo have introduced the Advantage Capacitor C for an ESC for a brushless motor. This capacitor suppresses the decline of power in the latter half of a running time, allowing improved average lap in race and leading to a shortening of total time. The characteristic of this capacitor suppresses excessive rise of torque for a modified motor. To ensure that you can use the Advantage Capacitor C, please check the “Capacitor for Brush-less motor Chart” here.

Ultimate Racing introduce new 1/8 electric products

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Following with previous news about the new Ultimate Racing range of LiPo batteries, Modelix Racing have added new products to their growing range of Ultimate Racing electric products. First up are the MZ8 Pro 6P 1/8 competition brushless motors. This new range of 1900 and 2100KV Racing Motors with Neodymium high power magnets, optimized stator designs, dual racing bearings, and high performance cooling are the perfect match for any track.

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Tekin RS Pro Black Edition ESC & Spec-R Brushless motors

Tekin have introduced RS Pro Black Edition ESC & Spec-R Brushless motors. First up is the speed controller, the RS Pro utilizes both hardware and software advances recently developed for the latest Tekin ESC lineup. With its industry-leading Ultra Low resistance you can be sure that your motor is getting all the power you can give it. The RS PRO Black Edition was specifically designed for 1S-2S Spec Classes to take full advantage of the ULR circuit design. ULR FlexWire is included with every Black Edition ESC.

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Castle Creations Mamba X E-Buggy Combos

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Castle Creations have introduced two new ESCs and motors combos for E-Buggy. Now the Mamba X is not just limited to 1/10th scale vehicles since Castle Creations have paired the Mamba X with their 1/8th scale 1800Kv and 2200Kv motors, both  ROAR approved for lighter 1/8th scale applications. This setup is designed with the 1/8th scale track racer in mind and is only recommended for 3s or 4s use in a vehicle weighing less than ~9lbs and geared for no more than ~45 MPH.

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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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