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Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

With dual port chargers all the rage, the folks at Duratrax have released the Onyx 260. Not only does the Onyx have two charge ports, but it also comes with a nifty touch screen display. We’ve been using (read- abusing) an Onyx 260 for several weeks to determine if it is up to the basher lifestyle. Keep on reading to [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Charger Review

Hitec RDX1 Battery Charger Review

While Hitec is best known for their servos, they have made some big strides in their battery charger game. The latest charger to hit the market from Hitec is the RDX1. The RDX1 is an extremely small charger that makes it easy to use just about anywhere. Does the RDX1 deliver a high quality charge? Does it have enough power? [...]

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Hitec Power Peak D7 Review

Hitec Power Peak D7 Charger Review

Now days it seems like everybody brings 10 cars to go bashing. When you run 10 cars, you need to charge a lot of battery packs, and charge them quick. To meet this demand, Hitec released the Power Peak D7 Dual Charger. The Power Peak D7 is no joke with 20 amps of charging power available on both channels and [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 255 Review

Duratrax Onyx 255 Charger Review

Living in an electric dominated hobby, a good battery charger isn’t a want, it is a need. The folks over at Duratrax have long been known for their affordable battery charger line-up and lately we’ve been using one of their Onyx 255 chargers to keep our cars going around the office. The 255 has two output ports so you can [...]

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Bashers Basics — Upgrading Batteries

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! In this post, we will look at batteries, and what you need to know before upgrading. I fondly remember the days where I rocked that 7 cell Nimh battery, trying to extract every last ounce of power out of my “rtr” battery. Hard core guys will say that is nothing, and tell you [...]

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Venom Pro Quad Charger Review

Venom Pro Quad Charger Review

Some people have a few batteries laying around, while others have a LOT. For all you guys that just can’t seem to ever keep enough batteries charged, Venom has released the Pro Quad Battery Charger. The Pro Quad has four 100 watt channels on tap and was designed to take up a minimum of space on your pit table. How [...]

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IMAXRC X200 Touch Screen Battery Balance Charger

One of the newest entries into the battery charger wars is from IMAXRC. Their new charger, the X200, features a high quality touch screen and balance charge capabilities. Some of the other features and specifications include- * 4.3″ inch Touch Screen TFT display * iM.OS system * 32 bit processor * Multiple language interface * IBP adapter board- for Deans, Tamiya, EC3, and other connectors * [...]

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Open Hobby Zenith Battery Lipo Charger

Open Hobby Zenith 2 Channel Battery Charger

It seems everywhere you look now days is some type of uber new battery charger and the new Open Hobby Zenith is no exception. The Zenith has two channels of output and has a handy touch screen for your convenience. The Zenith also sports a small footprint to ensure there is plenty of room left on your pit table to [...]

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Progressive RC 500 watt the surface sidekick battery charger combo

Progressive RC The Surface Sidekick 500 watt Battery Chargin…

Are you the type of basher that likes to keep all your charging gear in a handy to transport case? If so the crew over at Progressive RC sell charging stations with a case. Each combo case comes with a power supply, battery charger, and everything needed for doing some serious charging. Pictured above is their Surface Sidekick, a 500 [...]

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MaxAmps Updated 12 Volt

Updated MaxAmps 12 Volt Power Supply

MaxAmps are not only makers of fine batteries but they also have high output DC power supplies. Recently the MaxAmps crew updated their power supply line-up by adding front grills, putting on fresh wraps, and making small internal changes. The 12 volt model shown above is good for 47 amps of output and costs right at $80. For complete specs [...]

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Onyx and TrakPower battery options expand.

The Duratrax Onyx LiPo bargain continues with expanded 25C LiPo pack options. Now offered with Deans® Ultra Plugs®, new configurations includeDTXC1830 Onyx LiPo 3S 11.1V 1300mAh Soft Case w/Deans Ultra Plug DTXC1836 Onyx LiPo 2S 7.4V 2000mAh 25C Soft Case w/Deans Ultra Plg New DTXC1868 Onyx LiPo 3S 11.1V 4000mAh 25C Soft Case w/Deans Ulra Plg DTXC1878 Onyx LiPo 3S 11.1V 6400mAh 25C Soft [...]

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Grim Racer Speed Packs from Aquacraft

Want to step up the performance of your RC wave racer? Aquacraft gives you some new GrimRacer Speed lipos tested and approved by world champion Mike “Grimracer” Zaborowski to do just that. Featuring 10-gauge wire and Deans Ultra Plugs, these batteries are equipped to handle super-high current rates. They are available in 2S and 4S packs [...]

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New TrakPower Lipos

Looking for some new high performance juice packs for your ride? TrakPower has you covered with their new Performance Lipo batteries! The 50C lipo is available in a 2S 6200mAh configuration for around $100. The 60C lipos are available in a 2S or 4S 5600mAh setup at around $100 and $180 respectively. These bad boys should be available by [...]

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MaxAmps 100C Super Sport 2S Lipo Released

It looks like the guys over at MaxAmps have released yet another ridiculously awesome battery for all you 10th scale bashers out there. The new 100C Super Sport 5250mah 7.4v Bullet lipo pack features a 3-year 300 cycle guarantee, a true 100C rating, and is capable of charging at 5C. The hard case pack should give you [...]

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Battery Charger Shootout Finally Done!

That’s right, it’s finally here! It was a long time coming, but I think it was worth the wait! If you have been looking to pick up a new charger, you are going to want to read this! While the shootout is not made up of complete reviews of each charger, we did our best to touch [...]

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