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Hitec RCD AEE MD10 Action Camera – REVIEW with videos!

These days, action cameras are essentially a dime a dozen. The category “action camera” used to only encompass a few specific models (GoPro, and… um… GoPro) but now that category has broadened to include a variety of new products from a variety of manufacturers. Some of the companies getting into the action camera segment are already recognizable by us RC [...]

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Hitec Naughty or Nice Giveaway

The good folks over at Hitec are having a Naughty or Nice Giveaway! They want people to post small stories of something NICE that did involving RC. Helped some newbie out at the track? Maybe got someone into the hobby? Whatever it may be, there is a $300 Hitec gift certificate involved! Did you do something nice? Click over to [...]

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Hitec Lynx 4S Transmitter Review

Hitec Lynx 4S Radio System Review

It’s been a long time since Hitec put out a high-end surface radio, that is why a whole lot of people in the rc world were stoked at the announcement of the new Lynx 4S. The Lynx 4S was touted to be the best surface radio Hitec has ever produced and comes with features like telemetry, a drop down wheel, [...]

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Hitec Q-Cop 450 Quadcopter

Hitec Q-Cop 450 Quadcopter

You probably know Hitec for their world class servos, but they also sell a lot of air gear. Now, for the first time ever, they have introduced a quadcopter, the Q-Cop 450. The Q-Cop isn’t a low end unit, it is a high performance quad aimed at the mid-range of the market. Some of its cool features include- * Brushless power [...]

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Hitec Lynx 4S

Shipping Soon – Hitec Lynx 4S Radio System

Hitec surprised the rc world back in May with the announcement of a new surface transmitter. Later in July we were able to lay out diff grease stained fingers on their new Lynx 4S at the HobbyTown USA National Convention. Within the next few weeks you should be seeing them hit your local hobby shop. The Lynx 4S is a high-end [...]

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Here's the servo with the offending gear removed, ready for replacement. Notice the rubber seal which I made sure to put back on.

Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Rebuilding a Hitec 564…

Crawling/scaling can be really hard on servos. Not only are they expected to turn heavy, weighted tires on unforgiving rock, but most of the time there is no servo saver attached. Yep, direct horns are the only way most crawlers roll (versus using a saver that will give) leaving the servo unprotected to absorb the brunt of what’s thrown at [...]

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Hitec X1 Pro Battery Charger Review

Review – Hitec X1 Pro Battery Charger

THE Hitec X1 Pro Battery Charger ReviewThe latest battery charger from Hitec is the X1 Pro. As its name suggests, it is a professional level charger that is tiny in size and comes at an affordable price point. Can it hang with the best chargers on the planet? Is it easy to use? Is it worth the cash? Click the [...]

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Hitec at HobbyTown USA

Hitec Booth, 2014 HobbyTown USA Convention

The big news in the Hitec booth was their new Lynx 4S. This is the first surface transmitter Hitec has put out in quite some time, and this was the first chance we’ve been able to lay our hands on it. The ergonomics on the 4S were very nice, it had a nice weight distribution, high quality foam on the [...]

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Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - I Wish I Was Waterproo…

Here’s a little secret for some of you guys – just because a vehicle isn’t “100% Waterproof®!” from the manufacturer doesn’t mean it will explode the moment it makes contact with the wet stuff. Many scalers work just fine in axle deep water without any modification whatsoever. I’ve blown way more stock servos on rocks than I have in shallow [...]

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Hitec Lynx 4S

More Information – Hitec Lynx 4S Radio with Telemetry

First seen at the Shizuoka Hobby Show a couple of weeks ago, Hitec has now released more information on their upcoming Lynx 4S radio system. The 4S looks to easily be the most technologically advanced transmitter that Hitec has ever produced. Some of its features include- * Includes bi-directional telemetry for speed, rpm, temp, and voltage * 4096 resolution * Easy-to-Change Control Mode [...]

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Hitec Lynx 4S Telemetry

Teaser – Hitec Lynx 4S Telemetry Radio System

It has been a while since Hitec has released a new surface controller, but it looks like the dry spell is over. Hitec is teasing their new Lynx 4S car controller. While full specifications have not been released, we do know it features telemetry, it has 4 channel capability, and it can even read out the speed of your car [...]

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Hitec X1 Pro Charger E Power Box 17A

Hitec X1 Pro Multi-Charger & E Power Box 17A Power Supply

The latest battery charger from Hitec is called the X1 Pro Multi-Charger. The Hitec X1 Pro is designed to be teamed up with their new 17 amp power supply called the E Power Box 17A. The tandem is available in 3 different colors- red, silver, and black, and both are expected to ship in July. Some of the specifications [...]

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Hitec ePowerBox 50A

Hitec ePowerbox 50A Power Supply

Charging high cell count LiPo batteries at fast charge rates not only requires a good battery charger, but also a power supply with enough current to get the job done. Rated at 50 amps, the new ePowerbox 50A from Hitec is a beast indeed. Some of its features include- * 15 to 30 volts DC output * Good for up to 1200 [...]

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Hitec X4 Charger

Hitec X4 Micro Battery Charger

Hitec has an affordable new charger for all you micro enthusiasts. The Hitec X4 can charge four packs at once and is made to charge the packs found in your micro quad or heli. Some of its specifications and features include- * AC/DC input power * Four charge ports * Each port has four popular battery connectors * Audible alarm * Multiple safety features * Dimensions: [...]

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Hitec iHobby 2013

Hitec at iHobby Expo 2013

The friendly crew at Hitec are out in force at the iHobby Expo. Some of their latest products on display are the X1-200 Touch battery charger, their giant scale servos for vehicles like the Losi 5ive-T, and their latest aircraft transmitters. Their HS-1000SGT servo is capable of over 1500 oz/in of torque, ensuring the wheels on your 5th scale are [...]

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