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The “top-of-the-line” Pulse V2 Pro from Novak has received updates to both hardware and firmware to be more adjustable and to increase performance. The Novak crew has designed the Pulse V2 Pro to be robust, able to handle the heaviest of loads while on track. It has a part number of #1756, a street price of $209, and should start hitting hobby shops in mid March. Hit This Link for complete information.

The Novak GTB 3 has been redesigned as well. A host of hardware changes, including on-board power capacitors, help make the spec racing GTB 3 more powerful and efficient than before. The GTB 3 has a part number of #1747, a street price of $129, and will also start hitting dealers in mid March. For more information simply click This Link on the official Novak website.

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Novak RCThe folks over at Novak recently announced a change in ownership, now they have announced that they will become exclusively distributed by Hobbico/Great Planes in North and South America. Hit up This Link to visit the official Novak website, and check out the official announcement below.

“We are proud to announce that Novak R/C has partnered with Hobbico/Great Planes to exclusively distribute our full line in North and South America. This partnership will allow us to focus our strengths in design and manufacturing, while welcoming Hobbico’s distribution and marketing expertise.

Hobbico has distributed Novak products for over 25 years, and is the industry leader. We are committed to providing dealers and customers with premier electronic speed controls, motors, and accessories, and have plans for releasing several exciting products in 2014. We will be working more closely with Hobbico on its marketing efforts to keep dealers up to date so they have the information and knowledge to better serve our customers.

This exclusive distributor partnership goes into effect on January 20, 2014″

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Novak Electronics has gone through some changes recently. Now they have a new name, Novak R/C Inc, and some different people in ownership positions. Check out the press release below for the full scoop, and click Here to visit the Novak website.

“Effective January 1, 2014, Novak Electronics, Inc. will be operating under a new entity named Novak R/C, Inc. Bob Novak, President and co-founder of Novak Electronics will retain partial ownership in the new company, and will continue to focus his efforts in product development. Bob’s daughters, Linda Novak Logan and Laura Novak-Roesgen, and Novak’s Engineering Director, Adnan Khan, all whom have been with Novak Electronics for over 25 years, complete the ownership. The management and design teams for Novak R/C will remain the same.

“We are excited for Novak R/C to continue the Novak legacy and bring innovative product to our customers. We will also maintain the high level of standards of customer service on all Novak products,” commented Bob Novak.”

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Just a heads up that A Main Hobbies is having a sale on many JConcepts and Novak items, with some Novak items up to 50% off. So if you haven’t checked it out, head on over to the A Main Hobbies Website for some deals.

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Wanted to give a heads up that the Team Novak webpage has gotten a pretty serious overhaul. There is a lot of good info up there, and the page makes products very easy to find. If you have a moment, head on over to the Novak Webpage and take a look. Make sure to tell them we said hello.

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Novak recently posted two new Vehicle Application Guides for installing Novak equipment into your HPI or Axial rides. So for all those with questions about which Novak setup is the right choice, these should help you out!

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New from Novak is the Activ8/Vented Ballistic 550 4XSC Brushless System- 4.5T (#3185). This new system is designed with the heavy duty 4×4 short course vehicles in mind. It’s sensor based with a big 550 motor to get that 4×4 moving quickly. Novak’s X-Drive and Nova-Brakes software are both included with this system, which is something Novak fans really appreciate, and their on-board programming lets you access many other fine tuning features.

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Looking for a motor/esc combo for your crawler? Novak has just announced the Eiger Pro/Rock Star 35T and BEC Combo. This combo comes with everything you need including the high-voltage BEC Module. This setup is meant to handle people throwing light kits and super upgraded servo’s on their systems. The ESC is fully customizable and able to handle 2S and 3S batteries.

Head on over to the Novak website for a bunch more details.

What a couple of pleasant looking fellows, eh? We stopped by the Novak booth to take a look at their newly announced Impact brushless ESC. You can read the announcement here. While the Impact was billed in the announcement as a small ESC, we were kinda surprised at just how small it is. Tiny would be a more appropriate word. We also got a chance to look at their still relatively new Activ8 ESC for 1/8 scale brushless buggies and truggies. It’s not so tiny. But both have plenty of great features. Check out the pics below, then head on over to the Novak web site for more info.

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Novak Electronics is introducing the smallest, most complete and feature-packed brushless ESC to date. The Impact Racing Brushless ESC with X-Drive is 1.15” x 0.95” square, 0.75 oz., and feature 1s-2s lipo and 4-6 nimh compatibility.  It is a sensor-based brushless ESC.  It comes prewired with Novak Super Flex  14-guage wires.  The part I like “These power wires don’t just have a 14 printed on them─ they are top-quality, Novak Super-Flex wires.”  It includes Novak’s All-New Super Tuner™ Interface which allows for extensive on-board tuning options via 5 different-colored LEDs. Nothing extra is needed in your toolbox.  No need for special programmers or a laptop.   This will be compatible with all popular 2-pole, 540-size sensored motors.  More info after the jump

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Looks like Novak is now shipping the Diablo Dual Battery Brushless 550 System. This setup is Novak’s answer to all those 1/10th scale trucks that use dual 2S LiPo setups like the Traxxas E-Maxx or HPI E-Savage. It’s supposed to be easy to use/setup with 3 different modes. Default gives you full driving power with 50% reverse power. Standard gives full driving and full reverse power. Finally, Limited is setup for training, first time users with limited power. We like that option a lot since we are always lending our vehicles to newbies! The first two modes also include BASH BOOST which will give you even more power when the motor reaches it’s ideal RPM. The system also comes wired with a Traxxas battery connector. Sounds like they have been reading the Big Squid RC wishlist!

Head on over to the Novak website for a bunch more details.

Novak GTB X Drive Ballistic System A new combo from Novak is the Novak GTB 2 X-Drive LP ESC and Ballistic Brushless motor. The GTB 2 is a sensor-based esc built for all non-timing spec style classes for 2WD buggy racing. You can get it with either a 8.5T or 17.5T motor which are all spec legal.

Head on over to the Novak website for more details.

novak club system New from Novak is a new brushless esc and motor combo. The Novak Club Sensored ESC and Sensored Brushless Motor has a huge list of features. The One-Touch and Go universal driving profile, lipo battery protection, very small and lightweight esc, built on the novak EDGE 2S platform, and sensor-based design for optimal driving. They have 17.5T and 25.5T versions for all you club racers out there.

Head on over to the Novak website for more details on their Club System.