THE ProTek 2S 100C 5600 mah Lipo Battery Review
The rc world is still dominated by electric power and that doesn’t look to be changing any time soon. That fact means that nearly every hobbyist is going to need a good battery pack for his truck. Today we’ll be putting the hammer down on the latest Lipo battery from ProTek, a Supreme Power 2S 7.4v 100C 5600 mah pack. Does it have good power? Does it live when you jump it off the roof? Is it right for the basher crowd? Let’s find out…
THE ProTek RC Universal Radio Case Review
You’ve spent a lot of money on your transmitter, spending a little more to make sure it’s protected is a good idea.
The crew over at A Main Hobbies have a new universal transmitter hard case for your uber radio. You buy the case then select the proper insert that is specifically cut out for your model of transmitter. Is the ProTek radio case tough? Does it hold up? More importantly, is it worth your hard earned cash? Lets find out…
The crew over at ProTek have a new line-up of high output Lipo batteries. These new Supreme Power Lipo’s boast 100C discharge rates and higher capacities. The Supreme Power’s also come in a variety of form factors for you guys that need a shorty or saddle pack. 5mm bullet connectors are available on some models for those high current applications.
Prices range from $55 (1S 5800) to $180 (4S 6700), and they are available right now. Hit THIS link to view all the ProTek Supreme Power Lipo packs.
Looking for more information on Lipo batteries? Check out THIS link right here on BigSquidRC.
Lets say you need to charge up a USB device but the only power source you can get your hands on is a Lipo battery. Normally you would be out of luck, but not with ProTek’s new Prodigy TakeCharge USB Adaptor. With this unit you can plug in any 2S-4S Lipo/LiFe/LiIon battery and power a USB port to charge your cell phone, camera, tablet, or other electronic device. This device might come in mighty handy for the rc crowd and for doomsday preppers. Some of the features and specs include-
* 2 Amp output
* Simple to use
* Compact, lightweight and convenient
* Built in low voltage cut off
* T-Style (read Deans) battery connector
* Standard USB input
* Built in low voltage cut-off
Street price for the TakeCharge is $18 and they are available right now. Hit up the A-Main Hobbies Website for more information.
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After you’ve spent a lot of money on a high-end transmitter you want to keep it safe. ProTek recently announced their new Aluminum Radio Case for just that purpose. The new ProTek case features a rugged aluminum outer shell and comes with custom foam inserts to perfectly fit your surface or air transmitter. The features don’t end there- it also has lockable latches and a durable molded handle. Street price is $50 and they are available right now. Hit up the A-Main Website for more details.
Have you read our transmitter shootout? If not, check it out HERE.
Wow, check out this new power supply from ProTek RC! It has 4 individual 16 amp outputs, each with it’s own switch, and a usb out to charge your phone or other device. It’s pretty compact and weighs in under 5 pounds. We could of used on of these for our Charger Shootout!