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THE Radient Origin AC/DC Battery Charger Review

Radient Origin Battery Charger Review

Every day more and more people make the jump into the wonderful world of hobby grade rc’s. Most of these people end up walking out the hobby shop door with a RTR and low-end Ni-MH battery. New people to the hobby don’t really need some high-zoot uber charger, they need a charger that is easy to use with enough power to get the job done. Today we are taking a closer look at such a charger, the Radient Origin. Is the Origin easy for a noob to use? Can it stand up to the day-to-day beating of a basher? Most importantly, is it worth the cash? Read on and find out…


THE Radient Reaktor 3500kv Sensorless 1/10th Scale Brushless System Review

Radient Reaktor 3500kv Sensorless 1/10th Scale Brushless System Review

Intro- There are a whole lot of noobs out there that have been driving their brushed powered RTR’s and have mastered the stock power system. When that happens, boredom sets in, and a new brushless system goes on the wish list. The crew over at Firelands Group has a new entry level brushless system called the Radient Reaktor. This 540 system should be an easy swap for RTR gear, and should instantly transform boring RTR power up to “Holy Cow this thing rips!”. How does the Radient Reaktor truly hold up? Lets find out…


Radient RC Origin Battery Charger
With Santa delivering a lot of RTR cars and trucks for Christmas there is a need for an easy to use Ni-MH charger. The crew over at Radient have come up with just that, their new Origin Ni-MH charger makes battery charging simple at an affordable price. Some of its features and specs include-

* Charges up to 4 amps on AC or DC
* Charges 1-8 cell Ni-MH
* Charges Ni-MH and NiCd type of cells
* Single button interface
* Uses LED to show charge status
* Slim design to save space
* Part #RDNA0014

The Radient Origin has a street price of $35 and they are available right now at your local HobbyTown USA dealer.

Want to read one of our previous Radient battery charger reviews? HERE is the link you want.

radient reaktor

New from Radient RC is this brushless motor and ESC combo. The 3500kv system is built to be ideal for your 2WD 1/10th scale vehicles and can even handle running in your 4WD Helion Dominus SC and TR. It can handle 2S or 3S lipo setups, and the waterproof esc is ready for your bashing.

The Radient product line can be found at the Hobby Town Website.

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origin charger

New from the Radient RC folks is a entry level charger called the Origin. It’s a one button, NiMH/NiCd charger that is meant to keep it as easy as possible. It can handle 1-8 cells and charge from 1 to 4 amps.

Radient chargers can be found on the Hobby Town Website.

We have reviewed several Radient chargers in the past, click HERE to check them out.

THE Radient Ascend Battery Charger Review

Radient Ascend Charger

Tired of using that 8 hour wall charger that came with your new RTR? Looking for a quality “do-it-all” charger at a decent price? Have ya seen one of the new Radient chargers at your friendly/local HobbyTown USA and are wondering if it’s any good? Well… welcome to Cubby’s Radient Ascend review where I’ll give ya all the answers.


radient primal charger

THE Radient Primal Charger Review

Have you just bought a RTR that comes with a ridiculously slow wall charger? Want to measure charge times in minutes instead of with a sun dial? Rejoice, as Radient RC has a nifty upgrade charger called the Primal. Today we’ll be taking a look at Radients affordable new Primal charger. How well does it work? Let’s take it for a spin and see…


Radient Primal

Straight from another press release we posted on the Radient Primal Charger here are the unboxing photos.

Expect to see it on the Hobby Town site or in your local Hobby Town shop soon.

Radient Ascend

We just posted the press release on the Radient Ascend Charger that is a Hobby Town exclusive. So it was time to post the unboxing photos.

Expect to see it on the Hobby Town site or in your local Hobby Town shop soon.

radient ascend chargerThe Radient folks have a new charger that is going to be a Hobby Town exclusive. It’s called the Radient Ascend, and can charge NiCd/NiMH as well as LiPO and LiFe. It’s an upgrade from the Radient Primal as this one can charge at 6 Amps. It can charge 1-8 NiMH cells and 2-3 LiPo cells. It also has a LCD display which will make it much easier to setup and get going. The Retail price is about $59.

Expect to see it on the Hobby Town site or in your local Hobby Town shop soon.