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Monster Truck Madness #17 – Pro-Mod SMT10

In Monster Truck Madness #6, which I wrote in February, I went into detail on how best to get started modifying your Axial SMT10. The time has come to talk about juicing one up even further than that. Back in April I made substantial changes to one of my two SMT10’s to bring it up to snuff with the “Pro Modified” category of [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Pro

Hitec RDX1 Pro Battery Charger

After announcing two new chargers yesterday, Hitec isn’t finished yet! Today the Hitec crew sent out the press release for the RDX1 Pro Battery Charger. The original RDX1 was a favorite of ours because of its small size and big output, the Pro version gets some upgrades and is even better. Here are some of its highlights- * Microprocessor controlled * Integrated [...]

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Hitec X2 High Power Battery Charger

Hitec X2 High Power Battery Charger

New from the good folks over at Hitec is the X2 High Power Battery Charger. The X2 High Power is a dual port charger that can be used on either AC or DC input power. The X2 High Power is also high tech sporting an innovative Voice Guide Function which makes the charger even easier to program. * DC output port [...]

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Hitec Power Peak E7

Hitec Power Peak E7 Battery Charger

Just announced by Hitec is the Power Peak E7 battery charger. The E7 can charge and discharge all of your packs while using Hitec’s battery identification system. An easy to see graphic screen makes it easy to use while a USB output allows you to charge your smart device. * Up to a 20 amp charge rate * Internal resistance meter * Can [...]

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Hitec D954SW Servo

3 New Servos From Hitec

It is no secret that Hitec is known as the leader in servo technology. To help give you more high-end servo options for your rigs, they just announced 3 New Servos designed for durability, ease of programming, and smooth response. First up is the D930SW. The D930SW uses steel gears and is aimed at the high speed market. It sports a [...]

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Hitec H4 Plus Charger

Hitec H4 Plus Charger

Coming in July from the great folks at Hitec is the H4 Plus battery charger. The H4 Plus is a luxury 4-channel charger that is jam packed with all sorts of cool features. Here are some of the H4 Plus’s specifications- * 32 bit high performance microprocessor * Full aluminum case * Hitec channel bridge function * 128 x 64 backlit graphic LCD * Charges [...]

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Upgrading the Servo in a Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4 is a great vehicle out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. The most effective upgrade that you can do over stock is upgrading the steering servo to a more burly unit. Here, I’ll show you how. The Hitec HS-5646WP has proven itself time and time again in my scalers since I started using them in [...]

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RC Airplane Water Dancing Hitec Joe Nall

Video – Airplane Water Dancing With Hitec At Joe Nall

Have you ever seen a giant gas powered rc airplane dance on water? Neither have we, but now you can by watching the video shown below. Recently, at the Joe Nall air show, the Hitec crew decided to have some fun by getting crazy with one of their big gas powered planes. The video shows what can be done when [...]

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Hitec D-Series Servos

Hitec D-Series 32-Bit Metal Case Servos

Just announced are three new D-Series 32-Bit Metal Case Servos from the good folks over at Hitec. The D-Series servos set a new standard for advanced programming and use a 32-bit microcontroller unit, along with a 12-bit analog to digital converter, to make them some of the most advanced servos on the market. * High resolution, rapid response design * Durable titanium [...]

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Hitec HSB-9381TH

Hitec HSB-9381TH Servo

Coming soon from the good folks over at Hitec is the HSB-9381TH servo. The 9381 is a high-end unit featuring an all aluminum case for durability and a brushless motor for improved efficiency. The high resolution 9381 is programmable and uses a hybrid (metal/plastic/duralumin) first gear to prevent inadvertent electrical contact. * 6 to 8.4 volt input * Ultra-low current consumption * Speed- [...]

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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 Phantom X4 Charger

Hitec Phantom X4 Charger

Soon to be released from Hitec is the Phantom X4 Battery Charger. The Phantom X4 was specifically designed to charge four DJI Phantom 3 or DJI Phantom 4 Smart Batteries at once. This is big news for the drone crowd and the Phantom X4 can also charge two smart devices via USB ports and two remote controllers at the same [...]

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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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Hitec Energy Propel Combo Packs

Hitec Energy Propel Combo Packs

Hitec has announced that their popular Energy Propel Motors will soon be available in Combo Packs. These are powerful brushless motors that have a built in programmable ESC and are used to power drones/quadcopters. The Energy Propel combo packs will include two clockwise and two counter clockwise motors, making it easy to power up your favorite quad. The combo packs [...]

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Hitec X1 Nano

Hitec X1 Nano Charger

New from the good folks over at Hitec is the X1 Nano AC Input Balance Multicharger. The X1 Nano was designed to make charging a pack as easy as possible, without taking up a bunch of space. To charge a pack with the X1 Nano all you have to do is plug in a pack, select the cell chemistry, then [...]

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