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Reedy Zappers SG Competition HV-LiPo Batteries

Reedy Zappers SG HV-LiPo Batteries

Just announced by Reedy is a new line-up of Zappers SG HV-LiPo Batteries. In all, there are 7 new batteries in the line-up, all of which were designed to give you more power on the track. The packs use a silicon graphene construction, this yields a lower internal resistance, thus increasing voltage output while reducing temperatures and improving cycle-life. #27320 Reedy [...]

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G-Force GD200 Discharger

G-Force GD200 Battery Discharger

Do you need a high current discharger? If so, have a look at the new GD200 from G-Force. The GD200 can accept 5.4 to 34 volt of input power and has a maximum discharge rate of 30 amps. * Discharge current range 0.01 to 30 amps * Quickly takes packs to proper storage voltage * Large diameter fan * Temp sensor * Allows you to [...]

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Gens Ace Holiday Codes

Gens Ace Special Holiday Gift Codes

Right now the folks at Gens Ace are serving up some Special Holiday Gift Codes. Actually, right now is perfect timing. With so many people getting new trucks for Christmas, there are going to be a whole lot of people needing a new battery pack, so this is the perfect time to save some cash on a new LiPo. From [...]

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Gens Ace 2S 5000 LiPo Battery Review

Review – Gens Ace 2S 5000mAh HardCase 100C LiPo Battery

Remember Gens Ace batteries? Yes, that is the same company that won not one, but two, of our LiPo battery shootouts back in the day. Now days, they are cranking out batteries of all shapes and sizes to help keep your truck running as fast as it can. It has been a while since we tested a Gens Ace pack, so [...]

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Maclan Racing Race Formula Graphene LiHV Batteries

Maclan Racing Race Formula Graphene LiHV Batteries

Maclan Racing is best known for their brushless power system, but today they have officially announced a new line-up of Lithium based batteries. New from Maclan are four Race Formula Graphene LiHV Batteries. The LiHV Maclan packs yield higher voltage under load than traditional LiPo packs, therefore giving your truck or buggy more power. Here are more of their highlights- * [...]

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iSDT Q6+ Smart Charger

iSDT Q6+ Smart Charger

Have you been looking for a new charger? If so, have a look at the iSDT Q6+ Smart Charger. The Q6+ is a small pocket charger from iSDT and was designed for maximum performance in a small footprint. What kind of features does it have? * 2.4″ IPS display, 320 x 240 * Charges LiFe, LiPO, Li-Ion, LiHV, Pb, NiMH * 80 x [...]

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HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

The folks over at HRC Racing have just announced the Dual Star Pro Charger. The Dual Star is a dual port charger, thus allowing you to charge two battery packs at once. * PC interface * USB output * Charges LiPo, LiHV, LiFe, LiIo, NiCd, NiMH, Pb * 6S maximum cell count * Maximum charge rate 20 amps * Maximum discharge of 5 amps * Measures internal [...]

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Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Review

Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby Review

In the bashing world, dual port chargers are extremely popular. A typical basher often times heads out with 2 or more cars, which if you run a lot, creates a lot of battery packs that need charging. A couple months ago we started using the Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby. It is a dual port charger with [...]

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Dynamite Prophet Sport Mini

Dynamite Prophet Sport Mini Battery Charger

New from Dynamite is the Prophet Sport Mini 50 Watt battery charger. This affordable little charger is AC powered and can charge up to a 4S LiPo. Its small size makes it easy to take just about anywhere, while handy LED indicators display charge status. Here are some of its other highlights- * 50 watts of total charge power * Max charge [...]

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Traxxas Battery Charge Indicator Plugs

Traxxas Battery Charge Indicator Plugs

Have you ever picked up a pack and wondered if it is full, at storage voltage, or completely empty? With the new Battery Indicator Plugs from Traxxas, you won’t have to wonder about that anymore. The plugs are designed to fit Traxxas connectors and come in three different colors. One color is used for fully charged, one for storage, and [...]

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X2 AC Plus Black Edition Charger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition Dual Charger

With newly increased capability and capacity, the Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition is headed soon to a hobby shop near you. The Hitec is an AC/DC unit that can be used just about anywhere. For power it sports a charge rate of up to 10 amps per channel and it can handle up to a 6S LiPo cell count. [...]

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Everybody’s Scalin’ – Lipo Tips for the Trail

It’s been a long time since I’ve discussed batteries which, shame on me, are often the subject of e-mails that I receive from noobs. I’ve neglected the topic for far too long, so here we go. Here are a few tips on selection and safety, as it pertains to r/c trail trucks. Let’s do it scatter-shots style. Battery mAh and C rating – [...]

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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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