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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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Reedy Zappers LiPo

Reedy Zappers Hi-Voltage Low Profile & 1S LiPos

Available now from Reedy are 3 new packs in their Zappers LiPo battery line-up. The Reedy Zappers aren’t your normal LiPo, they use LiHV cells that put out more voltage than typical packs and can be charged up to 8.7 volts on a 2S pack, or 4.35 on a 1 cell. The three new packs include a 1 cell 8000mAh, a [...]

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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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Traxxas 2S LiPo Completer Pack

Traxxas 2s LiPo & Charger Completer Pack

New from Traxxas is a 2S LiPo Single Battery & Charger Completer Pack. Whether you are upgrading to LiPo power or simply looking to save some cash on a combo, the completer pack should come in handy. The pack comes with one 5800mAh 2S LiPo and an EZ-Peak Plus Charger. This combo should work great for a bunch of different [...]

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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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Traxxxas EZ-Peak Live Bluetooth Charger

Traxxas EZ-Peak Live Charger With Bluetooth

Here is some big news from Traxxas, their Bluetooth equipped EZ-Peak Live battery charger. Once you have installed the Traxxas EZ-Peak Live app on your iOS or Android device, you can get detailed information, you can have remote monitoring, and you can use advanced operating functions from your cell phone or tablet. This not only makes charging up a pack [...]

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Team Orion Battery Protection Box

Team Orion Battery Protection Box

Isn’t it about time someone got serious about LiPo safety? Team Orion is taking LiPo safety up a notch with their new Battery Protection Boxes. The protection devices look much like ammo boxes and are used to store your Lithium based batteries when not in use. Team Orion is offering the protection boxes in three different sizes, hit up This Link [...]

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ProTek R/C Silicon Graphene HV LiPo

ProTek R/C Silicon Graphene HV LiPo Batteries

Get higher voltage with the new Silicon Graphene HV Batteries from ProTek RC. These new LiHV “SG” packs are rated for a 100C discharge rate and 10C for charging, but their claim to fame is higher output voltage while under load. They are also lightweight and are said to have an extremely flat discharge curve. Cell counts range from 1 [...]

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LRP FPV Race Batteries

FPV Race Packs From LRP

For all you aspiring FPV Drone Racers out there, LRP has announced a line-up of Race Pack LiPo Batteries. The LRP packs are some of the latest technology out there featuring a 90C discharge, an 8C (!!!) maximum charge rate, and they are LiHV cells for the highest possible voltage output. XT60 connectors come standard and four different packs will [...]

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Reedy Zappers Hi-Voltage Modified Shorty LiPo Batteries

Reedy Zappers Hi-Voltage Shorty LiPo Batteries

Oh yes, Reedy Zappers, back in the day they described NiMH cells that had been “zapped” to increase performance. Now days Reedy is using the “Zappers” moniker lithium based cells that are of the high voltage variety. In this case, Reedy has announced a pair of new Zappers Shorty Style Packs for modified racing. One of the new packs can [...]

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G-Force G6AC DUO 1080W Charger

G-Force G6AC DUO 1080W Charger

Coming soon from G-Force is the powerful dual port G6AC Duo 1080W Battery Charger. The charger has some cool features and doesn’t lack for power at a 20 amp maximum charge rate on both ports. It has a maximum cell count of 6S Lithium and comes with a built in power supply. * Two output ports for charging two packs at [...]

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ECX Ruckus LiPo Unboxing

Unboxing The LiPo Edition ECX Ruckus

A few weeks ago ECX announced that they would be including genuine LiPo Batteries in the latest editions of their 1/10th 2wd line-up. Today we are posting up pictures of the LiPo equipped 2WD Ruckus Monster Truck. The Ruckus remains mostly the same as the previous version, but does include a different Spektrum transmitter, new livery, a charger, and of [...]

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Bashers Basics — Upgrading Batteries

Hello and welcome back to Bashers Basics! In this post, we will look at batteries, and what you need to know before upgrading. I fondly remember the days where I rocked that 7 cell Nimh battery, trying to extract every last ounce of power out of my “rtr” battery. Hard core guys will say that is nothing, and tell you [...]

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Duratrax XT90 LiPo Batteries

Duratrax LiPo Batteries with XT90 Connectors

Do you have a new 1/8 4wd ARRMA truck that comes stock with XT90 connectors? If so, the folks over at Duratrax have announced a pair of packs that come with the proper connector to plug right in to your truck. Both packs were designed for high capacity with high output voltage, giving you more runtime and faster speeds. Duratrax Onyx [...]

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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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