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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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Reedy HV Digital Servos

Reedy HV Digital Servos

The folks over at Reedy have announced a pair of affordable new HV Digital Servos. These are intended as an upgrade from your old busted up RTR servo and they come with sturdy metal gears. Water resistant, the Reedy servos also come with dual bearings and high torque motors. 0712MG – 0.12 speed/7.0 kg-cm @ 7.4V, $29, #27110 1514MG – 0.14 [...]

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Traxxas 2085X Servo Review

Review – Traxxas X-Maxx 2085X Servo Upgrade

To upgrade the steering in your X-Maxx, the crew at Traxxas have released the 2085X. The 2085X servo has more torque than the stock unit, but perhaps more importantly, it comes with full metal gears to improve durability. The BSRC Bash Crew has been thrashing the daylights out of a 2085X in one of our X-Maxx test trucks for several [...]

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Spektrum Ryan Dunford Interview

Interview With Spektrum’s Ryan Dunford

A few weeks ago Spektrum announced their innovative S6240RX Servo. Servos don’t usually get a lot of attention, but the Spektrum unit is quite unique as it features a built in receiver. The BigSquidRC Bash Crew decided to get with Spektrum to learn more about it, and while we had them at our ear, to ask a number of other [...]

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BK Servo BLS-SS-HS

BK Servo BLS-SS-HS

Coming soon from BK Servo is the BLS-SS-HS. The BLS-SS-HS is a low profile servo which allows it to fit in a wide variety of applications, but is intended for 1/10th scale racing. A full aluminum case aids in durability, while also helping to dissipate heat. The latest servo from BK is expected to start shipping in April and you can [...]

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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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Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

Futaba O.S. Speed Tuned Servos

The folks at Futaba have entered a collaboration with O.S. Speed to put out three new High-End Servos. All the servos are a high voltage design, they all utilize ceramic bearings, and they come with aluminum cases for added durability and bling factor. Speed T1 – 1/10 on-road, upper & middle aluminum case, speed of 0.08 sec and torque of 11.0kgf [...]

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KO Propo RSx 3 Servo

KO Propo RSx 3 Servos

Just announced by KO Propo are 4 models in their new RSx 3 servo line-up. The RSx 3 servos feature a high speed communication system (HCS) with the receiver for ultra fast response times. Metal gears and coreless motors come standard, as does an aluminum mid-case on all the servos in the RSx 3 line. The HC servos also come [...]

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Spektrum S6240RX Servo Receiver

Spektrum S6240RX Servo With Built In Receiver

Whoa, what’s this? Spektrum has a new servo that has a receiver built in. That servo is the S6240RX and it could change they way we look at electronics. A servo using a built in receiver can make it much easier to hide electronics in your scale build, or it can save a lot of space in the tight confines [...]

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JConcepts Aluminum B6 B6D Servo Mount

JConcepts Aluminum B6/B6D Servo Mount

JConcepts has announced a new Aluminum Servo Mount for the Team Associated B6 and B6D. The servo mount has been precision machined from aluminum and will be available anodized in blue or in black. The mount was designed to better hold the servo, thus keeping your steering trim more consistent after crashing or taking a big hit. Pricing is just [...]

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ProTek 170SBL Servo Review

ProTek Black Label 170SBL Servo Review

There are good servos, then there are GOOD servos, and the new lineup of Black Label servos from ProTek are aimed at the very top. Recently we got a chance to use (read- abuse) a ProTek 170SBL, a top-of-the-line brushless powered servo that has great specs for 8th scale or monster truck use. After weeks of bashing, what did we [...]

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Protek Black Label Brushless Servos

ProTek Black Label Brushless Servos

New from the folks over at ProTek are three Black Label Brushless Servos. Using brushless motor technology in servos is all the rage as it helps improve efficiency, it also results in faster and longer lasting servos. The Black Label servos come with an aluminum heatsink for heat reduction and have detachable wire leads for easy installation and replacement. PTK-170SBL [...]

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Spektrum High-Voltage 1/5 Scale Digital Servo Reviews

Since we have been loving and bashing the heck out of our Losi 1/5 WRC from Horizon Hobby, it seemed only appropriate to give it a little upgrade. We recently got our hands on two new servos from Spektrum. The S9020 1/5 Scale Digital HV (High Voltage) Steering Servo, and the S9010 Throttle Servo. How did they do in the [...]

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Hitec servo programmer tester

Hitec HFP-30 Digital Servo Programmer & Tester

Precisely dial-in your Hitec digital servos with Hitec’s new HFP-30 Servo Programmer & Tester. The HFP-30 has an easy to read LCD screen and the advanced features you are looking for to get the most out of your servos. Operating on 4.8 to 8.4 volts, the programmer/tester is priced at $79 and has a part number of #44427. Want to [...]

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