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Hitec HobbyTown USA

Hitec Booth At The HobbyTown USA Convention

As you have probably noticed, Hitec has announced a bunch of new gear this year. Luckily, we got a chance to take a look at many of them in person at the 2016 HobbyTown USA Convention. Of course the Hitec crew had a plethora of high-end servos on hand, but they also had a pair of their new drones. The Racer [...]

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RC Gear Shop Digital Servos

RC Gear Shop Digital Servos

Shipping now at Tower Hobbies is a variety of low cost RC Gear Shop Digital Servos. From micro sized up to full sized high-voltage coreless with titanium gears, the new RC Grear Shop digital servos can work in a great number of different rc applications. Prices range from $8 to $58 and you can get all the details at This [...]

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Hitec DPC-11 Universal Programming Interface

Hitec DPC-11 Universal Programming Interface

New from Hitec is the DPC-11 Universal Program Interface. What does the DPC-11 do? It allows you to fine tune your DXXX, HSB-9XXX, HS-7XXX or HS-5XXX series Hitec servos. By customizing the parameters on your servos you can dial them in for nearly any type of application. The DPC-11 allows you to adjust things like servo speed, dead band, soft [...]

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hitec hobbytown convention

Hitec at the 2015 HobbyTown USA Convention

Among our favorite booths at the HobbyTown USA Convention was from Hitec. You know Hitec as a leading producer of high quality servos and they didn’t disappoint at the show. They had a bunch of their new servos on display, plus a number of other new electronics. Some of our notes from the Hitec booth include- * Hitec is celebrating 25 [...]

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Spektrum S6250 Servo

New Surface Servos from Spektrum

Spektrum has just announced 6 New Servos for your bashing enjoy. All the servos comes with removable wire leads so that you can run the perfect length for your application and all metal mounting tabs to help them take an extra hard beating. The new Spektrum Servos are- S6240 High Speed Dig Servo Torque: 208 oz-in @ 6.0V Speed: 0.08 sec/60 deg @ [...]

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Xpert Low profile servos

New Low Profile Servos from Xpert RC USA

Get full sized servo performance with the weight and space savings of a low profile servo with the the new PI-3402 and PM-3402 from Xpert RC USA. Both servos feature stronger brushless motors and gear sets, with plenty of torque and speed for most applications. PI-3402 * Weight- 45g * Price- $104 * Speed @6.0V- .070 sec/60 * Torque @6.0V- 208.20 oz-in PM-3402 * Weight- 52g * Price- [...]

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KO Propo Carbon Fiber Servo Horn

KO Propo Carbon Fiber Servo Horn for 12th Scale Pan Cars

KO Propo has just announced a very trick looking Carbon Fiber Servo Horn. KO says that it has less slop for a more direct feel when driving your car, we say that it just looks awesome. Either way, if you are doing an uber build it would be a nice addition to your car or truck. The horn is priced at [...]

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RC Gear Shop Metal Gear Servo Review

RC Gear Shop WinKing Standard Metal-Gear Servo Review

If you’ve been a basher for very long then you already know that you can never have enough servos in your toolbox. Inevitably, during a hard bash session, you (or one of your buddies) will tag a curb and lunch-out a servo unexpectedly. RC Gear Shop has a new line of very affordable servos. They are intended to replace stock [...]

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Hitec HSB-9360TH Servo Review

Hitec HSB-9360TH Servo Review

To build the “ultimate” rc vehicle you have to use top-shelf electronics, the HSB-9360TH from Hitec has been hailed as one of the best servos they have ever produced. The 9360 (and its sibling red case servos) is high-end from the ground up, designed to be the best-of-the-best. From its Steve Neu designed brushless motor, to its titanium gear set, [...]

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Reedy Digital Servos

Reedy HV Digital Competition Servos

There are a zillion high-end servos on the market and now Reedy has thrown a couple of more into the mix. Both of their new digital servos are water/dust resistant, come with an aluminum mid-case, and use coreless motors. Their new RS1206 is stated to have a transit speed of .08 and a torque of 141 oz-in at 6 volts, while [...]

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Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Spektrum S6270 Low Profile HV Race Servo

Low profiles servos are smaller and lighter than “normal” size, but can make for an easier install while still offering plenty of performance. The latest servo from Spektrum is a low profile unit called the S6270. The S6270 is blazing fast with a transit speed of .05 at 8.4 volts. It is no slouch at torque either with 174 oz-in [...]

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Xpert WR-6601 Servo Review

Xpert WR-6601 HV Waterproof Servo Review – Product Spotlight

This time of year in the Midwest can be a mess, if it’s not raining every other day, it is snowing. As you already know as a hobbyist, water can be bad news for electronics. Recently the BigSquidRC Bash Crew got the opportunity to test one of the latest waterproof servos on the market, the Xpert WR-6601 HV. While its waterproofing [...]

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Futaba BLS571SV Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Futaba BLS571SV Brushless Servo

It has been a decade since brushless motors took over our rc cars and trucks. Now, brushless is taking over even further, they are being used in servos. When used in a servo they are said to be smoother, more efficient, and more powerful than other styles of motors. Futaba sent us one of their brushless powered BLS571SV servos for review [...]

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Xpert WR-4401 Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Xpert WR-4401 Waterproof Servo

People still want fast servos with a a lot of torque, however, now days waterproofing is nearly a “must have” feature as well. Some of the latest high-end waterproof servos to hit the market come from Xpert RC. We been beating on one of the WR-4401 (.08 speed and 255 oz-in at 6v) waterproof servos for over a month. What [...]

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Rage RC servo review

Product Spotlight – Rage RC Servo Review

Rage RC from Hobby & Recreation Products has made some waves with their new servo line-up. How is that? Well, their most expensive servo comes in at a measly $12. How do the Rage RC servos perform? Do they blow their guts out if you tap a curb? Are they worth the cash? Here is what we’ve learned from using [...]

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