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Losing grip – Voltage, locks and LiPos

A couple of weeks back I had the pleasure of working in a city situated along Sweden’s largest river, Göta kanal. Compared to rivers like the Amazon, Kongo or Mississippi, it’s but a trickle of water, but nonetheless it was both beautiful and fascinating. To be specific, the river was beautiful, and its locks were fascinating. The city boasted six [...]


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 [...]


Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger

Hitec RDX1 AC/DC Battery Charger

While Hitec is primarily known for their high-end servos, they also have a great battery charger line-up. Their latest charger is the RDX1. The RDX1 is a tower style charger that has an extra small footprint, leaving you extra space on your pit table. It is an AC/DC design, making it easy to use anywhere, and it can charge all [...]


Venom X-Maxx LiPo

Venom LiPo Batteries For The Traxxas X-Maxx

Have you noticed that there are getting to be a lot of Traxxas X-Maxx trucks out there? We have, and it looks like Venom has too. To give the X-Maxx more run time and power, Venom has announced a 3S 10,500mAh LiPo. The big Venom is a 50C design that uses cells matched by internal resistance. Of course a Traxxas [...]


Reedy 1S 8000 LiPo

Reedy 8000mAh 70C 3.7V LiPo Battery

Need a new battery for your 12th scale pan or World GT car? Reedy has announced a new 1 Cell 8000mAh 70C LiPo to give your car more power and run-time. 4mm bullets are used to connect to the pack, while a hard case is used for maximum protection. The battery has a street price of $105, a part number of [...]


Reedy 6500mAh 65C 14.8V Competition LiPo Battery

Reedy 6500mAh 65C 14.8V LiPo Battery

For all you 8th scale drivers, Reedy has announced a new high-end 4S LiPo battery. Their 6500mAh 14.8 Volt LiPo battery is rated for a 65C discharge and comes with a Deans style connector. A hard case is used to help keep it from being damaged, while its high capacity gives you plenty of run time. The part number is #318, [...]


RB Energy LiPo Battery

RB Energy 100C LiPo Batteries

The crew over at RB Products have added 2 new LiPos to their battery line-up. The new RB Energy packs are both rated at 6400mAh with 100C discharge rates. Both come with protective hard cases, while the 2S pack uses 4mm bullet connectors and the 4S pack comes with a Deans style T-plug. The part number for the 4S model is [...]


Racers Edge LiPo Battery Review

Review – Racers Edge Prime 2S 100C 6500mAh LiPo Battery

THE Racers Edge Prime 7.4v 2S 100C 6500mAh LiPo Battery ReviewWith today’s high powered brushless systems a quality battery can make all the difference between having a really good day, or a really bad one. A good battery can not only make your truck faster and give longer runtimes, but can also supply enough current to help prevent cogging. Today [...]


Speedzone square LiPo

Speedzone Peerless Series Square 2S 80C 6000mAh LiPo Battery

The latest LiPo Battery from Speedzone is a square pack from their Peerless Series. Square packs measure in at 93 x 68 x 25mm and fit in several of the newer 10th scale race type vehicles. The square Speedzone is stated to be an 80C discharge and comes with 4mm bullet connectors. The part number for the Speedzone square LiPo is [...]


Fantom LiPo Battery

Fantom 80C-160C Pro Series 2S 6000mAh LiPo

The guys over at Fantom Racing have announced their latest go-fast LiPo pack, a 2S 6000mAh hardcase. This pack comes in 3 different styles- with Traxxas connector, with Deans, or with bullets, with each sporting a street price of $94. These new Pro Series packs are said to have the lowest internal resistance and highest voltage available in rc. Some [...]


TrakPower Lipo Review

Review – TrakPower 2S 70C 6800mAh Lipo Battery

THE TrakPower 7.4v 2S 70C 6800mAh Lipo Battery ReviewWhat makes for a good Lipo battery? That depends on what you are looking for, but most people look for excellent runtimes, lots of voltage, and a long cycle life. We’ve been using and abusing a TrakPower 2S 70C 6800 for a few months now. How does it stack up to the [...]


Tattu Lipo Battery Review

Review – Tattu 2S 80C 6200mAh Lipo Battery

THE Tattu 7.4v 2S 80C 6200mAh Lipo Battery ReviewTattu is one of the newer names in the Lipo Battery biz. Seeing as how a majority of hobbyists run electric now days, Lipos are highly in demand. Today we are taking a close look at the Tattu 2S 80C 6200 to see exactly how it performs. Should a Tattu be at [...]

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Lipo Battery Wristband

Have you ever had that pesky problem of Lipo batteries catching fire in your pants pockets? Or how about forgetting a Lipo in your pocket and accidentally running it through the washer? I have to admit I’ve never had those issues, but who knows, maybe someone has. The crew at has set out to solve those problems with their [...]


Thunder Power G8 Chemistry Lipos

Thunder Power RC has just announced a whole new line up of lipo batteries with a new chemistry called G8! The new packs are lighter, smaller, and more powerful! Sounds like a win-win to us! Looking forward to getting our hands on some of these! Check out the Thunder Power Website for more information. Need more Lipo news from BSRC? Click HERE. [...]


Traxxas Lipo Batteries are Super Fresh

Traxxas Power Cell Lipo Batteries are Super Fresh

We received a note from the crew over at Traxxas letting us know they have a unique way to ensure the Lipo battery you get with a new Traxxas vehicle is factory fresh. Lipo’s lose capacity over time, even if just sitting on a shelf, so the newer your Lipo is, the stronger and longer run-time that it will have. From [...]