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MaxAmps LiHV Quadcopter Race Packs

MaxAmps FPV Race Edition LiHV 1600 4S Packs

If you are a hardcore drone racer, it is all about speed. To help you go faster than your competition, MaxAmps has announced LiHV Race Edition 4S 1600 packs. The MaxAmps LiHV cells put out far superior voltage compared to normal LiPo batteries, thus giving your drone more power. * Charges up to 4.35 volts per cell * 150C rated discharge * [...]


MaxAmps 9000XL 4s LiPo Traxxas X-Maxx

MaxAmps 4S 9000XL LiPo Batteries For the X-Maxx

Have you just installed an 8S power up kit to your Traxxas X-Maxx? Have a new 8S X-Maxx on the way? To help power your beast MaxAmps has announced a 4S 9000XL LiPo Battery Set. The set comes with a pair of 100C rated 4S 9000mAh LiPo packs to give your truck 29.6 volts of glorious power. The MaxAmps packs [...]


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 [...]


Bashers Basics – The Bench – Charging Station

Charging RC batteries is probably one of the most dangerous part of the whole hobby (we aren’t renowned for being daredevils), but there is a way to do it right, and a way to do it wrong, not sure if you are safe? Never fear, Bashers Basics is here! There are 3 steps to take to diagnose your battery charging situation [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Futaba 6.6V 1700mAh LiFe 4PX

Futaba LiFe 6.6V 1700mAh Battery For The 4PX

Looking for a good battery to use in your Futaba 4PX? If so, Futaba has you covered with a 1700mAh 6.6 volt LiFe unit. The Futaba battery is a perfect fit and comes with the connector needed to plug it right in, thus making the install a breeze. 1700mAh worth of capacity will give your 4PX plenty of run-time and [...]


Dynamite Reaction High Voltage LiPo

New High Voltage Reaction LiPos from Dynamite

You’ve heard about the new LiHV cells right? LiHV are LiPo batteries that have higher voltage than standard packs. Higher voltage means Faster speeds, and if you bash, you can never have enough power. The new Dynamite cells can be charged up to 4.35V per cell instead of the standard 4.2, which makes a big difference, especially on higher cell [...]


MaxAmps 1850mah 4s 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

MaxAmps 1850mAh 14.8V Drone Racing Battery

New from MaxAmps is the 1850mAh 4S 14.8V Drone Racing Battery. This pack was designed to enhance handling while FPV racing. The MaxAmps pack not only has low weight, but also sports a low center of gravity, helping to create smoother handling and faster lap times. * 100C rated discharge * Up to a 5C charge rate * Built with Deans Ultra wire * [...]


Fantom Outlaw HV Pro Series

Fantom Outlaw HV Pro Series Batteries

New from Fantom is a line-up of Outlaw HV LiPo Batteries. The Outlaw HVs are not legal at ROAR tracks, but when you are out where bashing horsepower is king, a little extra voltage can go a long ways in beating your friends to the other side of the parking lot and back. * Produced using premium Japanese materials * Come with [...]