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Spektrum S1100 Smart AC Charger Review

Spektrum S1100 Smart AC Charger Review

The folks over at Horizon Hobby made big news when they introduced their Smart Technology line-up of products a couple of years ago. The latest product in that line-up is the Spektrum S1100 Smart Battery Charger. We’ve been passing the S1100 around the office for a few weeks to get our Bash Crew’s thoughts on how it performs. How easy [...]

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Hitec RDX2 Mini Charger Review

Hitec RDX2 Mini AC Balance Charger Review

Once you really get into the hobby, a good battery charger becomes a necessity. Over the last 5 years, Hitec has put out a bunch of different battery chargers, and out of the ones that we’ve tested, we have been very impressed. In fact, we consider Hitec one of the very front runners for rc hobby battery chargers. Their very [...]

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Hitec X2 AC Pocket Charger

Hitec Teases New X2 AC Pocket Charger

Being teased right now by Hitec at the 2019 Shizuoka Hobby Show is the X2 AC Pocket battery charger. Hitec has long been a leader in battery charger technology, and with more and more people scale crawling, small chargers are increasingly in demand. The X2 AC Pocket should be perfect for scale crawlers or bashers who are looking to save [...]

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Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger Hemi Orange

Kyosho 1970 Dodge Charger In Hemi Orange

The folks over at Kyosho have announced a 1970 Dodge Charger in Hemi Orange. Oh yes, that Hemi Orange sure pops on its highly detailed, and fully licensed, Dodge Charger body. Along with the new color, the Charger gets Kyosho’s new FZ02L 4wd Fazer Mk2 chassis. The new chassis is a simplified designed to reduce maintenance, while also reducing weight. [...]

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Hitec X2 Hi-Power AC Plus

Hitec Teases New Battery Chargers

The good folks at Hitec Multiplex Japan are now teasing three new chargers, one of which comes with Wireless Cell Phone Charging. That’s right, the new X2 Hi-Power AC Plus is a dual bank battery charger that can also do wireless cell phone charging, plus it packs a punch with a maximum charge rate of 15 amps. Also being teased [...]

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Traxxas EZ Peak Live Dual iD

New Traxxas EZ Peak Live Dual iD Charger

Do you need power? New from Traxxas is the EZ Peak Live Dual iD battery charger. The new EZ Peak packs a serious punch with up to 200 watts (26 amps!) worth of charging power. Here are the highlights- * Built-in Bluetooth connectivity works with new Traxxas EZ-Peak Live app * Most advanced charger in the EZ-Peak lineup * 13.4 amps x 2 [...]

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HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

HRC Racing Dual Star Pro Charger

The folks over at HRC Racing have just announced the Dual Star Pro Charger. The Dual Star is a dual port charger, thus allowing you to charge two battery packs at once. * PC interface * USB output * Charges LiPo, LiHV, LiFe, LiIo, NiCd, NiMH, Pb * 6S maximum cell count * Maximum charge rate 20 amps * Maximum discharge of 5 amps * Measures internal [...]

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Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo Review

Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby Review

In the bashing world, dual port chargers are extremely popular. A typical basher often times heads out with 2 or more cars, which if you run a lot, creates a lot of battery packs that need charging. A couple months ago we started using the Dynamite Passport Ultra Force Duo from Horizon Hobby. It is a dual port charger with [...]

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Dynamite Prophet Sport Mini

Dynamite Prophet Sport Mini Battery Charger

New from Dynamite is the Prophet Sport Mini 50 Watt battery charger. This affordable little charger is AC powered and can charge up to a 4S LiPo. Its small size makes it easy to take just about anywhere, while handy LED indicators display charge status. Here are some of its other highlights- * 50 watts of total charge power * Max charge [...]

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X2 AC Plus Black Edition Charger

Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition Dual Charger

With newly increased capability and capacity, the Hitec X2 AC Plus Black Edition is headed soon to a hobby shop near you. The Hitec is an AC/DC unit that can be used just about anywhere. For power it sports a charge rate of up to 10 amps per channel and it can handle up to a 6S LiPo cell count. [...]

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LRP Pulsar Sport

LRP Pulsar Sport Battery Charger

Are you in need of a new charger? If so, LRP has just announced the Pulsar Sport AC/DC. Being an AC/DC unit, it comes with an internal power supply for use off of AC power or it can be powered by 12 volts DC. The Pulsar Sport charges a variety of different batteries, including the new LiHV cells, plus it [...]

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Hitec RDX1 Pro

Hitec RDX1 Pro Battery Charger

After announcing two new chargers yesterday, Hitec isn’t finished yet! Today the Hitec crew sent out the press release for the RDX1 Pro Battery Charger. The original RDX1 was a favorite of ours because of its small size and big output, the Pro version gets some upgrades and is even better. Here are some of its highlights- * Microprocessor controlled * Integrated [...]

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Hitec X2 High Power Battery Charger

Hitec X2 High Power Battery Charger

New from the good folks over at Hitec is the X2 High Power Battery Charger. The X2 High Power is a dual port charger that can be used on either AC or DC input power. The X2 High Power is also high tech sporting an innovative Voice Guide Function which makes the charger even easier to program. * DC output port [...]

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Hitec Power Peak E7

Hitec Power Peak E7 Battery Charger

Just announced by Hitec is the Power Peak E7 battery charger. The E7 can charge and discharge all of your packs while using Hitec’s battery identification system. An easy to see graphic screen makes it easy to use while a USB output allows you to charge your smart device. * Up to a 20 amp charge rate * Internal resistance meter * Can [...]

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Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

Duratrax Onyx 260 Charger Review

With dual port chargers all the rage, the folks at Duratrax have released the Onyx 260. Not only does the Onyx have two charge ports, but it also comes with a nifty touch screen display. We’ve been using (read- abusing) an Onyx 260 for several weeks to determine if it is up to the basher lifestyle. Keep on reading to [...]

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