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Hitec D-Series Servo Video

Video – Hitec D-Series Servo Highlights

Recently uploaded by Hitec is a new video featuring their D-Series line-up of servos. The video does a nice job of explaining some of the advantages of running Hitec servos, as well as some of their high-end features. The D-Series comes with a 32 bit processor for advanced programming options, a 25 tooth output spline for easy compatibility, and features [...]

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Pro-Line Hyrax 1.9 Scale Rock Crawling Tires

Everybody’s Scalin’ – Upgrading your RTR Servo

You know what makes me break down and cry? It’s seeing a rig that’s totally tricked out with almost every aluminum option part, a custom body and aftermarket tires…that’s also using an RTR caliber steering servo. The humanity! This year marks 25 years in the hobby for me, and in that time I’ve really only come to appreciate a quality servo [...]

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Hitec Surface Manager Mike Mayberry

Mike Mayberry New Hitec Surface Team Manager

The crew at Hitec have recently announced Mike Mayberry as their new surface team manager. For all you aspiring racers out there, Hitec is the team to be on for their high-end servos, as well as their Lynx 4S 2.4GHz radio system. Congrats to Mike on being named their team manager, he has been a member of the Hitec staff [...]

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Hitec D-Series Servos

New D-Series Servos From Hitec

Just announced by Hitec are Five New Servos in their popular D-Series line-up. New are the D89MW, D145SW, D485HW, D646WP and D777MG, all of which feature 32 bit resolution and incredible digital performance. For all you bashers out there, the 5646 has been replaced by the IP-67 rated D646WP. The D145SW is made for slim applications in aircraft. The new low [...]

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Video Adam Drake Hitec Servo

Video – Adam Drake And The Hitec HSB-9381TH Servo

Just posted by Adam Drake is a video about the new Hitec HSB-9381TH brushless servo. In the video Adam does a great job of going over what’s new on the Hitec, as well as putting out some great observations. The 9381 replaces the legendary 9380 and sports a full aluminum case to withstand all the punishment you can throw at [...]

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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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Hitec D-Series Servos

2 New D-Series Premium Servos From Hitec

Just announced by Hitec are a pair of new D-Series servos, the sport class D625MW and D645MW. These replace the older HS-5625MG/HS-5665MH and are designed to give you solid performance at a great price point. Here are some of their specifications. * Splash proof design * 25 tooth splines * Fully programmable * Can be used on a variety of different input voltages (4.8 [...]

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Monster Truck Madness #17 – Pro-Mod SMT10

In Monster Truck Madness #6, which I wrote in February, I went into detail on how best to get started modifying your Axial SMT10. The time has come to talk about juicing one up even further than that. Back in April I made substantial changes to one of my two SMT10’s to bring it up to snuff with the “Pro Modified” category of [...]

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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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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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Hitec H4 Plus Charger

Hitec H4 Plus Charger

Coming in July from the great folks at Hitec is the H4 Plus battery charger. The H4 Plus is a luxury 4-channel charger that is jam packed with all sorts of cool features. Here are some of the H4 Plus’s specifications- * 32 bit high performance microprocessor * Full aluminum case * Hitec channel bridge function * 128 x 64 backlit graphic LCD * Charges [...]

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Upgrading the Servo in a Traxxas TRX-4

The Traxxas TRX-4 is a great vehicle out of the box, but there is always room for improvement. The most effective upgrade that you can do over stock is upgrading the steering servo to a more burly unit. Here, I’ll show you how. The Hitec HS-5646WP has proven itself time and time again in my scalers since I started using them in [...]

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RC Airplane Water Dancing Hitec Joe Nall

Video – Airplane Water Dancing With Hitec At Joe Nall

Have you ever seen a giant gas powered rc airplane dance on water? Neither have we, but now you can by watching the video shown below. Recently, at the Joe Nall air show, the Hitec crew decided to have some fun by getting crazy with one of their big gas powered planes. The video shows what can be done when [...]

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