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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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JConcepts Finish Line Charger Bag

JConcepts Finish Line Charger Bag

The folks over at JConcepts have just announced a Finish Line Charger Bag. The JConcepts charger bag can help get you organized, while also sporting a cool look. * Dual inner pockets for extra storage * Compact sizing * Front pocket for misc. items * Heavy duty stitching * Composite inner bottom and sides * Embroidered JConcepts logo The JConcepts Finish Line Charger Bag has street pricing [...]

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HPI Reactor 200 Battery Charger

HPI Reactor 200 Battery Charger

Over at HPI Racing they have announced a new battery charger, the Reactor 200. Designed to be a nice step up from a typical overnight wall-charger, the Reactor can charge up to a 3S LiPo with a maximum charge rate of 2 amps. * Simple to use * Charges LiPo, LiFe, NiMh, and NiCd cells * Selectable 0.7 or 2 amp charge rates * [...]

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Hyperion Sentry Mini Charger

Hyperion Sentry Mini Charger

Shipping now from Hyperion is the Sentry Mini Charger/Discharger. With more people out on the trails, small DC battery chargers are in demand. The Hyperion Sentry is small enough to take along while rock crawling, check out these features- * 50 watts of charging power * Max LiPo cell count of 6S * 12-30 volts DC input power * JST-XH balance connector * 390 watts [...]

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Reedy Zappers LiPo Batteries

Reedy Zappers SG3 Competition 1S & 4S HV-LiPo Batteries

Over at Reedy they are now shipping SG3 Competition Series 1S & 4S Li-HV battery packs. Theses HV high-output cells were designed for serious voltage output and runtime. Check out these features- * State-of-the-art LiPo chemistry * Reduced internal resistance * Lightweight design * Durable hard case * Low resistance connectors * Built to ROAR/IFMAR/EFRA/BRCA specifications * Zappers SG3 LiPo 8200mAh 85C 3.8V 1:12, #27351, $65 * Zappers [...]

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Spektrum Smart S1100 AC Charger

Spektrum Smart S1100 AC Charger

Coming later this month from Spektrum is the SMART S1100 AC Battery Charger. The S1100 continues the SMART charger line-up for Spektrum, take a look at these features- * Integrated power supply * High-visibility color LCD screen * Updated user interface * Charges LiFe/LiIon/LiPo/LiHV/NiMH/NiCd/Pb battery types * Automatically selects correct charge settings for Smart batteries * 100 watts total power * Max 6S LiPo cell count * Max [...]

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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 RDX2 Mini AC Balance Charger

Hitec RDX2 Mini AC Balance Charger

New from Hitec is the RDX2 Mini AC Balance Charger. The twin channel RDX2 Mini has a combined 100 watts of power and can charge packs up to 4S LiPo. Here are the highlights- * Max Charge Rate – 5 amps per channel * Dimensions – 3.5 x 3.9 x 5.0″ * 10 battery memory profiles * AGM & cold charge modes * Built in [...]

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MaxAmps Custom LiPo Battery Wraps

MaxAmps Custom LiPo Battery Wraps

Over at MaxAmps they have announced new Custom LiPo Battery Wraps. That’s right, you can now get a custom image on your new MaxAmps LiPo batteries to help make your next build the most unique yet. The image shown above is of a MaxAmps customer pack. The MaxAmps crew put a picture of the actual crawler that the pack was [...]

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Spektrum SMART LiPo ROAR

Spektrum SMART Race LiPo Batteries Now ROAR Approved

Spektrum has announced that their new SMART 100C Race LiPo Batteries have now been ROAR approved. The Spektrum 100C Race LiPos come with the very latest in SMART technology and mate perfectly with Spektrum’s full line-up of SMART battery chargers. Here is the official press release- The Spektrum team at Horizon Hobby has exciting news — Spektrum Smart 100C LiPo Race [...]

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Hitec X4 Square Charger

Lucky In Japan – Hitec X4 Square

For our lucky readers over in Japan, Hitec has dropped the X4 Square Battery Charger. The X4 Square is an incredibly simple four channel charger that has 50 watts of power on tap for each channel. Not currently available here in the states, the X4 Square handles 2 to 4S LiPo packs and has a maximum charge rate of 5 [...]

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Spektrum SMART Bundle 6S

New Smart Powerstage Bundles From Spektrum

To help make battery charging safer and easier than ever before, Spektrum has announced four new SMART Bundles. Each bundle comes with a SMART battery charger and SMART LiPo battery, the every latest in technology from Spektrum. Here are the highlights- * Integrated microchip stores unique parameters for each battery * SMART discharge automatically discharges to a safe voltage * SMART LiPo batteries [...]

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MaxAmps 62.5A 24 Volt Dual Output Power Supply

MaxAmps 62.5A 24 Volt Dual Output Power Supply

The folks over at MaxAmps have just announced a new 62.5A 24 Volt Dual Output Power Supply. This incredibly beefy power supply is ready to handle the high current needs of all of your battery chargers. * Completely new re-design * 24 volts DC output * 62.5 amps of current * 1500 total watts of power * Dual outputs to handle multiple chargers * 100v-240v AC [...]

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Spektrum RC 4S SMART LiPo Battery

New SMART LiPo Batteries From Spektrum

New from Spektrum are a pair of SMART Technology LiPo Batteries. Both packs sport a 100C discharge rate and SMART IC5 connectors. Here are more details- * Integrated microchip stores unique battery parameters & data * Smart discharge- batteries automatically discharge to storage voltage * Impact resistant ABS plastic hardcase * Gold plated, heavy-duty bullet connectors * Smart chip reader & balance wire in one [...]

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SMC Racing 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo Battery Review

SMC Racing True Spec DV 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo Battery Review

Do you know how hard it is to find a large scale LiPo pack at an affordable price? Well, the folks over at SMC Racing sure do, hence their powerful True Spec DV 4S 9400mAh 75C LiPo pack that is priced well under the Hundy dollar mark. We’ve been giving a pair of the SMC 4S 9400s a workout in [...]

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