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ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

THE ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Review

Whoa, ARRMA just dropped a 1/5th Scaler?!?! Yes indeed hardcore rc enthusiast, ARRMA has just announced their highly anticipated 1/5 Kraton 8S RTR Monster Truck. Yes it is huge! Yes it is designed for hardcore bashing! Yes it comes with a Spektrum 8S capable SMART speedo! Yes it has huge tires! Nobody reads this part anyways, LOL, so let’s just [...]

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ARRMA 1 5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

ARRMA 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck RTR

After a full month of teasing, ARRMA has officially announced the 1/5 Kraton 8S BLX Monster Truck. The largest truck that ARRMA has ever made, the 1/5 Kraton was designed to withstand the rigors of hardcore backyard bashing. Here are the highlights- * Massive new 1/5 design * Triangular center brace system * Laser-etched aluminum chassis * Massive 20mm oil filled shocks * Easy to [...]

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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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Video Unboxing The Losi Tenacity DB Pro SMART Buggy

The folks over at Horizon Hobby have long been innovators in the rc industry. Showcasing their latest SMART Technology is the Losi Tenacity DB Pro RTR. The Tenacity DB Pro features the new Spektrum Smart 130A ESC, which is mated to a Spektrum DX2E Active radio. When used with a Spektrum SMART LiPo battery, you can drive with the very [...]

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Spektrum DX5 Rugged Orange

Spektrum DX5 Rugged Coming Soon in Orange!

In the last year, the Spektrum DX5 Rugged has become “the radio” to have for both bashers and rock crawlers. Why? Because the DX5 Rugged is the only radio on the market designed specifically for hardcore off-road use. Now, the folks at Spektrum have announced that the Rugged will be available in a special edition Orange. The bright orange of [...]

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Spektrum STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System

Spektrum STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System

Shipping right now from Spektrum is the STX3 3-Channel 2.4 GHz Radio System. The STX3 is an affordable radio, perfect for replacing a RTR radio, or for a new kit build. Here are some highlights- * Comes with SRX300 FHSS 3-channel water-resistant receiver * Foam covered steering wheel * Third channel control * Easy to use 3 position throttle limiter Pricing for the Spektrum STX3 [...]

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Losi Tenacity DB Pro SMART Technology RTR w/ Fox Racing & Lu…

Just announced by Losi is the Tenacity DB Pro 4WD Desert Buggy featuring SMART Technology. The new Pro version of the Tenacity comes with full metric hardware, as well as numerous heavy duty aluminum parts. Also big news for the Tenacity is its SMART Technology 130 amp brushless ESC. Here are more details- * Spektrum Firma 4-pole 3150kV 550 brushless motor * [...]

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Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Spektrum DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio

Coming next month from Spektrum is the DX5C Smart 5-Channel Radio. The new version of the DX5C is loaded with Smart technology to make your hobby experience even better. Here are just some of the highlights- * Download firmware updates instantly using Wi-Fi * Can swap setups with compatible radios via Bluetooth * Backwards compatible with DSM2 receivers * Five fully proportional channels * Program [...]

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Spektrum SMART ESC Firma Avian

Spektrum Announces Line-Up Of Smart ESCs

New from Spektrum is a line-up of Smart Technology ESCs. On the surface side Spektrum has announced the Firma ESC line-up, while the air side is called Avian. For now, Spektrum has introduced 3 Firma surface controllers and 6 Avian controllers for the air crowd. * No additional sensors needed for telemetry data straight to radio in real time * Telemetry shows [...]

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Spektrum RC SMART S1500 DC Battery Charger

A Pair Of New SMART Chargers From Spektrum

Just announced by Spektrum are a pair of new SMART Technology Battery Chargers. The SMART chargers from Spektrum are some of the safest, as well as high-tech, on the market. The Spektrum SMART S1500 DC Charger (#SPMXC1050) is a single port charger with 500 watts of power on tap. With charging at up to 20 Amps, the S1500 can quickly charge [...]

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ARRMA 7th Mojave 6S BLX 4WD Desert Racer

Full Details – ARRMA 1/7 Mojave 6S BLX 4WD Desert Racer

After a fair bit of teasing, ARRMA has official dropped full details on their massive new 1/7 Mojave 6S BLX 4WD Desert Racer. The new 1/7th scaled Mojave comes with a beefy full time 4wd system, powerful BLX brushless system, and plenty more. Lets have a look at the highlights- * 2050kV BLX brushless motor, 6S BLX ESC * dBoots Fortress tires * [...]

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Spektrum S1200 DC Smart Battery Charger Review

Spektrum S1200 DC Smart Battery Charger Review

As a long time innovative leader in the radio world, Spektrum and Horizon Hobbies is now setting out to become a force in the LiPo battery and charger world. New from Spektrum is a full line of SMART Technology batteries, chargers, and accessories. While we have been using several of their new SMART units, this week we are doing a [...]

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Horizon Hobby RC Fest 2019 Coverage

Event Coverage – Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest 2019

For the past few summers, hobbyists from across the globe have come to Monticello, Illinois for Horizon Hobby’s RC Fest. RC Fest has always been a celebration of the remote control community, and this year for 2019, it was definitely larger and better than ever before. For the 2019 edition of RC Fest, Horizon Hobby added more hands-on activities, plus another [...]

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ARRMA Infraction 1/7 6S BLX Road Basher

ARRMA 1/7 Infraction 6S BLX Street Basher

The folks over at ARRMA RC have been teasing a couple of new vehicles for a while, and today we get to see them in action! The first of the two All Road vehicles is the Infraction 6s BLX Street Basher. It’s a 1/7 Scale All Road vehicle, and it has us excited for sure! It boasts a top speed [...]

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Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger

Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger

Have you been looking for a quality Smart Charger for under $20? If so, have a look at the new S120 USB-C Smart Charger from the folks at Spektrum. The S120 is ultra-small, making it easy to take nearly anywhere. * Automatically detects Smart Battery & charges when connected * Powered by convenient USB power * Charges 2-3S LiPo Spektrum Smart Batteries * Maximum [...]

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