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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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Pro Boat Miss GEICO Zelos 36 Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR

Pro Boat Miss GEICO Zelos 36″ Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR

Coming to a hobby shop near you soon is the Miss GEICO Zelos 36″ Twin Brushless Catamaran RTR from Pro Boat. The new Miss GEICO is one of the fastest boats you can buy as it is capable of 75+ mph speeds right out of the box. Here are the higlights- * Twin water-cooled 1900kV 4 pole 36mm x 74mm motors, [...]

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Spektrum Smart Technology Charger LiPo

First Impression – Spektrum Smart Technology

Since the LiPo battery revolution began years ago, there have been a couple of teething issues. Lithium battery technology is wonderful for its superior energy density, but there can be downsides like safety. Spektrum has just put out a bunch of new Smart Technology batteries, chargers, and support equipment. The entire line of Smart Technology from Spektrum was designed to help [...]

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Losi King Shocks Ford Raptor Baja Rey Review

Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey King Shocks Edition RTR Review

Released just a few weeks ago, the Losi Ford Raptor Baja Rey King Shocks Edition RTR from Horizon Hobby has created quite a stir in the bashing community. The Ford Raptor has one of the most detailed bodies that we’ve seen from Losi, plus it comes on the highly capable Baja Rey platform. We’ve been pushing our test truck to [...]

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2019 ARRMA Talion 6S BLX Truggy

2019 Edition ARRMA Talion 6S BLX 1/8 Truggy

Available right now from your favorite rc retailer is the 2019 Version of the 1/8 Talion 6S BLX Truggy. The new Talion received all of ARRMA’s 2019 update package that is headlined by a very trick sliding motor mount, a beefy new chassis brace, as well as other key improvements. Here are some of the highlights- * “Never-pop” ball ends * “Never-loose” [...]

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2019 ARRMA Notorious

Updated ARRMA 2019 Notorious

New from ARRMA is the freshly updated 2019 version of their Notorious stunt truck. The latest Notorious comes with ARRMA’s 2019 update package and is ready to “Send-It!!!” right out of the box. Here are more details and features- * 2.4GHz Spektrum STX2 radio system * New aluminum center brace * New easy to adjust aluminum motor mount * Waterproof electronics * Classic looking Real [...]

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