“A Main Hobbies today announced a ProTek R/C brand Lithium Polymer 1-cell micro helicopter or airplane power battery pack. Designed for e-Flite and Parkzone products that use 70mah to 130mAh battery packs, these packs feature 130mAh of capacity and a true 20C constant discharge rate. When used in the airplanes that normally use 70mAh batteries, these batteries will provide longer flight times! Lithium Polymer batteries can be charged hours or days ahead of time and may be used and recharged limitless times per day. The batteries will sell with a street price of $8.99, but don’t be fooled by the low price! These batteries perform as good as or better than the most popular name brand batteries on the market today.
• Type: Lithium Polymer
• Capacity: 130 mAh
• Voltage: 3.7V nominal
• Connector Type: Molex
• Number of Cells: 1
• Weight: 3g
• Dimensions: 30x12x5mm (1.25x.5x.25″)
• Maximum Charge Rate: 3C (390mA)
• Maximum Continuous Discharge: 20C (2.60A)
• Maximum Burst Discharge: 40C (5.2A) for 2 seconds”
Well this year’s Nuremburg Toy Fair has been and gone, bringing some truly fantastic products to the RC table. As mentioned our friends at HobbyMedia have been covering the show and so we advise you to pop on over to check out their latest posts.
ABEC35 reports - ”World Champion Japanese driver Atsushi Hara has signed with ABEC35 for 2010. Hara finally agrees to ABEC35 products after 6 months of testing, he especially likes using the Type-X ball bearings for the drivetrain and general series for other parts of the chassis.” Find Out More… Read more…
“Kyosho Corporation of America is looking for a strong candidate for the position of Sales Representative for its headquarters based in southern California. If you’re a talented, confident and charismatic individual who knows how to create, maintain, and develop successful sales strategies with the rest of the sales team, we want you. You will be responsible for building solid customer relationships with our dealers and for sales support.” Find Out More…
Now being imported to the US by TGN, the GRP 1/5th Scale Wheel/Tire Combo for the HPI Baja 5B. Available in multiple colours, designs, and tire compounds. Check out the full line up of GRP from TGN here.
“The Punisher body by JConcepts for the Associated RC8T-CE is the meanest, nastiest thing out for 1/8th truck racing. Throw everything you know out the window, the Punisher separates itself from the rest of the bodies on the market with its distinctive styling. Beginning with the newly re-designed grill and headlight treatment, the Punisher stares you down like a trained fighter. The hood and cab treatment are amongst the lowest in class giving the Punisher top notch performance. The bed area represents the latest offering for 1/8th truck racing featuring a super low profile design for increased engine cooling, air flow and escape. The Punisher body is the choice of current and defending ROAR National Champion Ryan Maifield. Read more…