Spektrum is creating a lot of buzz these days. The Spektrum Ultra Micro FPV System with Goggles is their first ever complete FPV System. FPV will put you in the cockpit of almost any RC model, instead of just watching, you can go along for the ride and this platform can be used with any RC vehicle you fly or drive.
Some of the key features include
- All-in-one convenience
- Perfect for ultra micro aircraft
- Spektrum VA1100 Ultra Micro FPV camera
- Fat Shark Teleporter V4 FPV headset with digital head tracking
- Spironet RHCP antenna
- 760mAh 7.4V LiPo headset battery with charger
- Y-harness camera power connector and lens cloth
- Will not interfere with 2.4GHz RC transmitters
- No FCC license required when VA1100 camera is used
Are you still not quite sure on Spektrums AVC technology? This video does a great job of demonstrating it.
It is very neat and effective, but it is still to soon for me to know where I stand with it. I like having the driver control their own vehicle and may the best driver win.
Vaterra’s Latest Release. Curiosity Rover
There is no shortage of pranks going on, today is April Fools Day and the RC industry is no different then everybody else. Check out some of the jabs and let them put a smile on your face.
Horizon Hobby informs us that Vaterra have released a Curiosity Rover
Spektrum RC have some fun with themselves – The engineers at Spektrum have raised the bar again and introduces AiVC
Big Squid RC had a great time with Aprils Fools Day and had many great headlines here are a few of them.
Jeep Announces Buyout of Axial
Man Buys Vaterra Nissan GTR Off Craigslist for $75,000
HPI Ford Focus Hybrid!
Check out all of the Big Squid headlines HERE.
Happy April Fools Day and keep your head on a swivel.
Spektrum have released an update for users of the DX4S. A New RaceWare v1.2 update is now available. You can your update from Spektrum.
This amazing custom RC creation from SuperDroid Robots, is a 6WD Snow Plow that has a practical real life application. This 393lb RC includes a 52inch pneumatic plough blade, 13″ Tiller Tires, a Custom Aluminum chassis made of 3/16″ thick aluminum and it can run for two hours on two car batteries. All of this is controlled with a Spektrum DSMX DX6i Transmitter and a Spektrum R9020 9-Channel DSMX X-Plus Receiver.
If that is not enough for you, It can be customized to include any features that you want. Consider some of the many options available, such as Batteries, cameras and they can even make it with Wi-Fi so you can Continue Reading
Losi LST XXL-2 Ready-to-Run: 1/8 4WD Gas Monster Truck Part# LOS04002
The 2014 Nuremberg Toy Fair which will have over 72 000 visitors and feature over one million products, to this point has been a big success with many new and exciting products released. Horizon Hobby did not disappoint, their releases were coming fast and furious and here is a rundown.
Horizon Hobby has put everything together for a one stop shop on their site under Nuremberg Announcements 2014.
They have also complied many of them on their YouTube channel. Check out the list below.
– 1967 Ford Mustang V100-S 1/10th RTR
– E-flite UMX™ Radian® BNF
– Blade Helicopters
– E-flite Allusive™ 2.2m ARF
– Rockstar 48″ RTR Catamaran
– Vaterra Ford Raptor Pre Runner 1/10th 4WD RTR Truck
– ECX 4WD Truck Lineup
– HobbyZone Super Cub S and ParkZone Artizan
Today Losi has announced a new addition to their lineup. The 1/5 scale Losi 4wd Desert Buggy XL is a gas powered ready to run 4wd vehicle. The Desert Buggy XL is Powered by a Dynamite CY23cc pull start gas powered motor and has a large-capacity gas tank that when full, has you covered for 40 minutes of action. It will have a MSRP of $999.99 and they hope to have it in stores early December.
Other features include:
Reliable 4mm aluminum chassis
Oil-filled, coil-over shocks with dust boots
740 cc fuel tank
Sealed viscous differentials
Full ball bearing drivetrain
All-terrain treaded tires
Integrated adjustable servo saver
Dual disk brakes
Spektrum DX2E 2.4GHz radio system
The part# is LOS05001 and more details can be found at Losi.com
If you have time, check out the 17 minute Horizon Hobby Preview video Continue Reading