M.E. News - December 2015 - Public Edition

22nd December 2015

 
 December 2015
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ISSUE 384
To purchase items in this newsletter or enquire about pricing, please contact your local hobby retailer
There is a Retailers List on the Model Engines home page: www.modelengines.com.au 

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Management and staff at Model Engines would like to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Safe and Prosperous New Year.

2015 has been a challenging year in both wholesale and retail, but with consumer confidence on the improve, we are looking forward to the coming year.

Model Engines' will be working harder than ever in 2016 to provide our Retailers,  and you their customers, the best products and backup and service in the Hobby Trade.


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Also in this Edition
New Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Batteries and Adaptors from Firelands 
Rivos BL Brushless Speed Boat
Ares Spidex 3D from Firelands, new stock arriving next week
HiMark Boat ESC's
Back In Stock
JSM XCalibur Plus Sports Jets
M.E.'s Video of the Month
Upcoming Events
 MAAA 
F1 AIR RACE SANDOWN
Sunday 31st Jan 2016
at Sandown Racecourse
591-659 Princes Hwy,
Springvale, VIC 3171
Multiplex Fun Fly
Sunday 21st Feb 2016
at P&DARCS In Victoria
Model Engines'
Fun Fly Victoria

Sunday 17th April 2016
Northern Flying Group
State Field
Garraweit Guim, Victoria
 
 
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New Radient SUPERPAX NiMh batteries
and Adaptors from Firelands

Model Engines close association with the Firelands Group in the USA continues to deliver with a steady release of a new products.

The latest release is a range of quality NiMh Batteries and Adaptors under the Radient SUPERPAX brand.

The initial delivery includes batteries to suit the Helion range of cars, that will in turn also suit a wide range of cars from other brands.

Price points are really impressive, especially if you buy in bulk and Firelands have done a great job with the graphics and labelling.  Most of the packs come in a single stackable box with matching graphics for easy display and storage.  Here is an example:

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Radient SUPERPAX batteries are only available from your local hobby retailer.

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Code Description
RDNA0088
RDNA0088
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh battery, 2/3A 6V 5-Cell 1600mAh SBS-Flat Receiver Pack with JR Connector
RDNA0089
RDNA0089
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh battery, 2/3A 6V 5-Cell 1600mAh 3-2 Hump Receiver Pack with JR Connector
RDNA0092
RDNA0092
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh battery SC 7.2V 6-Cell 2000mAh Stick Pack
with Deans Connector
RDNA0093
RDNA0093
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 2000mAh 6-1 Stick Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0095
RDNA0095
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 9.6V 8-Cell 2000mAH 6-2 Hump Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0096
RDNA0096
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery 7.2V 6-Cell 3000mAh Stick Pack
with Deans Connector
RDNA0097
RDNA0097
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 3000mAh 6-1 Stick Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0099
RDNA0099
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 7.2V 6-Cell 4200mAh Stick Pack
with Deans Connector
RDNA0100
RDNA0100
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 4200mAh 6-1 Stick Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0101
RDNA0101
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 4200mAh 6-1 Hump Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0102
RDNA0102
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 7.2V 6-Cell 5000mAh Stick Pack
with Deans Connector
RDNA0103
RDNA0103
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 5000mAh 6-1 Stick Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0104
RDNA0104
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 8.4V 7-Cell 5000mAH 6-1 Hump Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0105
RDNA0105
Radient SUPERPAX NiMh Battery SC 9.6V 8-Cell 5000mAh 6-2 Hump Pack with Deans Connector
RDNA0106
RDNA0106
Radient ADAPTOR, Male HCT (Deans) Plug to EC3 Female
RDNA0107
RDNA0107
Radient ADAPTOR, Male HCT (Deans) Plug to XT-60 Female
RDNA0108
RDNA0108
Radient ADAPTOR, Male HCT (Deans) Plug to JST-Micro Female
RDNA0109
RDNA0109
Radient ADAPTOR, Male HCT (Deans) Plug to Tamiya Female
 
 
  

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Helion RIVOS BL Speed Boat from Firelands

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The Helion Rivos BL Brushless Speed Boat from Firelands, will have you rocketing across your local pond or lake and making sharp turns like a pro in no time.  It’s the fastest, most exciting RC boat in its class!  The Rivos’ speed is generated by the pre-installed 1800KV water-cooled brushless motor and 40A water-cooled, water-proof brushless ESC. Also included is a powerful 3S 3600mAh 25C Lipo battery – which is not included with most competitive products.

The Rivos BL is a RTR (Ready-To-Run) boat that comes 100% factory-assembled and includes a durable ABS hull, with pre-applied race-inspired graphics. The included 2-channel, 2.4 GHz radio features fully proportional steering and throttle control. The Rivos BL even includes the AA batteries needed to operate the transmitter and a display stand that proudly shows it off when you’re not out running it. All you need to add is a charger for the included LiPo battery and you can be racing your Rivos BL across your local pond or lake within minutes of opening the box!


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Specifications
Hull Length: 615.95mm
Overall Length: 711.2m
Height: 114.3mm
Battery: 3S 3600mAh 25C Lipo
Transmitter:  2-channel, 2.4GHz
Motor: 1800KV water-cooled brushless motor
ESC: 40A water-cooled, water-proof brushless
On-Board Electronics: Full-size servo, 2.4GHz receiver
What's in the Box
100% factory-assembled durable ABS hull
2.4GHz 2-channel radio system and AA batteries
3S 3600mAh 25C Lipo battery
1800KV water-cooled brushless motor
40A water-cooled, water-proof brushless
Pre-installed full-size servo and 2.4GHz receiver
Display stand


 

Just add a 3S LiPo capable charger for charging the included LiPo battery and you'll have everything you need to race your Rivos BL across your local pond or lake.   In stock now...

Order Code: HLNB0080AU
Helion RTR Rivos Boat (Brushless Version)

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 ARES Spidex 3D from Firelands
New stock has just arrived.

The ARES Spidex 3D is the most versatile, inverted capable quad-copter around.  It only takes one flight to realise just how good they are.  The first shipment sold out in no time, so now is the time to get in on action and stock up your shelves.  This shipment is sure to sell out just as quickly.

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Order Code: AZSQ1900M1 Mode 1 Spidex 3D Ultra-Micro RTF Quad
  AZSQ1900M2 Mode 2  Spidex 3d Ultra-Micro RTF Quad

(Available in Mode 1 or Mode 2)

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HiMark Boat ESC's - Back In Stock

BRUSHLESS MARINE ESC-45
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45 Amp Electric Speed Controller for Brushless Motors

The Marine ESC-45 is designed for use in model boats for brushless motors using no more then 45 amps continuous current.

It has a built in BEC system (battery eliminator circuit) which powers the receiver directly from the motor battery.

The electronics are housed in a strong water-cooled aluminium case and sealed to make them waterproof and robust enabling them to be used in a variety of marine applications.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Water Cooled Case
  • Continuous Current – 45A
  • Maximum Current – 55A burst (no more the 5 sec)
  • Input Voltage – 10v to 21v
  • BEC – 5.8v/5A
  • Waterproof
  • Size – 47 x 64 x 19mm
Order Code: HI014
Himark 45 Amp Brushless Boat Speed Controller with 5A BEC (10~21V Input)
 

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BRUSHED MARINE ESC-50
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50 Amp Electric speed Controler for Brushed Motors

The Brushed Marine ESC-50 allows for the remote control of marine electric motors via an r.c. system.

When connected to a brushed motor this ESC is capable of supplying up to 50 Amps (forward) and 20A (backward) of continuous motor current.

It has a built in BEC system (battery eliminator circuit) which powers the receiver directly from the motor battery, with automatic cutoff of the motor power to preserve  receiver power as the battery becomes depleted.

The electronics are housed in a strong aluminium case and sealed to make them waterproof and robust enabling them to be used in a variety of marine applications.

 

SPECIFICATIONS :

  • Working Voltage : 5-10 CELLS, 6-12V, NiCad or NiMh
  • Continuous Load Current : 50A forward, 20A backward
  • Weight : 82g
  • BEC : 5V-1A
  • Low Battery Cutoff : 5V
  • Dimensions : 42x47x13mm
Order Code: HI015
Hi-Mark Boat Speed Controller 5-10 Cell 50 Amps Forward, 20A Reverse

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HiMark Boat ESC's - Back In Stock

BRUSHLESS MARINE ESC-45
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45 Amp Electric Speed Controller for Brushless Motors

The Marine ESC-45 is designed for use in model boats for brushless motors using no more then 45 amps continuous current.

It has a built in BEC system (battery eliminator circuit) which powers the receiver directly from the motor battery.

The electronics are housed in a strong water-cooled aluminium case and sealed to make them waterproof and robust enabling them to be used in a variety of marine applications.

SPECIFICATIONS

  • Water Cooled Case
  • Continuous Current – 45A
  • Maximum Current – 55A burst (no more the 5 sec)
  • Input Voltage – 10v to 21v
  • BEC – 5.8v/5A
  • Waterproof
  • Size – 47 x 64 x 19mm
Order Code: HI014
Himark 45 Amp Brushless Boat Speed Controller with 5A BEC (10~21V Input)
 

Buy In Store  Click to find your local Hobby Retailer.

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BRUSHED MARINE ESC-50
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50 Amp Electric speed Controler for Brushed Motors

The Brushed Marine ESC-50 allows for the remote control of marine electric motors via an r.c. system.

When connected to a brushed motor this ESC is capable of supplying up to 50 Amps (forward) and 20A (backward) of continuous motor current.

It has a built in BEC system (battery eliminator circuit) which powers the receiver directly from the motor battery, with automatic cutoff of the motor power to preserve  receiver power as the battery becomes depleted.

The electronics are housed in a strong aluminium case and sealed to make them waterproof and robust enabling them to be used in a variety of marine applications.

 

SPECIFICATIONS :

  • Working Voltage : 5-10 CELLS, 6-12V, NiCad or NiMh
  • Continuous Load Current : 50A forward, 20A backward
  • Weight : 82g
  • BEC : 5V-1A
  • Low Battery Cutoff : 5V
  • Dimensions : 42x47x13mm
Order Code: HI015
Hi-Mark Boat Speed Controller 5-10 Cell 50 Amps Forward, 20A Reverse

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We offer Friendly Expert Service, Product Knowledge & Parts Back-up.

Video of the Month

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This months YouTube video features the JSM XCalibur Plus.  It really does look fantastic in the air. 

Click the link below to view on YouTube: 


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52_FrzyZ3TU


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