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2s vs. 3s Lipo

2S vs. 3S Lipo: 11.1v Battery Instead of 7.4v RC Car

Many people want to use an 11.1V (3S) LiPo battery to replace a 7.4V (2S) LiPo battery to enhance the performance and response speed of their RC car. While this upgrade method is simple and straightforward, they may not realize that its feasibility depends on whether the ESC and motor support an 11.1V voltage. This…

Spektrum DX vs NX vs iX

Spektrum DX vs NX vs iX: What’s the Difference?

Spektrum offers a wide range of transmitters, from the beginner-friendly DX series to the feature-enhanced NX series and the feature-rich iX smart series. Let’s compare them in detail so you can understand their differences and make an informed decision. Detailed comparisons DX Series The DX series is one of the earliest RC air transmitter lines…

Radiomaster XT12 vs. Boxer

Radiomaster XT12 vs. Boxer: A Detailed Comparison

Radiomaster XT12 and Boxer are both exceptional open-source RC transmitters, each with its unique features. If you’re trying to decide which one is the best fit for you, you’ve come to the right place. In this comparison, we’ll explore the differences between these two transmitters to help you make an informed decision. Detailed Base Comparisons…

8.4V NIMH vs. 7.4V LiPo

8.4V NIMH vs. 7.4V LiPo Battery: Which is Better?

Some entry-level RC cars come with a stock 8.4V NiMH battery, which can be replaced with a 2S 7.4V LiPo battery. So, which one provides more power and longer run time for RC cars? Let’s dive into a detailed comparison. Detailed Base Comparisons Discharge Power Battery 7 Cell NIMH 2S Lipo Minimum Voltage 6.3V 6.4V…

Best Replacement Battery for Arrma Mojave Grom

Best Replacement Battery for Arrma Mojave Grom

Arrma 1/18 scale desert truck — Mojave Grom’s battery tray size is approximately 120 x 40mm (L x W). If you’re looking to go beyond the power provided by the stock battery for this RC truck, you’re in the right place. Here, I’ll recommend two of the best replacement 2s LiPo batteries. These batteries not…

Best Replacement Battery for Traxxas Slash Mudboss

Best Replacement Battery for Traxxas Slash Mudboss

Traxxas has recently launched a new 1/10 racing truck—the Slash MUDboss, specifically designed for the Salvas Mudboss racing competition. Based on the battery requirements for this competition and the battery tray size of the Slash MUDboss (165*50*25mm), we recommend two optimal replacement batteries. You can choose between them based on your performance needs and budget…

Are Gens Ace LiPos Any Good

Are Gens Ace LiPos Any Good?

Gens Ace is a Chinese manufacturer with over a decade of history. Today, Gens Ace Lipo Batteries are widely used in the RC hobby community. Compared to stock batteries, Gens Ace batteries offer a cost-effective and higher-performing alternative, making them an excellent choice for upgrading the performance of RC vehicles. Now, let’s take a closer…

HOTA D6 VS. D6 PRO VS D6 PLUS

HOTA D6 vs. D6 PRO vs. D6 PLUS

HOTA D6 series chargers come in three versions: the D6, D6 Pro, and D6 Plus. What are the differences between them? Let’s take a detailed look and compare these RC chargers. Basic Parameters Comparison Specification D6 D6 Pro D6 Plus Channel 2 2 2 Input Voltage DC 6.5-30V AC 100-240V / DC 6.5-30V AC 100-240V…

NiCd VS. Lipo Battery

NiCd VS. Lipo Battery: Which is Better?

In the RC hobby, NiCd and LiPo batteries are commonly used rechargeable batteries. However, their biggest difference lies in performance, with LiPo batteries offering higher charge and discharge rates and longer run times. Beyond this, there are many other differences. Let’s dive in and analyze them in detail. Battery Type NiCd LiPo Minimum Voltage 1.0V…

7.2V VS. 7.4V

7.2V VS. 7.4V: Comparison Between NIMH and LiPo Battery

A 7.4V (2s) LiPo battery can perfectly replace a 7.2V (6-cell) NiMH battery. This is because the fully charged voltage of a 6-cell NiMH battery is 8.4V, which is the same as the fully charged voltage of a 2s LiPo battery. Therefore, there will be no over-voltage that could negatively affect the power system of…

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