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Posted by glenn2626 | Apr 09, 2015 @ 11:12 PM | 1,526 Views
If you've followed the threads on the Hitec X4 Micro AC/DC charger, folks are pretty happy except that stupid "MX" connector is NOT what everyone thinks it is! It is NOT the Molex Picoblade that matches all your 1s gum-stick style Lipos. It's actually a JST-ZH series, which NO ONE ON THE PLANET uses for lipos. Colossal mistake by Hitec, IMO.

I sell a series of cables/connectors/pigtails/converters for this exact issue on my site:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...ndex&cPath=118

Specifically, here is an adapter that lets you plug your standard 1S gum-stick style lipos into that plug on the Hitec, and it won't deform or ruin your lipo:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=487

You can now choose your length anywhere from 1.25" to 20", long enough at the far end for charging in lipo bags.

Thanks,

Glenn
RC-Connectors.com
Posted by glenn2626 | Mar 14, 2015 @ 06:25 PM | 1,971 Views
The site was back up on February 27. Then I had to leave again on business, so the site was shut down from March 5th thru March 13th.

The site is now up again and will remain so for the next couple months (no business trips for a while).

Thanks,

Glenn
RC-Connectors.com
Posted by glenn2626 | Feb 19, 2015 @ 03:27 PM | 4,123 Views
For the next week or so, the RC-Connectors.com website is in maintenance mode. I'm actually going out of town on business for the day job, but the rest of the company can't ship anything without me around to make it!

We should be back online on/around Feburary 28th. Again, there's nothing wrong with the company, or workforce, or supply of connectors, or anything. Just taking a break for a week.

Thanks,

Glenn
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Posted by glenn2626 | Jan 03, 2015 @ 08:53 PM | 2,499 Views
New from RC-Connectors.com!

Molex PicoBlade servo Y-adapter. Plug into your Receiver and drive two Aileron servos, or two of anything!

These are Molex PicoBlade servo connectors - 1.25mm pitch. Used on the Mini Futaba Receivers (R616FFM) and others. Servos with this connector are (but not limited to): S3111M, S3114M, S3157M, HK-5330, HK-5320

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=485

CUSTOM MADE TO LENGTH - anywhere from 2" to 14" per leg.

Glenn
RC-Connectors.com
Posted by glenn2626 | Jan 02, 2015 @ 12:37 PM | 2,003 Views
Use your XT60 equipped batteries on your RC-Eye-One-Xtreme!

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=484

Glenn
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Posted by glenn2626 | May 22, 2014 @ 09:28 AM | 3,336 Views
New cable for the RC-Eye-One Xtreme Quadcopter.

It's plug-and-play for the Fatshark Video TX:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=481
Posted by glenn2626 | Mar 09, 2013 @ 08:36 PM | 4,770 Views
I'm putting this here more for myself as anyone else, but as is standard RCG protocol it's here for everyone!

RC-Eye-One battery testing. Did this so I could figure out which of my own 2S batteries can handle this little quad, which is lots of fun.

All this testing was with a big fat 2S 850mAh 40+C battery providing power, thru a good ammeter. My RC-Eye-One was permanently tethered to the pool table with a giant 3S 2200mAh battery strapped to its belly. It never moved (thank god), but on expert mode and full throttle I was a little worried, that thing makes a big racket. The only thing I was concerned with was handling maximum amps for a few seconds.

Basic/beginner mode - 2.8A (at full throttle)
middle mode - 3.6A (ditto)
expert mode - 5.0A (ditto)

So a ~300mAh pack like they provide needs 10C bursts at the minimum, and 16-17C bursts at the highest. YMMV

Glenn
Posted by glenn2626 | Jan 14, 2013 @ 11:07 PM | 4,914 Views
Due to customer requests I now carry an extended line of Shrink Wrap.

From 3/64ths all the way up to 1/2" available in Red, Black and White.

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...index&cPath=83

Also, I now have the super tiny .8mm shrink ( 1/32" ) similar to what Parkzone uses for making control rods (carbon rod to metal z-bends).

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=415
Posted by glenn2626 | Jan 06, 2013 @ 10:54 PM | 5,190 Views
People seem to be gathering up quantities of the little Losi-T/Walkera 1S batteries, and want other uses for them.

So this adapter takes two of them in Serial and makes it just like the new standardized 2S UMX connector.

New adapter can be found here: Losi-T , Walkera, and micro quad battery parts here on RC-Connectors.com

Glenn
Posted by glenn2626 | Dec 10, 2012 @ 10:43 PM | 5,666 Views
Here are three new adapters for your RC Eye One quadcopter!

Make use of all those 1S lipos you already have, there's still no spare batteries yet for these hot new quads.

See more RC Eye One parts in the blog entry just below this one!

All three available at RC Eye One battery parts on RC-Connectors.com
Posted by glenn2626 | Aug 24, 2012 @ 07:51 PM | 6,610 Views
A new/tiny altimeter has hit the market, made by Fly-Dream and resold by HK and others...

Flydream Altimeter

HobbyKing Altimeter

And folks have asked me for connectors that match, to power it via an on-board lipo, etc.

So I've got a whole new section on the site:

RC-Connectors Altimeter parts

Thanks to those that suggested the new items...

Glenn
Posted by glenn2626 | Jul 31, 2012 @ 10:23 PM | 6,074 Views
Well this summer has been busy - the Eflite Blade 130X hit the market and now there's a whole new swarm of people that want adapters...

I've added a new section to the RC-Connectors.com site just for Blade 130X related products...

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...ndex&cPath=101

AND we've added a new adapter, useful on any plane or heli that uses the new JST-PH 3-pin plugs for the small 2S batteries.

It has an Align style lipo balance tap (3 pins, JST-XH, Female) to plug onto your battery, with short wires to a JST-PH 3-pin male plug. Perfect for your UMX Beast, Beast 3D, Stryker 180, HyperTaxi, Blade 130X, and others.

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=378

Pix below
Posted by glenn2626 | Apr 17, 2012 @ 12:53 AM | 6,102 Views
Folks are now looking to charge mid-range quantities of the popular 2S UMX packs - so these new products are now online at RC-Connectors.com!

Now you can charge up to 4 UMX Beast/Sbach/Stryker batteries (like the EFLB1202S20, HK N120.2S.25, HK N180.2S.25, etc) in parallel.

4 female connectors in parallel to a JST-XH balance connector, plus +/- leads to standard 4mm banana jacks.

Also available with just pigtails instead of the banana jacks, to put on your own T-Style Deans plugs or EC3, EC5, whatever your choice.

Now available at http://www.rc-connectors.com

Glenn
Posted by glenn2626 | Mar 03, 2012 @ 04:00 PM | 6,441 Views
RC-Connectors.com now has more high-volume charging solutions...

We've had an 8xBeast female adapter for a while but it had no +/- taps for main power.

Now they're available with just pigtails, or banana jacks.

Available here at RC-Connectors.com w/pigtails

Here with banana jacks

Glenn
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Posted by glenn2626 | Feb 20, 2012 @ 10:33 PM | 6,100 Views
For you folks with a "Great Planes 30mm Brushless Micro EDF F-86 Sabre" in hand or on order, I now have a new adapter, by request from a customer.

This will let you use one of your existing 2S JST-male batteries with the GP Micro F-86.

JST-Female to minideans, with the positive line exposed. (I think this is backwards, the negative should be exposed.)

Available here:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=359

I will also have one soon for all your Parkzone/Horizon 2S batteries (Beast, Sbach, Mig-15, Stryker 180, etc)

Thanks,

Glenn
Posted by glenn2626 | Feb 05, 2012 @ 01:04 PM | 6,275 Views
Rumor is that some of the new AS3X boards can handle 3S. So customers are now asking for an adapter to use 3 standard 1S batteries in series.

So here's a new product:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=356

Three standard Female 1S connectors in series, plugged into a UMX Beast Male connector.

USE AT OWN RISK - you take a good chance of destroying your brick!
Posted by glenn2626 | Jan 28, 2012 @ 03:54 PM | 6,346 Views
RC-Connectors has lots of new products now available.

Red JST/BEC male plug to two MCP-X females (in series):

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=352

Male UMX standard 1S lipo to JST/BEC female. Use your existing JST-connected Lipos on your Umx planes!

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=350

JR/Spektrum TX Battery connector - Male with 3" of 26 gauge wire

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=349

JR/Spektrum TX Battery connector - Female with 3" of 26 gauge wire

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=348

Red JST/BEC connectors! male/female/with wires/without, wired to Beast battery connectors, MCP-X connectors, Banana jacks, anything you could think of.

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...index&cPath=98

CopterControl parts for the OpenPilot project, SEVEN new products here:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...index&cPath=97

UMX Beast/Sbach/Stryker-180/Mig-15 battery connector with 26 Gauge wires (we've had 28 gauge for a while but customers wanted beefier wire)

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...roducts_id=343...Continue Reading
Posted by glenn2626 | Oct 20, 2011 @ 11:20 PM | 7,386 Views
Ok, so viral may be not the right word. But those female ends are multiplying like rabbits (or bacteria or viruses, pick your cliche).

I now have 4X and 8X beast parallel charging cables available. Pix below.

Check out all the beast/sbach/stryker bits available here:

http://www.rc-connectors.com/index.p...ndex&cPath=80&

Glenn
RC-Connectors.com
Posted by glenn2626 | Oct 08, 2011 @ 11:26 PM | 8,548 Views
At the suggestion of a few customers, we now have those odd little 1S lipo battery connectors that Walkera uses on some of their helis, and on Losi micro trucks/truggy/buggy

Both sides (M/F) are available in kit form, or with 28 or 26 gauge wires.

Also available are the ubiquitous red JST connectors. Of course you can get them at a thousand places but again some folks were asking for them. The main thing to realize is that I can use them to make any custom charging or flying adapter you can think of.

Find all of the above over at http://www.rc-connectors.com

Glenn