HobbyKing recently participated in the AMA Expo East (formerly the WRAM Show) in 2018 for the first time. We arrived in New Jersey with a truck full of RC goodies of all kinds and built up a great looking booth. Continue reading AMA East Expo 2018 Wrap Up
We’ve previously reported the use of drone technology in a number of different industries. For example, drones have been used down a runway for Milan Fashion Week, as well as for agricultural purposes. Needless to say, drone technology has been used for much more than just your average hobby or sport. Continue reading Drone Tech Now Being Used for Insurance Claims
Balancing a prop is one of the most important things when building a multicopter or a plane. In this article, I will be using a slowfly 2 blade plastic prop as an example. Please note that the method differs depending on the prop type i.e. 3 blade prop, wooden prop, etc.
It pays to have a good prop balancing tool. Continue reading How to Balance a Prop
In 2012, MIT Mechanical Engineering graduate Charles Z. Guan and robot builder Adam Bercus founded a collaborative project entitled Equals Zero Designs. While their main focus is on robotics, electric mobility systems and mechatronics, their primary target is a hobbyist and educational market. Continue reading HobbyKing Sponsored Robot Will Feature in New Season of ‘BattleBots’
This is not a drill – HobbyKing have just announced a MASSIVE warehouse sale. For a limited time, you can save on all your favorite products and accessories, as prices will be slashed enormously. Old favorites, new products and time-tested designs will all be sold at a fraction of the cost. Continue reading HobbyKing is Clearing Out Their Warehouses with an Epic Sale
Float planes and sea planes conjure up nostalgic glimpses of a bygone era. Some of the most amazing planes of the last century were float planes. The Russians take the prize for the most interesting float planes and I dreamt endlessly about making an RC Ekranoplan. Who hasn’t at least thought about making a float plane. Continue reading Float Planes, Flying Boats and Sea Planes
Two things I never thought I’d be saying together in the same sentence: RC world and high fashion. Yet these two worlds just collided last night at Milan Fashion Week. Continue reading High Fashion Meets RC World at Fashion Week!
Researchers from Harper Adams University and Precision Decisions in the United Kingdom have just announced that they have successfully planted, grown and harvested crop using nothing other than robot tractors and drones. Continue reading World’s first hands-free planted using drone technology
What does a watt meter do and why
should I buy do I need one?
Simply put, a watt meter measures the current draw on your electrical system and displays the results live (watts, amps and volts). Continue reading Watts Matter
Parallel charging is a safe way to charge more than one battery of the same cell count at the same time. It is not a difficult concept and definitely something that almost anyone could comprehend. In this article, we dive right into parallel charging and cover the topic completely. Continue reading How to Guide: Parallel Charging