iCharger Tips and Tricks

Dec 27, 2016 12:46:39 PM

Finally got that iCharger for the holidays? Or just looking for a few quick tips to make your charging speedier and more efficient?

This video should help, brought to you by PRC Rep Chadd!

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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

5 Ways to Get Started in RC Hobbies

Dec 20, 2016 2:28:44 PM

5 Ways to Get Started in RC Hobbies

We just exhibited at the International Drone Expo in Los Angeles and GE2 in Seattle.

Easily the top question people had for us was: 'How do I get started?' There is no one route into RC hobbies, but we have a few suggestions! This list is catered towards multirotors, but the advice can be translated to any RC hobby.

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0 Comments | Posted By Jacqui Sandor

PRC Holiday Gift Guide 2016

Dec 6, 2016 12:40:15 PM

PRC Holiday Gift Guide

 

Looking for a gift for the RC Enthusiast in your life?

Here's a lovely list of our favorite items from our catalog for every skill level and budget. We ship same or next day (give a little more time for cases)!

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0 Comments | Posted in Products By Jacqui Sandor

Intro to Soldering Video Series

Nov 15, 2016 11:12:04 AM


Knowing how to properly solder is such an important technical skill to have if you are an RC hobbyist.

Our team put together a three-part intro series on soldering techniques for the beginner hobbyist.

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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Cold Weather and RC Hobbies

Oct 31, 2016 2:05:47 PM


Cold weather is on its way, and for many RC hobbyists that can mean less time in the air.

We have compiled a list of cold weather tips, including important battery-saving information, and we're excited to share that with you wonderful people.

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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By Jacqui Sandor

Introducing the EC5 Assembly Punch

May 23, 2016 1:45:53 PM

ProgressiveRC is proud to present the EC5 Assembly Punch!

A revolutionary new tool intended to simplify the process of EC5 connector assembly.

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We Want to Hear From You!

Apr 26, 2016 1:07:58 PM


We want to take this opportunity to invite our audience to share their experiences so that we can learn a little more about our loyal customers and fans.

We want to find out what's important to those who support us each and every day.

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Repairing, not replacing!

Oct 14, 2014 3:44:54 PM


Follow a soldering novice, as I step through the repair of one of our more popular products, an All-In-One Parallel Charge Board.

This was my first time soldering, and would be a good introduction to soldering for anyone who might want to try to follow along and repair a device of their own.

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1 Comments | Posted in Products Technical By Matthew

 

For years ProgressiveRC has offered the most tricked out cases in the world for special event prizes and our sponsored pilots.

Customers have frequently asked for non-standard options they've seen on these projects such as USB charging and lighting which we've had to reserve for special applications. We're happy to announce that we are now able to offer these options to our customers through the PRC Custom Shop.

 

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0 Comments | Posted in Products By David

One of our reps found a way to make his heli more efficient.

Following is his account and video detailing the upgrade.

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C Rating Insanity

Dec 18, 2012 10:57:00 AM


A few weeks ago David wrote a post about our experience testing batteries with high C ratings.


Today I'd like to follow up on that and take a moment to reflect on what C ratings actually mean.

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1 Comments | Posted in Technical By Robin

Store Those LiPos Correctly!

Dec 5, 2012 3:31:00 PM

 

 

With winter rapidly approaching, us hobbyists begin to find it quite difficult to get any flights in!

Lithium batteries have come a long way, and have significantly propelled our hobby (pun intended) with more power, longer run times, and less weight. In order to maintain the quality of Lithium batteries, they must be taken care of appropriately.

 


Image from www.batteryuniversity.com

 

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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By Yarden

Sneak Preview: The Hardline PowerLab

Oct 30, 2012 2:06:47 PM

 

If we were to make a list of most requested products, one item would win by a landslide: putting the PowerLab 8 in a Hardline Case.

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0 Comments | Posted in Products By Robin

EC5s and Gender Confusion

Oct 26, 2012 7:48:33 PM

One of the questions we get asked a lot here is: "Do I need male or female EC5 connectors?"

 

There is a lot of confusion surrounding EC5 connectors and gender, and it all stems from the way the EC5 connector is designed. EC5s are made with female bullets in a male housing, and male bullets in a female housing:

Male EC5 on Left, Female EC5 on Right.

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1 Comments | Posted in Products By Yarden

Sometimes More C's Isn't More Better

Oct 23, 2012 11:18:06 AM

 

Three years back when SpyderBatteries - then based in Austin, Texas - brought us their 30C rated packs for independent testing, we were frankly blown away by the results.

We performed initial qualification testing at 30C and found they outperformed every 45C+ rated pack we could test them against.

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0 Comments | Posted in Technical By David

Welcome to the PRC Blog!

Oct 22, 2012 3:30:59 PM

 

We'll be using this blog for any number of things as we move forward:

technical articles, in-depth looks at new products, sneak peeks of prototypes we're working on - basically anything that we think is interesting, now we've got a space to share it with you!

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1 Comments | Posted in Products By Robin