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castle creations sidewinder micro 2 esc

Shipping Now – Castle Sidewinder Micro 2

The good folks over at Castle Creations wanted us to let you know that the new Sidewinder Micro 2 is now shipping. The Micro 2 was designed to take full advantage of advancements in component quality and in software design. Both the ESC, and the Sidewinder 2 with brushless motor combos, are now available to power up your 1/18th scale [...]

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Traxxas Velineon VXL-6s Recall

Traxxas X-Maxx Velineon VXL-6s Recall

Here is a statement from Traxxas concerning a Recall of their Velineon VXL-6S ESC that comes in the X-Maxx monster truck. “We have identified an issue with the VXL-6s Electronic Speed Control that could lead to fire. We have a fusible link available to solve this issue. The VXL-6s ESC is sold separately or with the Traxxas X-Maxx monster truck, 77076-4. [...]

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Reedy Blackbox 800Z ESC Sonic 540-M3 Combo

Reedy Blackbox 800Z ESC Sonic 540-M3 Combo

Recently announced by Reedy is their Blackbox 800Z with Sonic 540-M3 brushless combo. The Blackbox 800Z is a sensored brushless ESC that has zero-timing for use in spec racing classes. The Sonic 540 motors are available in winds from 25.5 down to 10.5. Reedy is now packaging them together for an affordable race combo to help save you some cash. The [...]

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Castle Creations Mamba XL X Brushless Combo Unboxing

Unboxing The Castle Creations Mamba XL X 1/5th Brushless Com…

When it comes to insane power, Castle Creations is the name that pops into most people’s heads. Their latest over-the-top power system is the Mamba XL X Combo which combines the ridiculous wattage of their 2028 800kV brushless motor with their new X series 1/5th scale ESC. We recently received a unit for review and decided to snap a bunch [...]

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Maclan Racing ESC Set-Up Video

Video – Maclan Racing ESC Calibration and Programming

For all you new Maclan Diamondback Brushless owners, the crew at Maclan Racing has put together a short video to show you how easy it is to set-up their system. The video shown above walks you through the calibration process as well as showing how to use the Maclan ProLink programmer to make setting changes. The new line of Maclan products [...]

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Maclan Diamondback MX Brushless Combo Unboxing

First Ever Unboxing - Maclan Diamondback ESC & MX Brushless …

Who is Maclan Racing? They are a brand new brushless company looking to earn you business. We are very stoked to be the first media outlet to unbox their very first production brushless systems. Maclan is distributed by Hobby Authority Distribution out of Washington State and we are working on reviews for their Diamondback ESC & MX Motor Combos as [...]

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Castle Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC

Castle Creations 1/18 Sidewinder Micro 2

New from Castle Creations is the 1/18 Sidewinder Micro 2 ESC. Thanks to new circuitry, start up performance has been improved and BEC functionality has also been upgraded. Also new is audible alert tones to inform users of common setup problems. The Castle Sidewinder Micro 2 will be available as a stand alone unit, or paired with a choice of [...]

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Kinexsis Brushless Motor ESC Combo

Kinexsis 1/10 4-Pole ESC/Motor Combos

Looking for an inexpensive brushless system? If so, have a look at the new brushless ESC/Motor Combos from Kinexsis. The Kinexsis brushless combos come with a 540 sized motor and were designed to work in 1/10th scale vehicles. The ESC is waterproof and is rated for 70 amps, while the motors are a sensorless 4 pole design for more torque. [...]

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Dynamite Tazer Twin 2-N-1 ESC Brushless Motor

Dynamite Tazer Twin 2-in-1 Brushless Motor/ESC Combo

Looking for a super easy install? It doesn’t get much easier than the new Dynamite Tazer Twin 2-N-1 Brushless Motor/ESC Combo. Normally your ESC and motor are two separate units, with the new Tazer Twin they are combined, saving space inside your car and reducing the amount of wiring that is required. * 4-pole 3000kV motor * Comes with LiPo cut-off * CNC [...]

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Hitec's Energy Rotor ESCs

Drone News – Hitec’s New Energy Rotor ESCs

New for the multirotor crowd are Hitec’s Energy Rotor speed controllers. These are brushless ESCs designed for smooth and accurate throttle linearity, making your drone easier to fly and control. BLHeli firmware comes standard as does ONESHOT synchronization. Also of note, the Energy Rotor ESCs utilize the latest gen MOSFETs to increase efficiency. Energy Rotor 12A (#61071) * Current Rating- 12A / [...]

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Castle 30 Day Sales Event

30 Day Powered By Castle Savings Event

Just announced is a special 30 Day Sales Event by Castle Creations. Now you can get your favorite Castle products at a significant savings, and do so at participating local hobby shops. If you don’t have a local hobby shop, you can still enjoy the savings on Castle’s website. This sale covers nearly every product in the Castle line-up (both surface [...]

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Maclan Racing

New RC Company – Maclan Racing

There is a new high performance brushless motor, ESC and accessory company on the rc scene, their name is Maclan Racing. This new line of products will be available to dealers via Hobby Authority Distribution based out of Redmond, Washington, USA. It won’t be long until they start announcing their new products, in the meantime you can hit up This [...]

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Castle Mamba Monster X Review

Castle Creations Mamba Monster X ESC Review

Bashers love power, the more the better, and Castle Creations has long been a source of brushless systems for us bashers. A few months ago they unveiled their new X line up of ESCs which introduced more features and other upgrades. Myself along with the rest of the BigSquid Bash Crew has been beating on the Mamba Monster X to [...]

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Unboxing Castle Creations Mamba Monster X

Unboxing – Castle Creations Mamba Monster X

New and improved from Castle Creations is the Mamba Monster X electronic speed controller. We recently received one to bash/test, so we got out the camera to take pictures while we unboxed it. As you can see by the pictures, the Mamba X is different than previous 1/8th models from Castle. A big red “X” on top shows that it [...]

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Reedy SC1000-BL

Reedy SC1000-BL 1/8th Brushless ESC

Designed to work in 1/8th scale buggies and truggies is the SC1000-BL ESC from Reedy. A splash-proof design keeps the fun going in wet conditions and it is designed to work on sensorless motors. Some of its other features/specs include- * LiPO cutoff protection * Comes with pre-wired cooling fan * Auto LiPO detect * Aluminum heat sink * Comes with T-plug style connector The [...]

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