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Dynamite V2 Brushless Combo

New V2 Brushless Systems From Dynamite

The good folks over at Dynamite have announced 6 new V2 Brushless Combos. All the V2 systems were designed for better operation under heavy loads, all are waterproof, and all are sensorless designs. The new 1/8th V2 Fuze Combo (#DYNS0800) features a 6 pole 1800kV motor, while the new Fuze V2 SCT (#DYNS0710) system comes with a 3900kV unit. For tenth [...]


RPM ESC Cage Castle Monster

RPM ESC Cage for Castle Mamba Monster 2/X & Traxxas MXL-6S

If you are an extreme basher then you already know that normal double sided tape or Velcro simply will not keep an ESC in place when the going gets rough. The best way of keeping an ESC in its place during extreme use is by bolting it to your chassis. To help all you hardcore bashers keep your Castle Mamba [...]


Kershaw Leopard X-Maxx Brushless Review

Kershaw Leopard 150A ESC/5874 Brushless Combo For X-Maxx Rev…

The folks over at Kershaw Designs are hardcore about their monster trucks and large scalers. A couple months ago we reviewed one of their 1/5th scale Leopard systems on 8S, you can read that review HERE, but to boil it down, it put out wayyyy more power than the X-Maxx was capable of putting to the ground, or its drivetrain [...]


Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC / Sonic 540-M3 Combos

Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC / Sonic 540-M3 Combos

Recently announced by Reedy are five new Blackbox 1000Z+ ESC plus Sonic 540-M3 brushless combos. The Reedy Blackbox ESC is economical and easy to use, while the 540 sized Sonic motors have a CNC machined 3 piece can and heavy duty solder tabs. Winds range from 8.5 down to 6.5 turns and they are shipping right now. Street pricing for [...]


Graupner GM 120R Pro V2

Graupner GM GENIUS 120R +T PRO V2 ESC

For all you 1/10 on-road racers, Graupner GM has the Genius 120R +T Pro V2 electronic speed controller. The latest version of the 120R was designed for 1/12 and 1/10 modified racing and comes with built in telemetry. When used with a Graupner HOTT telemetry transmitter, the on-board telemetry can provide you with real time data on your transmitter screen [...]


Kershaw Designs X-Maxx Brushless LiPo Review

Review - Kershaw Designs Traxxas X-Maxx Brushless/LiPo Upgra…

Hey, in case you didn’t get the memo, the Traxxas X-Maxx is a big deal now days, not only in size but in the way it has taken off with the bash crowd. The X-Maxx pretty much rocks out of the box, with one exception, a watered down power system. While the stock brushless system has decent power, it is [...]


Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ Sensored Brushless Competition ESC

Reedy Blackbox 1000Z+ Brushless ESC

New from Reedy is the 1000Z+ Brushless ESC. The 1000Z+ is aimed at the racing crowd that need a good sensored ESC with different timing modes for both mod and blinky classes. Some of the features on the 1000Z+ include- * ROAR approved software * 13 gauge wires * Single button programming * Fully adjustable * External capacitor board * 6 volt, 3 amp BEC * 2S [...]


Hobbywing XR10 Pro ESC

Hobbywing XeRun XR10 PRO ESC

Now shipping from Hobbywing is the XeRun XR10 Pro ESC. What’s the scoop on the XR10 Pro? Of course it has a lot of features like the ability to use an optional WiFi module that can be used with Apple or Android smart devices to change settings on the ESC. It also has a beefy BEC, one that can easily [...]


Castle Mamba XL X Brushless Review

Castle Mamba XL X Brushless System Review

With 2016 being dubbed “The Year of Large Scale”, there are a large number of consumers looking for 1/5th scale power systems. Whether it be for an electric converted HPI Baja 5B, or the new Traxxas X-Maxx, big power systems are in demand. A few months ago Castle Creations announced their new Mamba XL X brushless power system. The new [...]


Dynamite 120A BL Marine ESC

Dynamite Marine 120A Brushless ESC

Getting that boat of yours ready for some Springtime bashing action? Does it need a new ESC? If so, the folks over at Dynamite have announced a new Marine Brushless Electronic Speed Controller. The unit is rated for 120 amps and is water cooled to help keep temps down. The ESC has a street price of $137, a part number of [...]



4-in-1 ESC for Mini Drones from RMRC

Now here’s something from Ready Made RC that should make those mini quad builds much cleaner and much easier. Check out this 4-in-1 BLHeli-equipped 12A ESC! Sporting industry-standard dimensions that allow you to stack it right on top of your flight controller, this piece of gear is the perfect solution for the “sub-250mm sized” quad craze that’s sweeping the FPV scene at the moment. [...]


Reedy SC1000-DB

Reedy SC1000-DB Brushless ESC

New for the 8th scale crowd is the SC1000-DB Sensorless ESC from Reedy. The unit comes pre-wired for two batteries with t-style connectors and is splash-proof for added durability. * LVC protection * 2600kV motor limit * Cooling fan * Aluminum heat sink * 4mm motor connectors * 0.0005 ohm resistance * Fully proportional brakes * Size: 110.7x 69.4 x 40.5mm The SC1000-DB is priced at $96, it has [...]


Novak Hammer

Novak Hammer Sensored Brushless ESC

New from Novak is the Hammer 1/10 Sensored Brushless ESC. The Hammer was designed to be an affordable and silky smooth 1/10th scale ESC upgrade that is 3S capable. Built with a silicone-gasketed sealed case, the Hammer is also water and dirt resistant. * Designed for use with 2 and 4 pole sensored brushless motors * Comes with reverse * Handles up to [...]


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 [...]


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. [...]