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Team Orion R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion Vortex R8.1 Pro ESC

After a year of teasing, Team Orion is about to unleash the R8.1 Pro on the driving public. The R8.1 Pro is Orion’s high-end race controller for 8th scale applications and has features like adjustable BEC voltage, a machined aluminum case, and dual sensor ports. The R8.1 Pro has a maximum cell count of 4S and a maximum motor rating [...]

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Castle Creations Mamba XLe

Castle Creations Shows New Mamba XLe at Nuremburg Toy F…

All you 5th scale drivers will be happy to know that Castle Creations was showing the new Mamba XLe ESC at the Nuremburg Toy Fair. The XLe is the latest and greatest in 5th speed controllers which comes with a 20 amp BEC and is rated for up to 8S LiPo. An official release date for the XLe has not [...]

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Reedy SC800-BL ESC

Reedy SC800-BL Sensorless Brushless ESC

The latest ESC from Reedy is the SC800-BL. The 800 is intended for 1/10th scale applications and is “splash-proof” for your bashing pleasure. Designed to run sensorless brushless motors, the 800 has a small footprint to make it easy to fit in most cars. Some of its other features and specifications include- * Proportional brakes and reverse * LiPo low voltage cutoff * [...]

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Luxury RC Traxxas Slash 2WD Speed Controller Plate

Luxury RC Traxxas Slash 2WD Speed Controller Plate

Luxury RC has announced a new ESC Plate for the Traxxas Slash 2wd. The plate allows for the sano install of an ESC in the center line of the truck and they are available in either red or blue. The plate comes with everything needed for the install and has a limited one year warranty. The esc plate is priced at [...]

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Castle Talon 120HV ESC

Castle Creations Talon 120HV ESC

For all you air fanatics, Castle Creations has a new ESC coming to their Talon line-up. The Talon 120HV can handle up to 6000 watts of continuous power and features a built-in 20 amp peak BEC. * Voltage range- 3 to 12S LiPo * Width- 2.01″ * Length- 3.81″ * Height- .8″ * Weight- 6.56 oz * Maximum continuous current- 120 amps * Aluminum case, optional 40mm [...]

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Orion Vortex R8 Pro X

Orion Vortex R8 Pro X Brushless ESC

If you have a big application (8th scale buggy/truggy, monster truck), you need a big speed controller. Team Orion has just announced their new brushless ESC for 8th scale applications, the Vortex R8 Pro X. The R8 Pro X comes with a new aluminum case and fan to help keep it running cool, while new and improved software makes it [...]

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GForce ESC Wi-Fi Link

GForce ESC Wi-Fi Link

Wouldn’t it be cool to make adjustments to your esc from your smartphone? Sure it would! GForce has recently announced their Wi-Fi Link for just that purpose. The GForce Wi-Fi Link allows you to view and make changes to select models of GForce speed controllers from your Android or Apple device. That sounds a lot easier than counting lights or [...]

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Axial AE-5 Waterproof ESC

Axial AE-5 Waterproof ESC with Drag Brake

Axial’s AE-5 ESC is affordable and loaded with features for the crawling/scaler crowd. To make it easier to program while out on the trail, the AE-5 uses jumpers instead of a traditional programming button. These jumpers are used to change settings for battery type and drag brake. The AE-5 is also waterproof, something that is a must for all those [...]

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Raging Rotors SPECIAL: A Build More Fun than the Lego M…

Part 1 of the Mega Multirotor build can be found Right Here. The frames are built, and now it is time to get the right motors and speed controllers for each of our three multirotor setups. Don’t be afraid, with every kit/frame there is available for purchase there are always suggested motor and speed controller combos that go well with that [...]

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Core RC Pace 60R Speed Control

Core RC Pace 60R ESC

Core RC has a new speed controller aimed at the 1S LiPO pan car crowd. The Pace 60R ESC can be run on sensored or sensorless motors and features multiple programming options. * Zero timing Blinky mode * 2S maximum cell count * 6.5 turn motor limit * Adjustable LVC * Reverse can be locked out for racing * Easy to set up The part number for [...]

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Speed Passion Reventon Pro 1.1 EX

Speed Passion Reventon Pro 1.1 EX ESC

The latest brushless ESC from Speed Passion is the Revention Pro 1.1 EX. You can run either sensored or sensorless motors with the 1.1 EX, and it now features a smaller footprint for those tight installs. Continuous current is stated to be 140 amps and it has a maximum cell count of 2S LiPo. The part number is #SP000150, the [...]

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Novak Brushless ESC

New GTB 3 and Pulse V2 Pro ESCs from Novak

The “top-of-the-line” Pulse V2 Pro from Novak has received updates to both hardware and firmware to be more adjustable and to increase performance. The Novak crew has designed the Pulse V2 Pro to be robust, able to handle the heaviest of loads while on track. It has a part number of #1756, a street price of $209, and should start [...]

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Castle Creations 8th ESC 2200 motor combo

Castle Creations Sidewinder 8th ESC and 2200kV Motor Co…

The crew over at Castle Creations have a new 1/8th scale waterproof esc and motor combo. The new speed controller is called the Sidewinder 8th and the combo comes with a 1515 2200kV brushless motor. The BEC on the Sidewinder 8th is fixed at 5.5 volts and the ESC has a maximum cell count of 6S LiPo. The part number is [...]

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RPM ESC Cage Traxxas VXL-3S

RPM ESC Cage for Traxxas VXL-3S

Ever broken off the mounting tabs on your Traxxas VXL-3S speed controller? Yes, we have too. Thankfully the folks over at RPM RC are good at solving such problems. RPM has created a new ESC Cage to make sure you esc stays firmly in place, even if you have an older one with the tabs broken off already. Made from [...]

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Team Orion R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion Vortex R8.1 Pro ESC

Team Orion has a new ESC for all you hardcore 8th scale drivers out there. Their Vortex R8.1 Pro was made just for 8th scale applications and even comes with a machined aluminum case. Some of its other specifications and features include- * Works with sensored and sensorless motors * Includes reverse and crawler mode * Comes with Deans connector * Comes with [...]

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