- 2-6S LiPo (25.2V) compatibility in vehicles up to 11.lbs with battery and ready-to-run.
- Smooth sensorless motor operation with included 1515-2200kv sensored* brushless motor
- Large 6.5mm female motor bullet connectors (male connectors sold separately)
- Waterproof** design ESC and splash resistant 30mm fan
- Powerful 5.5 volts fixed, 8 Amps Peak BEC
- LED error codes for common error conditions
- Convenient transmitter programming for nine common adjustable settings
- Fully compatible with the Castle Link Programming Suite. See Recommended Items list or Feature Details below for more information.
* Sensored capabilities of the motor cannot be utilized with the Sidewinder 8th ESC, must be run in sensorless mode.
** Not intended for operation while submerged in liquid. If unit is operated in wet conditions, rinse with fresh water to remove dirt or corrosives, then fully dry unit.
The Sidewinder 8th is a 1:8 scale, waterproof* combo from Castle Creations capable of 2-6 cells of LiPo power, with an 8 amp peak BEC. This is the perfect upgrade for 1:8 scale buggies, truggies and on-road vehicles as well as 1:10 scale monster trucks weighing up to 11 lbs. It can also work as a great upgrade for some 4WD short course trucks for 3s or 4s operation. It also comes standard with a highly efficient ESC cooling fan.
* Not intended for operation while submerged in liquid. If unit is operated in wet conditions, rinse with fresh water to remove dirt or corrosives, then fully dry unit.
- (1) Sidewinder 8th ESC
- (1) Castle 1515-2200Kv brushless sensored* motor
- (1) Castle decal sheet
- (1) Drivers Ed and Quick Start Guide * Sensored capabilities of the motor cannot be utilized with the Sidewinder 8th ESC, must be run in sensorless mode.
Castle Link Programming Suite
For over 20 years Castle engineers have been setting the bar for industry leading software functionality. The Castle Link Programming Suite is your ticket to creating the perfect setup. To gain access to the host of tuning parameters simply purchase the Castle Link Adapter and download the simple to install software from our website and you are ready to personalize your controller’s parameters. Or you can utilize the Castle Link iOS App and purchase the B-Link Bluetooth Adapter. Don’t forget to use the “check for updates” feature in Castle Link to download new software as it becomes available. New features are yours at no cost, a perk for choosing Castle.
Adjustable settings include:
- Braking curve
- Drag brake
- Auto LiPo cutoff
- Punch Control
- Reverse Type
- Motor Type
|BEC Continous Current||4.5A Continuous|
|BEC Maximum Burst Current||8A Peak|
|BEC Type||Fixed voltage, 8A Peak|
|BEC Voltage||5.5V Fixed|
|Bushing Or Bearing||Bearing|
|Input Voltage||2S (7.4V) minimum, 6S (25.2V) maximum|
|Motor Connector||6.5mm Bullet|
|Number of Poles||4|
|Outer Diameter||With Fins 1.6 in (41.4mm)|
|Product Height||1.33" (34mm)|
|Product Length||2.45" (62.2mm)|
|Product Width||2.20" (56mm)|
|Reverse||Yes - with lockout|
|RPM/Volt (Kv)||60,000 / 2200|
|Shaft Diameter||0.197" (5mm)|
|Shaft Length||0.79" (20mm)|
|Wire Gauge||10 AWG|