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HobbyKing X-Car 45A Brushed Car ESC (USA warehouse)

HobbyKing X-Car 45A Brushed Car ESC (USA warehouse)
HobbyKing X-Car 45A Brushed Car ESC (USA warehouse)

This 45A brushed ESC is a great replacement for your model's stock ESC or for setting up a new brushed power system in your car or truck. It features a low voltage cut-off for use with lipoly batteries. Its compact and lightweight design make it ideal for use in 1/10 scale drift cars utilizing brushed motors.

Features:
• Low voltage cutoff for use with Lipoly batteries
• Compact and lightweight design
• 5.6V/2A BEC

Specs:
Continuous Current: 45A
Burst Current: 320A (10sec)
Suitable Car: 1/10 on and off road
Battery: 2 cell Lipo (5-6 cells NI-xx)
BEC output: 5.6V/2A switch mode built-in
Motor type: brushed
Operation: Forward/Brake/Reverse
Dimension: 38x28x22mm
Weight: 40g


PRODUCT ID: 9261000018


Weight: 55g Quantity: 
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Price$10.70


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Total of 29 discussions.
stabgnid  1 points - 6/14/2014
 
1) What is the lowest turn bushed motor you can run with this esc?? 2) Can you lock out reverse ???
 rcdealz 30 points
No you cannot lock out reverse via esc. However, your tx May have a feature to lock out reverse. I have successfully hooked up a 11t Titan motor to this esc so I'm guessing that's probably your limit there. 11 turn Also I would hook up a fan to it since it's summer now.
simone  1 points - 6/12/2014
 
man this is a really nice esc but i've got a question...my car doesn't brake...it goes forward and backward but doesn't brake...how can i set the brake?...i've got a fs gt3b controller...can you help me please??
Mark  1 points - 5/30/2014
 
FourDollarRacing, I still cant hit reply??? I am using 7.2 volt Nicd batteries. I understand how to change the programs, and modes, how do you set low voltage cut off? Please explain, I have read the instructions many times and do not see this. Thanks,
 FourDollaRacing 79 points
Ok, the LVC is set with the button held while the ESC is armed. Review my other posts and product review for an explanation. Drag mode is set with the ESC already On, and LVC is set immediately after switching the ESC On. Programming the ESC for use with LiPo may cause an early cut-off with NiCad batteries, or it may draw more current than your old ESC. Happy trails....
Mark  1 points - 5/29/2014
 
Hello FourDollarRacing, It wont let me reply to you, but I have tried the esc on both setting, one beep and 2 beeps, practice mode and crawler mode. It still has the skip on the throttle intermittently.
 FourDollaRacing 79 points
I sounds like you may need to program the low-voltage cut off for use with your batteries. Which battery chemistry are you using?
Jacob  2 points - 5/29/2014
 
Hey make me understand what you meant when you answered my other question switch mode yes linear mode no. I don't know what this means.
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FourDollaRacing
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This brushed ESC is an excellent "sport" speed control. It is easily programmable, but has very limited functions. The case-size is relatively small, and will fit most 1/16th and 1/18th cars. I have successfully tested this speed control with sealed-can motors, and SPEC motors as low as 19 turns. So, it should power two crawler motors, wired in parallel with NO FEWER than 40 turns ….

The Low-Voltage Cutoff works very well; however, it must be carefully programmed to avoid changing the drag-brake mode. Release the programming button, immediately after the first “beep” or “beep-beep”, to program the LVC. If you wait until after the arming song, this changes the drag-brake mode instead.

The “practice” programs no drag brake, reverse delay, and reverse, for buggies and touring cars. The “climbing” mode programs forward-drag brake AND reverse-drag brake, with NO reverse delay in either direction, for rock crawlers.

The standard bullet motor connectors and Tamiya battery connectors are compatible with most electronics, and I haven’t even bothered to install low-loss connectors. I still have this item on my wish list, because it is a great value, and works as intended. The only thing missing is reverse lock-out, for racing….


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Jacoby
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Nice little brushed, reverseable ESC. Worked great resurrecting my RC10T with an old 27 Turn stock motor. Easy to setup via the instructions found on this site and would buy it again vs. the name brand ones.


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awsome esc work well with lipos and with brushed motors.


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Dave
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Just installed this in my old/very old Tamiya Boomerang. Running a 7.2 NiMh and can I say WOW! This was an upgrade from the original MSC, which couldn't handle the 20T motor. This buggy now runs faster than it ever has and programming the ESC was a snap. Also I am running this on my ancient Futaba Magnum JR 72Mhz radio and receiver, the BEC works flawlessly though I did need an adapter plug to fit the receiver $3 no big deal. A great ESC for the Brushed crowd! It completely resurrected this buggy that I love so much. Thank you HK


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I bought this for a Traxxas Rally 1/16.Running a Titan 12T 2s lipo in it and so far so good.Not to much heat and plenty of power to run the rally.Hard to beat anesc for less than $10 with LVD.


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