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Mamba Monster X Extreme 1:8 Scale ESC
Product #: 010-0145-00
Putting the X in Extreme!
Mamba Monster X is our latest 1:8 scale and Monster truck controller capable of 2S - 6S LiPo, with an 8 amp peak BEC - and, it’s waterproof*, so you can run your vehicle through morning dew, across soggy snow, or a muddy trail. 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 15 lbs with our Neu-Castle 1515 2200kv motor. It also comes standard with a highly efficient, 30mm ESC cooling fan. Mamba Monster X also features updated Audible Alerts that will notifyyou of possible issues with calibrations and error conditions to helpdiagnose problems in the field.
New Firmware Available! Version 2.02 offers improved low speed control, stronger drag brake, new Aux Wire Mode "Crawler/Rock Race", and MUCH more. Check out all of the changes here and be sure to update your new Mamba X via the Castle Link!
Mamba Monster X features the addition of a new, programmable Auxiliary Wire that allows you to make an “on-the-go” adjustment. Choose from several settings such as torque control, max throttle, or drag brake to fine-tune the performance of your ESC right from the transmitter using an auxiliary channel on the receiver. The AUX wire function is disabled by default but is programmable via Castle Link. Once you have programmed the functionality of the AUX wire, that setting can then be adjusted on-the-go from a compatible transmitter.
Sensored Motor Capable (with optional Sensor Harness)
Mamba Monster X can also be configured to run sensored brushless motors with the purchase of an optional Sensor Harness. This sensored-motor capability opens up a whole new segment of R/C enthusiasts who will now get to experience a Mamba Monster X-equipped racer, rock racer, or rock crawler.
Mamba Monster X can capture and record performance data from your lastcouple of runs, commonly referred to as data logging. This data can bedownloaded via the Castle Link USB programmer; you can use the QuickConnect Duo (sold separately) to allow you to quickly access the ESC'sreceiver wire without having to disconnect from your receiver. You canthen analyze this data and make adjustments to the ESC to maximize bothperformance and battery life.
Mamba Monster X is telemetry ready,which means owners of the Futaba T4PX Transmitters will be able to purchasethe Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2. Real-time data such asESC temperature, voltages and RPM can be monitored to ensure performanceadvantages and spare you the “unknown” parameters that all R/Centhusiasts experience at some point. Telemetry data provides anotherlevel of protection and can increase performance.
*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.
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- Waterproof : Yes
- Telemetry Capable : Yes
- Data Logging : Yes
- Auxiliary Wire : Yes
- Minimum Input Voltage : 2S
- Maximum Input Voltage : 6S
- Sensored Capable : Yes
- Recon G6 Certified ESC : No
- ROAR Certified ESC : No
- Availability: This item is in stock.
Castle Link Compatible
With the Castle Link USB Programming Kit you can use your Windows™ PC to easily program your controller. Adjustable settings include:
- Braking curve
- Drag brake
- Auto LiPo cutoff
- Punch Control
- Reverse Type
- Motor Type
Additional Castle Link benefits include:
- Access to all firmware updates, including added features sets released from Castle Engineering, at no charge.
- Intuitive Demo Mode capability
- Download and view data logs using the built-in Graph Viewer
- Ability to save setup profiles for later use
|Input Voltage Range:||MIN: 2S LiPo
MAX: 6S LiPo (25.2V)
|BEC Specifications:||Adjustable: 5.5V, 6.0V, 7.5V. or 8.0V (8A Peak), default 5.5V|
|Operating Environment:||Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment.|
|Reversible:||Yes, but may be disabled for racing.|
|Cooling Fan:||Yes, factory equipped (30mm), fully removable** (see Product Use Statements below)|
|Size:||Length: 2.09" (53mm)
Width: 1.93" (49mm)
Height: 1.44" (36.4mm)
|Weight (with no battery connector):||3.92 oz. (111.g)|
|Connectors:||6.5mm female bullets for motor connection.
|Items Needed for Operation:||Battery Connector required, 6.5mm Castle Connectors are recommended.|
|Product Use Statements:||
*Although Mamba Monster X and Castle brushless motors are waterproof, they are not intended for operation while completely submerged in liquid. They can corrode when exposed to corrosive materials, such as salt water. Always rinse the ESC and motor with clean water after exposure to corrosives or dirt. While the motor and controller may be waterproof, we suggest users confirm that the rest of their vehicle, including the batteries, servos, radio and chassis are also waterproof before exposing them to liquids of any kind.
**The cooling fan must be removed prior to driving in wet conditions. It is not waterproof.
|Application Guidelines:||Intended for up to 6S (25.2 Volt) operation in vehicles weighing less than 15 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run.|
|Recommended Motors:||Neu-Castle 1512 2650Kv: Max Cells: 4S Lipo or 12 NiMH
Neu-Castle 1515 2200Kv: Max Cells: 6S Lipo or 16 NiMH
|Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight:|| Less than 15 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run with 2200kv motor; no more than 9 lbs with 2650kv motor
|Programmability:||Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (coupon for free Link included) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software.|
|Telemetry Link Capable:||Yes|
|Monster X Driver's Ed Guide||Monster X Quick Start Guide|
Castle Creations, Inc. warrants this product to be free from manufacturing defects for a period of one year from date of purchase.
This is a high power product with the potential to be very dangerous. Please read the safety information before use. This product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and or birth defects or other reproductive harm.
U.S. Patent # 7400103, 7492122, 7579796, 7740516, 8287328, 8678875, and 8905814 B2 - Other patents pending.
Controller designed, and circuit boards manufactured, in Olathe, Kansas USA.
Controller assembled in Mexico.