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Sidewinder 8th Sport 1:8th Scale Combo with 1515B-2200Kv Motor
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Sidewinder 8th Sport 1:8th Scale Combo with 1515B-2200Kv Motor

Product #: 010-0139-00

UPC code:819326010781

Affordable Waterproof Power System

Sidewinder 8th is our sport 1:8 scale waterproof* combo capable of 2-6S LiPo, 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.

This combo includes the Sidewinder 8th ESC and our 1515B-2200Kv motor featuring the same internal design as the award-winning Neu-Castle 1515-2200Kv motor.

*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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USD $177.65 /EA
List Price: USD $220.00 /EA
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  • Waterproof : Yes
  • Telemetry Capable : No
  • Data Logging : No
  • Auxiliary Wire : No
  • Minimum Input Voltage : 2S
  • Maximum Input Voltage : 6S
  • Sensored Capable : No
  • Recon G6 Certified ESC : No
  • ROAR Certified ESC : No
  • Availability: Not available

Castle Link Compatible
With the Castle Link USB Programming Kit you can use your Windows™ PC to easily program your controller. Adjustable settings include:

  • Throttle curve
  • 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
  • Ability to save setup profiles for later use
Technical Specs
Input Voltage Range: MIN: 2S LiPo
MAX: 6S LiPo
BEC Specifications: 5.5V fixed; 8A peak
Operating Environment: Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment.
Brake: Proportional
Reversible: Yes, may be disabled for racing.
On/Off Switch: No
Cooling Fan: Yes, included 30mm, removable**
ESC Size: L: 2.45" (62.2mm)
W: 2.20" (56mm)
H: 1.33" (34mm)
ESC Weight (w/wires): 3.52 oz. (100g)
Connectors: 6.5mm female bullets for motor connection.
Items Needed for Operation: Battery connector (not included). 6.5mm Castle Connectors are recommended.
Product Use Statements: *Although Sidewinder 8th 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 11 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run.
Recommended Motors: Neu-Castle 1515b 2200kv motor included in combo.
Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight: 11 lbs.
Programmability: Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (sold separately) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software.
Telemetry Link Capable: No
Tech Notes: Monitor motor temperatures closely; overheating a motor will cause permanent damage to the magnets. Never exceed 180° F on the the motor or ESC.
Input Voltage Range: 25.2V
Kv: 2200
Max. RPM: 60,000
Motor Size: L: 2.96" (75.3mm)
Diameter: 1.57" (40mm)
Shaft Size: Diameter: 5mm, Length: 20mm
Weight (w/wires): 15.15 oz. (429.6g)
Mounting Hole Specifications: 3mm screw holes @ 1" (25.4mm) spacing.
Cooling Fan: N/A
Connectors: 6.5mm male bullet connectors.
Items Needed for Operation: N/A
Product Use Statements: N/A
Application Guidelines: Intended for up to 6S (25.2 Volt) operation. Incredible in monster trucks weighing up to 11 lbs with up to 6S LiPo packs, and works great in 1/8th buggies and truggies as well.
Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight: 11 lbs maximum.
Tech Notes: Monitor motor temperatures closely; overheating a motor will cause permanent damage to the magnets. Never exceed 180° F on the the motor or ESC.When using on a heavy truck (10 - 11 lbs) you must run conservative gearing as the sport Sidewinder ESC will run hotter compared for a Mamba Monster ESC.
Sidewinder 8th Driver's Ed Guide Sidewinder 8th 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.

Motor designed in Olathe, Kansas USA.
Motor made in China.

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Brett the Lensgrinder From East Texas
Awesome power!!
April 8, 2018
I’m running this in an E Revo and love it!! Plenty of power and my batteries are only 2S. I can only imagine what 3S or more will make it do. Soon I’ll be getting the castle link so I can tune it down for my nephew to drive. I’d like to get into speed runs so I believe I’m on the right track with this motor.
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GUMS From United States
jeff r
January 31, 2017
this motor and esc combo is hands down the best bang for the $!
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