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Castle 1520 Sensored Motor-1650Kv
Product #: 060-0075-00
The Castle 1520-1650KV motor is a 4-POLE 12-SLOT design that boasts exceptional EFFICIENCY and produces LESS HEAT. This motor is a blast from the past with the added benefit of sensored capabilities! It is the perfect upgrade for any for 1/8, 1/7 and 1/6 scale vehicles weighing up to 18lbs and up to 8s LiPo. The 1520-1650Kv has all of the secret sauce that the big brother 1717-1650Kv has, but in a more compact diameter, fitting into smaller spaces without modifications to your chassis.
Vehicle examples include Losi LST2-E™; Arrma™: Limitless™, Typhon™ 6s, Kraton 6s™, Kraton EXB™, Infraction™ Felony™ 6s, Notorious 6s™, Talion™ 6s; Kyosho Inferno™, Traxxas: E-Maxx™, E-Revo™, UDR™, Summit™; Redcat Shredder™ Note: "Recommendations based on vehicle weight and motor capabilities. Verify motor fitment, may require optional motor mount."
- Running modes include SmartSense™ Sensored and an ULTRA-EFFICIENT sensorless mode.
- High-strength, high-temperature grade neodymium sintered magnets combined with High-strength Kevlar wrap ensures the integrity of the rotor is not compromised during harsh running conditions.
- Oversized NMB bearings and vibration dampening system ensure the longest bearing life possible.
- Our proprietary winding techniques allow us to produce a stator assembly that is the lowest possible resistance, resulting in a cooler running motor.
- Updated modern and sleek design; looks as cool as it performs.
Without a robust and reliable design, efficiency will only go so far. RC enthusiasts love pushing their equipment to the edge. The Castle engineers know this and spared no expense when developing a design that could hold up to the harsh conditions that the RC community will throw at it, resulting in a cooler running motor. A cooler motor has a longer lifetime. Construction of our motor required careful component selection; each verified through internal testing to ensure the HIGHEST EFFICIENCY possible. In the end, the result is a motor with unmatched quality, performance, and reliability. We wouldn’t put our name on anything less.
|The 1520-1650kV motor is intended for use in 1/6, 1/7 and 1/8 scale vehicles weighing up to 18 lbs. and running up to 8s LiPo. Examples include Losi LST2-E™; Arrma™: Limitless™, Typhon™ 6s, Kraton 6s™, Kraton EXB™, Infraction™ Felony™ 6s, Notorious 6s™, Talion™ 6s; Kyosho Inferno™, Traxxas: E-Maxx™, E-Revo™, UDR™, Summit™; Redcat Shredder™ Note: "Recommendations based on vehicle weight and motor capabilities. Verify motor fitment, may require optional motor mount."
|Diameter: 1.64" (41.6mm) Length: 3.50” (88.8mm)
|Weight (with wires):
|508g (17.92 oz); 459g without wires
|Mounting Hole Specifications:
|M3 and M4 @ 25.4mm (1.0") Diameter
|SmartSense™ Sensored and an ultra-efficient Sensorless mode
|6.5mm male connectors and 10AWG wire
|Items Needed for Operation:
|Compatible Electronic Speed Control. We recommend Mamba Monster X 8S.
|Product Use Statements:
|Monitor motor temperatures closely; overheating a motor will cause permanent damage to the magnets. Never exceed 180° F on the the motor or ESC. Do not use mounting screws that extend more than 5mm into the front of the motor. Using too long of a screw can result in damage to the motor's windings and will not be covered by the warranty.
The 1520-1650Kv is a water resistant design. The sensor board is coated with silicone conformal coating to protect the sensors from moisture. The sensor connections are not water resistant; water can cause signal loss which could result in loss of sensored capabilities. We recommend applying dielectric grease to the outside of the sensor wire connections after installation of the wire. Routine maintenance is recommended after running in wet conditions. Please refer to this document for running and maintaining motors in wet environments.
|Sensored Motor Quick Start
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.
Motor designed in Olathe, Kansas USA.
Motor made in China.
- Our IMPROVED 4-POLE 12-SLOT design boasts exceptional EFFICIENCY and produces LESS HEAT.
- QUIETSENSE™ technology shields the sensors from magnetic field noise generated from the motor coils and keeps your motor and ESC in sync at all times. Use of a Flux Shield™ in conjunction with secondary Sense Magnets delivers even HIGHER PRECISION and MORE EFFICIENT startups.
- Our OPTIMIZED design eliminates the need for mechanical timing adjustments. Our sensor alignment method delivers uniform timing and torque in both directions, automatically.
- Updated modern and sleek design; looks as cool as it performs.
You will reap the benefits of longer run times on one battery and a cooler running motor that can be pushed harder.
We take OVERPOWERING seriously.
Castle engineers always add a little something extra in their designs that takes your performance to the next level. We have not skimped here. Many customers have utilized our industry leading software functionality that Castle Link* offers. When paired with a Castle Creations sensor supported ESC, you can unlock advanced tuning capabilities that Castle Link provides specifically for sensored motors.
SMARTSENSE™ uses the motors sensors to start the motor to provide smooth starts, excellent torque, and low-speed drivability. Once the motor is turning, it seamlessly transitions to Castle’s ULTRA- EFFICIENT sensorless mode. When running, a motor must transition between different load points and a different timing advance is required for optimal efficiency at all load points. Using mechanical timing adjustments alone, you can only target one driving condition, such as higher start power or higher top end speed. This sacrifices performance and efficiency during the other driving phases. Electronic timing in SMARTSENSE™ will advance timing automatically for peak performance during all driving conditions. This allows users to combine the best of both worlds in an unrivaled HYBRID between smooth sensored startups and high-efficiency sensorless drive.
With a Castle sensored ESC and sensored motor you will have the ULTIMATE POWER PLANT for your vehicle. Users will experience PRECISE throttle control, BUTTERY SMOOTH starts, PEAK PERFORMANCE and EFFICIENCY throughout the full throttle range. You will feel the POWER and LONGER RUN TIMES that a WORLD-CLASS motor produces.
It’s not magic… it’s SMARTSENSE™.