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COPPERHEAD 10, 16.8V, WP SENSORED ESC
Product #: 010-0166-00
Meet the COPPERHEAD 10 PERFORMANCE ESC. It takes to the open road as well as it takes to no road at all. This completely new design rounds out our 1:10 scale offerings, positioned between the SIDEWINDER 4 as the entry-level upgrade and the MAMBA X as the extreme performance option. The COPPERHEAD 10 includes CRYO-DRIVE™ TECHNOLOGY, SENSORED MOTOR SUPPORT and DATA LOGGING LITE* with Castle’s signature reliability and performance.
Throughout its development the Copperhead has been put to the test in all types of elements and performed as aggressively, or as stealthy, as desired. Whether on the trail dominating the gates or throwing dust on the dirt track, the Copperhead is power hungry when you need it and oozes smooth low-end power for technical low RPM performance. If your rig is outfitted with high-power servos (or additional torque increasing modifications) there is no need to worry about brown-outs, glitching or slow actuating servos. The Copperhead provides clean and constant power with its user selectable (through Castle Link) 5.5V or 7.5V (6A peak) internal BEC.
The ESC can be installed and calibrated (plug and play) and provide immediate fuss-free wheel time. Through the interface-free manual programming mode, using your transmitter you can set your low-voltage cutoff, brake/reverse type, brake amount, drag brake, motor type and direction. Likewise, you can employ the use of the Castle Link Programming Suite on your Windows™ PC (coupon for free USB adapter included with purchase), or wirelessly with the convenience of the new B-Link™ Bluetooth™ Adapter and Castle Link app for Android or iOS. Additional Castle Link benefits include access to all firmware updates and added features sets released from Castle Engineering (at no charge), the ability to download and analyze your collected Data Log , an Intuitive Demo Mode capability as well as the option to save setup profiles (for multiple vehicles) for later use.
For crawler setups or others that do not require an ESC cooling fan, the fan is easily removed with four screws and the fan guard with the cool COPPERHEAD logo simply clicks back into place on the top of the ESC. It keeps the COPPERHEAD 10 looking mean and provides an extra measure of protection. To further protect your investment, the COPPERHEAD emits audible alerts for easy diagnosis of common issues such as motor-over-temperature and low-voltage cutoff. You'll find a handy decal in your box that contains a reference chart for the eight alert tones, no need to Google while your enjoying your wheel time!We’ve packaged the COPPERHEAD 10 with a dozen different 4-POLE 12-SLOT sensored motor options to eliminate the guesswork in finding the right brushless power upgrade for your basher, crawler, on road vehicle, short course or monster truck. An added bonus of pairing your Copperhead with a Castle 4-Pole 12-Slot sensored motor is enabling SMARTSENSE™ TECHNOLOGY, which uses the motor’s sensors at startup to provide cog-free starts, excellent torque and low-speed drivability. Once the motor is turning, the ESC seamlessly transitions to Castle’s ultra-efficient sensorless mode with electronic timing to advance timing automatically for peak performance in all driving conditions.
The all-new COPPERHEAD 10 PERFORMANCE 1:10 SCALE ESC is ideal for those who want sensored motor support, data logging, a 6A peak selectable internal BEC (5.5V or 7.5V) and Castle’s signature reliability and performance in the meanest looking ESC around! If you’re looking to transform your 1:10 scale stock vehicle from dull to dangerously fun COPPERHEAD can do it with its buttery smooth starts, CRYO-DRIVE enabled performance and up to 4S power in a compact, easy-to-install footprint.
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*Data Logging capabilities require the use of Castle Link Programming Suite using a Windows™ PC and freely downloadable software.
COPPERHEAD 10 ESC COMES WITH:
|Copperhead Quick Start Guide||Copperhead Drivers Ed Guide||Motor Quick Start|
|Maintaining Motors ||10th Scale ESC Comparison|
- Waterproof : Yes
- Telemetry Capable : Yes
- Data Logging : Yes
- Auxiliary Wire : No
- Minimum Input Voltage : 2S
- Maximum Input Voltage : 4S
- Sensored Capable : Yes
- Recon G6 Certified ESC : No
- ROAR Certified ESC : No
- CRYO-DRIVE : Yes
- Availability: This item is in stock.
|Application Guidelines: ||1:10 scale vehicles weighing up to 7.5 lbs.|
|Input Voltage Range: ||2s-4s (16.8V Max) |
|Running Modes: ||SMARTSENSE™, Sensored Only and Brushed Motor Operation|
|Reversible:||Yes, but may be disabled for racing.|
|On/Off Switch:||Yes, waterproof |
|Cooling Fan:||Yes, factory equipped (30mm), fully removable** and includes dual use fan guard (See Operating Use Statements) |
|Size:||2.19" x 1.39" x 1.33" (55.6mm x 35.3mm x 33.8mm) |
|Weight (with wires):||70.9 g / 2.50 oz.|
|Motor Connectors: ||4.0mm female bullets for motor connection|
|Items Needed for Operation:||Battery Connector required, Castle 4.0mm Polarized Connectors, Traxxas® Power Connectors, or Deans® Ultra Plugs are recommended. |
|Operating environment: ||Waterproof design for all weather conditions. Although COPPERHEAD 10 is waterproof, it is not intended for operation while completely submerged in liquid. 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.
|Programmability: ||Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (coupon for free link included in package) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software, or the Castle Link App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately). |
|Telemetry Link Capable: ||Yes, with Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2 and Futaba T4PX, T7PX and T7PXR Transmitters. |
|Tech Tips: |
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 Olathe, Kansas USA.
|Product Features |
|Castle’s newest software technology, CRYO-DRIVE™ minimizes the amount of time the ESC's electrical components spend generating heat by optimally controlling which components are being used while driving the motor. This is happening thousands of times per second, which greatly reduces the rate at which the ESC heats up. This results in significantly improved thermal performance during partial throttle operation where the majority of driving occurs. Your setup will be able to handle higher gear ratios, in heavier vehicles, with longer runs. |
When paired with a Castle 4-POLE 12-SLOT SENSORED MOTOR SmartSense™ software, enabled by default in the Castle Link Programming Suite, will use the motor’s sensors 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 with electric timing. Smooth sensored startups and high-efficiency sensorless running makes the COPPERHEAD 10 system produce more power and less heat. QUIETSENSE™ is an innovative advancement in the design of sensored motors to deliver the highest precision and most efficient startup.
Battery Voltage, Battery Ripple, Controller Temperature, Motor RPM and Motor Temperature data points can be captured, downloaded and analyzed via Castle Link software. While not a full version of Data Logging capabilities that the MAMBA X EXTREME 1:10 SCALE ESC has, these critical parameters are excellent sources of information for maximizing performance and battery life of the COPPERHEAD 10.
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 redeem the coupon for the Castle Link adapter included with your COPPERHEAD 10 purchase and download the simple to install software from our website and you are ready to personalize your controller's settings. You can now wirelessly program your ESC with the free Castle Link Mobile App and the purchase the B-Link Bluetooth Adapter.
|You can now WIRELESSLY PROGRAM settings with the free Castle-Link app available on the Apple App store or Google Play for Android devices and the Castle B-Link™ Bluetooth™ Adapter (sold separately). It is compact and lightweight installed in your vehicle, for anytime programming! |
COPPERHEAD 10 features Audible Alerts that will notify you via audible chimes of possible issues with calibrations and error conditions to help diagnose problems.
|COPPERHEAD 10 is telemetry ready, which means owners of Futaba T4PX, 7PX and T7PXR Transmitters will be able to purchase the Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2. Real-time data such as ESC temperature, voltages, and RPM can be monitored to ensure performance advantages and spare you the “unknown” parameters that all R/C enthusiasts experience at some point. Telemetry data provides another level of protection and can increase performance. |
|ESC is housed in a durable injection molded case and potted in waterproof epoxy to protect the electronics and promote efficient heat transfer. |
|The COPPERHEAD 10 is proudly designed and manufactured in Olathe, Kansas USA and is backed by Castle Creations’ 1-year warranty and unparalleled "make-it-right" customer support. Call us, email us, or walk in our front door – we’re here to help. Click here for additional information about our Tier 1 and Tier II warranty. |
|Optional Accessories |
|011-0135-00 ||B-Link Bluetooth Adapter supports iOS and Android App |
|010-0152-00 ||Telemetry Link S.BUS |
|011-0146-00 ||Direct Connect Sensor Wire |
|010-0079-00 ||Castle Link Quick Connect (or Quick Connect Duo) |
|Service Parts |
|011-0140-00 || Replacement fan |
|011-0159-00 ||Replacement receiver harness |