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Mamba Micro X2, 16.8V, WP Sensored ESC W / 1406-2280KV COMBO

Product #: 010-0171-02

Putting the X in Extreme!

The Mamba Micro X2 is a refresh of our popular Mamba Micro X. This new ESC increases the maximum input voltage to 4s. We also added DATA LOGGING and our CRYO-DRIVE™ TECHNOLOGY; CryoDrive allows the ESC to run cooler and more efficiently at partial throttle. Like its predecessor, it is waterproof* and has SENSORED MOTOR SUPPORT

This ESC and Motor Combo is ideal for the weight conscious builder or where space is limited, it is perfect for 1:10 scale low speed rock crawlers/trail runners on 2S-3S weighing less than 8lbs. Can also be used in more aggressive setups in lighter 1:10 scale touring cars, stadium trucks or buggies weighing up to 5lbs.

Important Product Update, 8/2/2022.
Due to ongoing supply chain disruptions, we have been unable to manufacture the Micro X2. The parts in question are integral to the onboard 2-amp BEC. In an effort to provide the Micro X2 for sale again, we have removed the internal BEC and are including our external 10-amp CC BEC (a $24 value) with every Micro X2 purchase. This upgraded BEC has a wider range of BEC voltages and much higher current capacity. The retail price for the ESC and combos has not changed. For instructions on how to install the CC BEC, please visit www.castlecreations.com/microx2BEC.

If you're looking for a more aggressive setup in a heavier rig, like rock racing and extended hill climbing, we recommend you run the Mamba X ESC. Like its predecessor it includes improved features for rock crawling, including active drag brake and drag brake ramp..

FEATURES:
  • Input Voltage range 2S-4S
  • Waterproof design, included CC BEC is not waterproof.
  • Sensored Motor capable
  • Convenient transmitter programming for six common adjustable settings.
  • Additional settings and software updates available via Windows®-based Castle Link software and USB adapter (coupon included with purchase) or the Castle Link App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately)
  • Telemetry Ready (Compatible with S.BUS2 Telemetry Link and Futaba T4PX, T7PX and T7PXR transmitters)
  • Auxiliary Wire Functionality allows for “on-the-fly” adjustments such as Max Power and Max Brake.
  • Audible Alerts that will notify you of possible issues with calibrations and error conditions.
  • Designed and manufactured in Olathe, Kansas and is backed by our 1-year warranty.

Mamba Micro X2 w/1406-2280Kv Purchase Includes:
  • Mamba Micro X2 ESC with 4mm Connectors
  • External 10-amp CC BEC
  • 1406-2280Kv Sensored Motor
  • Sensor Harness
  • Coupon for free Castle Link USB adapter
  • Driver's Ed and Quick Start Guide
  • Castle Decals
*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.
 
Resources
Mamba Micro X Quick Start
Mamba Micro X Drivers Ed Guide
0808 Motor Gearing Chart
Mamba Micro X2 FAQ
Audible Alert Reference Chart


  • USD $169.95 /EA
  • List Price: USD $207.95 /EA
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Technical Specs Mamba Micro X2 ESC
Input Voltage Range: 2S-4S LiPo (16.8V Max)
BEC Specifications: No internal BEC in ESC. External 10-amp CC BEC included.
Operating Environment: Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment; included CC BEC is not waterproof.
Brake: Proportional
Reversible: Yes, but may be disabled
On/Off Switch: Yes, waterproof
Cooling Fan: Not included
Size: 41.6 mm x 29.4 mm x 21.3 mm
Weight (with wires): 1.66 oz / 47 grams
Connectors: 4.0 mm bullets
Items Needed for Operation: Battery Connector required: Castle 4.0mm Polarized Connectors, Deans Ultra Plugs and XT60 are recommended.
Product Use Statements:
  • Applying voltages higher than 16.8 volts will cause irreparable damage to your controller, voiding your warranty.
  • Recommended battery capacity for 1:18 scale vehicles is 1500mAh. We recommend using 30C continuous discharge or higher LiPo batteries (or high quality 25C batteries such as Traxxas® Power Cell).
  • Mamba Micro X has 4.0mm bullet connectors on the motor wires and the battery input wires are bare. You must add the connector of your choice to the battery leads. We recommend a high current connector rated for at least 40 amps.
Programmability: Additional settings and software updates available via Windows®-based Castle Link software and USB adapter (coupon included with purchase) or the Castle Link App for Android or iOS and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately)
Telemetry Link Capable: Yes, with Castle Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2 and Futaba T4PX and T7PX Transmitters.
Tech Notes:
*Although the Mamba Micro X2 is waterproof, it is 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 with clean water after exposure to corrosives or dirt. While the 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.

Technical Specs 1406-2280Kv Sensored Motor
Input Voltage Range: 2S-4S LiPo
Kv: 2280
Max. RPM: 100,000
Size: Length: 49.5mm
Diameter: 36mm
Weight (w/wires): 197 g / 6.9oz
Shaft Size: Length: 15mm
Diameter: 1/8" (3.17mm)
Mounting Hole Specifications: M3 @ 25mm
Cooling Fan: Optional - Coming Soon
Connectors: 4mm male Castle Bullet Connectors
Application Guidelines: Ideal for 1:10 scale low speed rock crawlers/trail runners on 2S-3S weighing less than 8lbs. Can also be used in more aggressive setups in lighter 1:10 scale touring cars, stadium trucks or buggies weighing up to 5lbs.
Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight:
Tech Notes:

Running modes: SMARTSENSE™, Sensored, Sensorless with Castle sensored capable ESCs.

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. Castle recommends 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.

Resources

Sensored Motor Quick Start


For support, frequently asked questions, technical documents, and more, visit our support site.

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.

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



Product Features
Data-Logging
Enabled by default, the Mamba Micro X2  captures and records performance data from your vehicle. This allows you to view a detailed turn-by-turn record of what your ESC actually experienced during the run. You will be able to record real-time data such as motor RPM, ESC and motor temperature, throttle input, and more. Download and analyze the collected data via Castle Link and make adjustments to maximize both performance and battery life.
Quick Tip: You can use the Quick Connect Duo (sold separately) to allow you to access both wires into a single Castle Link connection. 
Auxiliary Functionality:

The Mamba Micro X2 allows “on-the-fly” adjustments to be made through the AUX wire once enabled in Castle Link. Once you have selected an AUX wire function, that setting can then be tuned from your transmitter while driving. Torque control, max throttle, max brake and drag brake adjustments are a sampling of the available modes. This real-time tuning allows you to quickly and easily fine-tune your system. . Click here for additional information.

Programmability:
For over 24 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 Mamba Micro X2 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.  Don’t forget to use the “check for updates” feature in Castle Link to download new software as it becomes available. New features are yours at no cost, a perk for choosing Castle.
Firmware Updates:
Users will receive free access to all firmware updates, including added features sets using the Castle Link USB Programming Kit or the Castle Link App and a B-Link Bluetooth Adapter. 
Warranty:
The Mamba Micro X2 is proudly designed and manufactured in Olathe, Kansas 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.
Power System Alerts:
Audible Alerts that will notify you of possible issues with calibrations and error conditions to help diagnose problems in the field.
Telemetry Ready:
Mamba Micro X2  is telemetry ready, which means owners of Futaba T4PX or 7PX 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.
Optional Accessories
011-0135-00
B-Link Bluetooth Adapter supports iOS and Android App
010-0152-00
Telemetry Link S.BUS
010-0149-00 Castle Link Quick Connect Duo
011-0145-00
Direct Connect Sensor Wire - 200mm
011-0146-00
Direct Connect Sensor Wire - 250mm
011-0147-00
Direct Connect Sensor Wire - 300mm
011-0154-00
Servo Direct Connect

Service Parts
011-0105-00 Replacement receiver harness
011-0108-00
Replacement sensor harness

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