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Mamba Monster X Extreme 1:8 Scale ESC
Product #: 010-0145-00
The Mamba Monster X provides even more extreme performance than the Monster 2. Most notable is the addition of a new, programmable Auxiliary Wire that allows the user to make “on-the-go” adjustments to several settings, such as torque control and reverse enable or disable. This new Auxiliary Wire allows you to fine-tune the performance of your Monster X ESC right from your compatible transmitter using an auxiliary channel on your receiver. The Monster X also features updated Audible Alerts that will notify drivers of possible issues with their calibrations and error conditions to help diagnose problems in the field. The ESC can also be configured to run sensored brushless motors in addition to sensorless and brushed.
Mamba Monster X is a 1:8th 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. It also comes standard with a highly efficient, 30mm ESC cooling fan.FEATURES:
- Input Voltage range 2S-6S
- Powerful integrated 8A Adjustable BEC (5.25V-8.0V)
- Data Logging capability to capture and record performance data from your vehicle
- Waterproof design for running in all weather conditions and elements.
- Factory installed, fully removable 30MM cooling fan
- Convenient transmitter programming for six common adjustable settings
- Easily program and update ESC with use of Castle Link USB (coupon included for free USB with purchase) and freely downloadable Castle-Link Windows™ program.
- Optional smartphone-based programming with the B-LINK™ Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately and Castle Link all available on Google Play or Apple App Store)
- Telemetry Ready Compatible with 010-0152-00 Telemetry Link for Futaba S.Bus2 and Futaba T4PX and T7PX 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.
|Monster X Driver's Ed Guide
|Monster X Quick Start Guide
|Audible Alert Reference Chart
- 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
- CRYO-DRIVE : No
- Availability: This item is in stock.
|Input Voltage Range:
|MIN: 2S LiPo
MAX: 6S LiPo (25.2V)
|Adjustable: 5.5V, 6.0V, 7.5V. or 8.0V (8A Peak), default 5.5V
|Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment.
|Yes, but may be disabled for racing.
|Yes, factory equipped (30mm), fully removable** (see Product Use Statements below)
|Length: 2.09" (53mm)
Width: 1.93" (49mm)
Height: 1.44" (36.4mm)
|Weight (with no battery connector):
|3.92 oz. (111.g)
|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.
|Intended for up to 6S (25.2 Volt) operation in vehicles weighing less than 15 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run.
Not recommended for use in high speed 1/8th and larger applications (IE Arrma Infraction and Limitless, Traxxas XO-1)
|Castle 1512 1800/2650Kv: Max Cells: 4S Lipo or 12 NiMH (1512-1800, 1512-2650)
Castle 1515 2200Kv V2: Max Cells: 6S Lipo or 16 NiMH (1515-2200 V2)
|Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight:
| Less than 15 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run with 2200kv motor; no more than 9 lbs with 1800/2650kv motor
|Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (coupon for free Link included) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software, or the Castle Link iOS or Android App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately).
|Telemetry Link Capable:
|Monster X Driver's Ed Guide
|Monster X Quick Start Guide
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.
|Mamba Monster X can capture and record performance data from your last couple of runs, commonly referred to as data logging. This data can be downloaded via the Castle Link USB programmer; you can use the Quick Connect Duo (sold separately) to allow you to access both wires into a single Castle Link connection. You can then analyze this data and make adjustments to the ESC to maximize both performance and battery life.
|Mamba Monster X features the addition of a new, programmable AUX wire that allows you to make “on-the-go” adjustments to several settings such as torque control, and max throttle, and 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 or the Castle Link iOS App. Once you have programmed the functionality of the AUX wire, that setting can then be adjusted on-the-go from a compatible transmitter. Click here for additional information.
|Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (coupon for free Castle Link adapter included in package) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software or the Castle Link iOS App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter. (A small subset of the settings available through Castle Link Windows software can be accessed via manual programming through the transmitter stick).
|Users will receive free access to all firmware updates, including added features sets using the Castle Link USB Programming Kit. Click here for software versions available for Mamba Monster X.
|Power System Alerts:
|Mamba Monster X also features updated Audible Alerts that will notify you of possible issues with calibrations and error conditions to help diagnose problems in the field. Click here to see complete list.
|Mamba Monster X is telemetry ready, which means owners of Futaba T4PX 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.
|Castle Creations, Inc. warrants this product to be free from manufacturing defects for a period of one year from date of purchase.Click here for additional information about our Tier 1 and Tier II warranty.
Castle Link Compatible
With the Castle Link USB Programming Kit you can use your Windows™ PC toeasily program your controller. Castle Link includes all code for allCastle Link compatible hobby products in one convenient download.
- Braking curve
- Drag brake
- Auto LiPo cutoff
- Punch Control
- Reverse Type
- Motor Type
Additional Castle Link benefits include:
- Access expanded programming and custom parameters for Castle controllers
- Access to all firmware updates, including added features sets released from Castle Engineering, at no charge.
- Intuitive Demo Mode capability
- Ability to default ESC to factory settings
- Ability to save setup profiles for later use
- Ability to download and view data logs (on applicable controllers)
|B-Link Bluetooth Adapter supports iOS and Android App
|Telemetry Link S.BUS
|Direct Connect Sensor Wire
|Direct Connect Sensor Wire 300mm
|Direct Connect Sensor Wire 200mm
|Castle Link Quick Connect (or Quick Connect Duo)
|6.5mm Polarized Connectors-Male/Female Single Pk
|6.5mm Polarized Connectors-Male Multi-Pack
|Polarized Castle Connectors - 6.5mm Female Multi-Pack
|CC BULLET 6.5MM
| 6.5mm Male/Female Connector Set (3ea)
|CC BULLET 8.0MM
| 8.0mm Male/Female Connector Set (3ea)
| CC BEC 2.0 15A Max Ouput, 14S (58.8 Volts), Waterproof
| Castle Capacitor Pack, 8S MAX (35V)
|RECEIVER HARNESS, X-SERIES
|X-SERIES SENSOR HARNESS
|200mm Sensor Harness