Sidewinder 8th Sport 1:8th Scale Combo with 1515-2200Kv Sensored Motor
Product #: 010-0139-01
Affordable Waterproof Power System!
NOW SHIPPING WITH THE 1515-2200KV MOTOR!
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.
- 2s - 6s LiPo (25.2V) use in vehicles up 11.lbs with battery, ready-to-run.
- Smooth sensorless motor operation with included 1515-2200kv sensored** brushless motor
- Large 6.5mm female motor bullet connectors (male connectors sold separately)
- Waterproof design ESC and splash resistant 30MM fan*
- Powerful 5.5 volts fixed, 8 amps Peak BEC
- LED error codes for common error conditions
- Convenient transmitter programming for nine common adjustable settings
- Full compatible with the Castle Link Programming Suite to modify settings and download software updates available via Windows®-based Castle Link software and USB adapter (sold separately), Field Link Card (sold separately), or the Castle Link iOS App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter. (sold separately)
- Sidewinder 8th ESC
- Castle 1515-2200Kv brushless sensored* motor
- Drivers Ed and Quick Start Guide
- Castle decal sheet
*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.
** Sensored capabilities of the motor cannot be utilized with the Sidewinder 8th ESC, must be run in sensorless mode.
|Sidewinder 8 Quick Start Guide ||Sidewinder 8 Driver's Ed Guide ||Sidewinder 8 Castle Link Settings |
|Sidewinder 8 FAQ'S ||Sidewinder 8 Images ||Maintaining Motors in Wet Conditions |
|Input Voltage Range:||MIN: 2S LiPo
MAX: 6S LiPo (25.2V)
|BEC Specifications:||5.5V fixed; 8A peak
|Operating Environment:||Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment.|
|Reversible:||Yes, but may be disabled for racing.|
|Cooling Fan:||Yes, factory equipped (30mm), fully removable** (see Product Use Statements below)|
|Size:||L: 2.45" (62.2mm)
W: 2.20" (56mm)
H: 1.33" (34mm)
|Weight (with wires):||3.52 oz. (100g)
|Connectors:||6.5mm female bullets for motor connection.
|Items Needed for Operation:||Battery Connector required, 6.5mm Castle Connectors are recommended.|
|Product Use Statements:||*Although Sidewinder 8 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:||Combo includes Castle sensored 1515 2200Kv: Max Cells: 6s Lipo or 16 NiMH|
|Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight:||Less than 11 lbs, with batteries, ready-to-run|
|Programmability:||Fully programmable Castle feature set using Castle Link USB adapter (sold separately) and freely downloadable Castle Link Windows software, or the Castle Link iOS App and a B-Link Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately).
|Telemetry Link Capable:||No
|Input Voltage Range:||2-6S LiPo|
Diameter: 40mm (41.4mm with fins)
|Weight (w/wires):||429g (15.1oz); 380g without wires
|Shaft Size:||Length: 20mm
|Mounting Hole Specifications:||M3 and M4 @ 25mm|
|Cooling Fan:||Optional, coming soon!
|Connectors:||6.5mm male Castle Bullet Connectors, includes 210mm length sensor wire.
|Application Guidelines:||Ideal for 1:8 scale buggies, truggies, on-road vehicles and 1:10 scale monster trucks up to 15lbs.|
|Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight:||See application guidelines
Running modes: SMARTSENSE™, Sensored, Sensorless with Castle sensored capable ESCs.
|Sidewinder 8 Quick Start Guide
||Sidewinder 8 Driver's Ed Guide
||Sidewinder 8 Castle Link Settings
| Sidewinder 8 FAQ's
||Sidewinder 8 Images
||Maintaining Motors in Wet Conditions
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, KS. USA
Controller assembled in Olathe, KS. USA
Motor designed in Olathe, Kansas USA.
Motor made in China.
|Powerful Integrated BEC:
The Sidewinder 8 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.
||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 purchase the Castle Link adapter and download the simple to install software from our website and you are ready to personalize your controller’s parameters. Or you can utilize the Castle Link iOS App and 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.
||Users will receive free access to all firmware updates, including added features sets using the Castle Link USB Programming Kit or the Castle Link iOS App and a B-Link Bluetooth Adapter.
Castle Link Compatible
With the Castle Link USB Programming Kit you can use your Windows™ PC to easily program your controller. Castle Link includes all code for all Castle 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)