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Sidewinder 8th ESC & 1515-2200kV V2 Motor - Combo

Sidewinder 8th ESC & 1515-2200kV V2 Motor - Combo

Regular price $298.95 USD
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Affordable Waterproof Brushless Power System!

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.

Sidewinder 8 Combo includes:
Sidewinder 8th ESC
Castle 1515-2200Kv V2 brushless sensored* motor
Drivers Ed and Quick Start Guide
Castle decal sheet


ESC Features:
  • 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
  • Compatible with the Castle Link Programming Suite via Windows®-based Castle Link software and USB adapter (sold separately), or the Castle Link iOS App and a B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter. (sold separately)


1515-2200Kv V2 Features:
  • Input Voltage range: 2s-6s LiPo
  • Redesigned stator and rotor resulting in improved magnetic flux.
  • Reduced magnetic cogging, producing less residual drag brake.
  • Increased efficiency, resulting in lower temperatures and longer run times.
  • Smoother start-up, reducing cogging or stuttering when starting from a stop.
  • Rebuildable design allows replacement of front-end bell/bearing assembly or rotor/shaft assembly.
  • High-Strength Kevlar Wrap and 180C Grade Neodymium Sintered Magnets
  • Oversized NMB Bearings and High-Temperature, High-Purity Copper Windings
  • Castle 10 AWG, High-Strand-Count Silicone-Insulated Wire with 6.5mm Bullet Connectors
  • High-Performance 0.2mm Steel Lamination Stacked Stator
  • Oversized, low-resistance, gold-plated solder tabs
  • Sensor board with High Quality Temperature-Stabilized Sensors
  • T6 Aluminum CNC Machines Front/Rear End bell


ESC Specifications:
  • Input Voltage Range: MIN: 2S LiPo MAX: 6S LiPo (25.2V)
  • BEC Specifications: 5.5V fixed; 8A peak
  • Brake: Proportional
  • Reversible: Yes, but may be disabled for racing.
  • On/Off Switch: No
  • Cooling Fan: Yes, factory equipped (30mm), fully removable
  • 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.
  • 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 V2: 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
  • Telemetry Link Capable: No


Motor Specifications:
  • Input Voltage Range: 2-6S LiPo
  • Kv: 2200; Max. RPM: 60,000
  • Size: Length: 75.4mm; Diameter: 40mm (41.4mm with fins); Weight (w/wires): 429g (15.1oz); 380g without wires;
  • Shaft Size: Length: 20mm; Diameter: 5mm
  • Mounting Hole Specifications: M3 and M4 @ 25mm
  • Connectors: 6.5mm male Castle Bullet Connectors, includes
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