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Castle Creations 18 Amp Thunderbird-18 ESC
Castle Creations 18 Amp Thunderbird-18 ESC

Our Price: $29.99

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This is the Castle Creations Thunderbird-18 Brushless ESC.  This is an 18-amp speed control.  This has LiPo, NiCd, and NiMH cutoff.

Key Features:

  • Battery Eliminator Circuit (BEC): eliminates receiver battery
  • Safe "Power On"
  • Low torque "Soft Start": protects gear boxes and belt drives from shock
  • Simple setup: no complicated switches or wiring
  • Tough surface mount construction
  • Smooth reverse exponential throttle
  • Audible Arming Signal
  • Self-calibrating endpoints: maximizes usable stick travel
  • Auto Motor cut-off with reset
  • Auto shut-down when signal is lost
  • Microprocessor Controlled

Input voltage: 2-3 LiPo cells
5-12 cell NiCd
Continuous amps: 18A

Both new Thunderbird controllers feature automatic lipo detect cutoff right from the package! Just plug in and and fly your lipos safely with no programming needed (or change the setting to fly NiCad/NiMH)!

Only Castle Creations can bring you this level of consistent quality and proven design for a price this low! Plus, it's backed by a full one year factory warranty, and supported by the company that set the standard for customer service in the hobby industry.

You don't have to settle for poor quality, unknown origin, and no support in an entry level ESC anymore. Come home to Castle Creations, where it's MADE IN THE USA.

They listened, and that's what makes Castle Creations Simply Smarter.