Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV) w/Sensored 1406 Motor

Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
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This is the Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC and Brushless Motor Combo, including a Neu-Castle 1406 4600kV Brushless and Sensored Motor. Castle’s Sidewinder ESC is now waterproof! The Sidewinder 3 can power crawlers on water filled trails, AWD's in rain soaked parking lots, and SCT's on adventures through muddy fields. Drivers can now give in to those irresistible urges to drive in the mud or rip through puddles without damaging their ESC.

Designed for 1/10th
The Sidewinder 3 is a great fit for 1/10th off-road, on-road, and rock crawlers running up to 3S LiPo. It features updated circuitry for faster response time and improved reliability. As always, the Sidewinder 3 offers industry-leading software functions and USB programming capability via Castle Link USB adapter (sold separately).

You asked. Castle listened.
For more than a decade Castle has been providing award winning brushless sensorless motors to R/C enthusiasts worldwide. In response to overwhelming requests by their customers, Castle has brought technological advancements together that will deliver unprecedented performance in our their Sensored motor Line.

 

ESC Specifications:
Input Voltage: MIN: 2s LiPo; MAX: 3s LiPo
Operating Environment: Waterproof* design allows for use in nearly any environment.
Brake: Proportional
Reversible: Yes - with lockout
Size (LxWxH): 1.93x1.48x0.79" (49x38x20mm)
Weight (w/127mm long battery wires and no battery connector): 1.96 oz (55.5g)

*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. 

Motor Specifications:
Input Voltage Range:
2-3S LiPo
Kv: 4600
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
Connectors: 4mm male Castle Bullet Connectors
Application Guidelines: 1:10 scale 2WD SCT, on-road touring, stadium truck and buggies
Max. Recommended Vehicle Weight: 2WD SCT Trucks up to 5lbs, stadium trucks, bugies, and on-road vehicles up to 4lbs.
Tech Notes: Running modes: SMARTSENSE, Sensored, Sensorless

Verified Owner
Friday, Feb 23 2018 (about 2 years ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
Works great with my Slash. Even had a snow run in my AX10 with no stripped gears.
Verified Owner
Monday, Jun 29 2020 (5 months ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
its a really good motor. the only thing is if your running any NIMH batteries make sure that you buy either the castle field link programmer card or the castle Bluetooh link. because you have to turn off the auto lipo mode off to run any NIMH batteries. but its a very good and powerful motor. just make sure your clutch pads are in really good shape because if your don't there wont be any thing left of the clutch pads. i didn't check to see the shape my pads were and i didn't check the clutch either which was my bad. this motor is a beast that it would wheelie in the dirt sand and i have even had it wheelie where pine needles covered the ground. think about how hard it is to wheelie on pine needles. i was shocked when it did that.
Verified Owner
Tuesday, Jul 14 2020 (4 months ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
bought as replacement to the factory ESC and motor in my HPI RS4 Sport 3 and OMG.. night and DAY! super happy with this purchase and upgrade. the ooooooonly hang up is that the motor is loud. not a deal breaker, but noticeable when driving in small enclosed areas like the garage. Performance-wise, this combo is solid.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Jul 9 2020 (5 months ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
It's an okay combo unit. Down low it stutters so I wouldn't recommend for crawling. Get a fan for it too; fanless it potentially will over heat on you. Additionally the on / off switch isn't working for me anymore so I'm having to contact Castle's support. Have had less than a month. Less than a dozen small backyard sessions. I think I would have been happier with a HobbyWing EZRun or a QUICRUN 10BL120 ESC. Live and learn :)
Verified Owner
Sunday, Jun 28 2020 (5 months ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
Awesome combo, provides smooth power and the install and setup were straight forward
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Feb 19 2020 (9 months ago)
Castle Creations Sidewinder SV3 WP 1/10 ESC/Motor Combo (4600kV)
The castle motor combo is the sickest for road cars,also it is programmable, you can tune your own personal set up....