Traxxas Sealed XL-5 Forward/Reverse/Brake TRA3018R
Traxxas XL-5 Forward and Reverse Electronic Speed Control with connectors and instruction manual
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Designed and engineered by Traxxas, the XL-5 Electronic Speed Control handles the elements while smoothly supplying power to the motor. This high-performance ESC is packed with impressive specifications that are normally only found on more expensive high-end replacement units. The XL-5 features a completely waterproof design, three throttle profiles, Thermal Shutdown Protection, 4-8 cell compatibility, and built-in BEC. High frequency operation combined with ultra-low resistance make the XL-5 an efficient and ultra-smooth fully proportional speed control. An exclusive feature on the XL-5 is the patent pending Training Mode™. This profile reduces the overall power output of the XL-5 by 50% making it easier for young or new drivers to develop their control skills before unleashing full-power operation. The XL-5 is manufactured by Traxxas to ensure the highest level of quality and support. The XL-5 is backed by the Traxxas Lifetime Electronics Warranty.
Patent-Pending Training Mode
An exclusive feature that places the XL-5 ahead of the pack is the patent pending Training Mode. This feature reduces the overall power output of the XL-5 by 50% making it easier for new drivers to control their model. When they’re ready, simply change profiles to unleash full-throttle action.
Programmable with three drive profiles:
- Sport Mode: Forward/Brake/Reverse
- Race Mode: Forward/Brake
- Training Mode: 50% Forward/Brake/50% Reverse
Includes: Traxxas XL-5 Forward and Reverse Electronic Speed Control with connectors and instruction manual
Requires: Connecting to motor and battery of vehicle
Note: Not compatible with the Novak #5470 2C LiPo Cut-Off Module
Specifications for Traxxas Sealed XL-5 Forward/Reverse/Brake TRA3018R
On Resistance Forward: 0.007 Ohms
On Resistance Reverse: 0.014 Ohms
Braking Current: 60A
Continous Current: 14A
BEC Voltage: 6.0V DC
BEC Current: 1A
Power Wire: 14AWG/ 5
Input Harness Type: 26AWG/ 9
Transistor Type: MOSFET
PWM Frequency: 1600Hz
Thermal Protection: Thermal Shutdown
Single Button Setup: Yes
Motor Limit: 15T (540 Size), 12T (550 Size)
Input Voltage: 4-8 Cells (4.8 to 9.6V DC)
Weight: 3.07oz (87g)
Profile Selection: Sport Mode 100% FWD, 100% Brakes, 100%REV
Profile Selection:Race Mode 100% FWD, 100% Brakes, No REV
Profile Selection:Training Mode 50% FWD, 100% Brakes, 50% REV
- EZ-Set pushbutton setup
- Efficient low loss MOSFET design with heavy gauge low loss wire
- Thermal shutdown protection
- Multi-color LED
- Training Mode limits throttle output to 50% for new drivers
- Programmable with three drive profiles
- High capacity heat sink
Reviews for Traxxas Sealed XL-5 Forward/Reverse/Brake TRA3018R
"Traxxas XL-5 esc"
"Awesome, good throttle response, big leap from my Tekin Rebel"
Recommended to buy: Yes
Questions and answers about Traxxas Sealed XL-5 Forward/Reverse/Brake TRA3018R
Can I use a LiPo battery with this?
Yes this does have a LiPo cut off built in but it can only handle 7.4 LiPo packs.
Can I put a brushless motor on this with no problems
This ESC is for brushed motors only.