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Hobbywing XR8 Plus ESC (2-6S)

XR8 PLUS featured by the following elements:

    • Super built-in BEC with the peak output current of up to 15A and switchable output voltage of 6V/7.2V;
    • Advanced electronic switch with the lifespan of over 50000 times of switching on & off;
    • High-efficiency heat-dissipating system;
    • Special dynamic timing control program is available when this ESC runs in full-sensored mode* ;
    • Innovative coasting function (patent pending)
    • ESC customization by a LCD program box (Purchase separately) or  OTA programmer  (Purchase separately)

*The full-sensored running mode can only be realized when pairing this ESC with the 1/8th scale new sensored brushless motor HOBBYWING is going to release.

** Purchase through non authorized dealer such as Hong Kong retailer, ebay sellers deem non-warranty in North America. Please check a list of HOBBYWING North America authorized dealer:

Cont./Peak Current150A/950A140A/880A
Motor TypeSensored / Sensorless Brushless Motor
Sensored / Sensorless Brushless Motor
Main Applications1/8th Scale On-road, Buggy, Truggy for High-level Races1/8th Buggy Competition, 1/10th STC, Monster Truck,  On-road, Buggy, Truggy for High-level Races
Motor Limit

3S LiPo / 9cell NiMH: 3660 size motor, KV≤4500

4S LiPo/12S NiMH:≤ KV3000 for 4274 size

6S LiPo/18S NiMH:≤ KV2400 for 4274 size

2S LiPo ≤6000kv (36XX size)
3S LiPo 4000kv (36XX size)
4S LiPo 3000kv (36XX size) 
LiPo/NiMH Cells(2) 3-6S LiPo, 6-18S NiMH2-4S LiPo, 6-12Cell NiMH
BEC Output6V/7.2V Switchable, Continuous Current of 6A (Switch-mode BEC)6V/7.2V Switchable, Continuous Current of 6A (Switch-mode BEC)
Cooling FanPowered by the stable BEC output voltage of 6V/7.2VPowered by the stable BEC output voltage of 6V/7.2V
Size/Weight58.7(L) x 48(W) x 36.9(H) / 127g (W/O Wires)54.1(L) x 37.2(W) x 36.1(H w/fan) / 90.5g (W/O Wires)
Programming PortFAN/PRG PortFAN/PRG Port
ESC programmingLCD Program box, OTA programmer LCD Program box, OTA programmer 
Manual Download


What in the box?  - Unboxing by RC Network

Installation Video by RC Network