Originally Posted by bertrandsv87
Novak gtb2 with Xdrive ! Simple, robust, no cheating ! Only $115 (half the other's price), and runs cooler......
Spec look promising , Thanks
Novak GTB 2 Racing Brushless Electronic Speed Control w/X-Drive
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This is the Novak GTB 2 Racing Brushless Electronic Speed Control. Novak’s original GTB, and its successor the GTB 2, have been staples at race tracks all over the world. The GTB 2 platform offers the perfect ESC for almost any class of racing from local Sportsman club racing, to Pro Modified 4X4 Short Course, to any form of on-road racing. The GTB 2 excels in the non-ramping/non-timing Spec Classes and can easily handle the demands of modified 540 and 550-sized motors. It has no built-in timing or motor-ramping features so there is no need to worry about firmware versions, lights or blinks, the GTB 2 is Spec Legal!
Novak X-Drive™ has arrived in a major way, and is taking the racing world by storm! This technology has been added to the tried-and-true GTB 2 platform, and is here to stay. Customers and team drivers who have used X-Drive in side-by-side comparisons report a noticeable performance advantage. This update not only makes your speed control more efficient, it may very well make you faster and put you on the podium!
WHAT IS X-DRIVE™?
Novak-developed X-Drive™ is the newest motor-firing technology. This revolutionary firmware and hardware delivers unmatched performance and provides:
Unparalleled throttle response
Smooth and controlled braking
Cooler operating temperatures
Faster lap times
More power for nearly all applications
LOADED WITH FEATURES
The GTB 2 w/X-Drive has everything you need. If you want to fine-tune the feel and response of the ESC, there are 9 on-board adjustments using the One-Touch button. There is no complicated PC programming or use of external programming devices. The GTB 2X w/X-Drive also features NovaBrakes™. This revolutionary braking system provides instantaneous and unbelievably smooth brake response for every application. In addition to thermal protection, the GTB 2 w/X-Drive has on-board temperature monitoring circuitry. Racers can check their ESC’s temperature during or after each run.
Designed specifically for all forms of 1/10th scale racing
Sensor-based ESC for excellent torque and low-speed driveability
Nine adjustable parameters to maximum performance on the track: Minimum Brake (10 settings), Drag Brake (10 settings), Minimum Drive (10 settings), Dead Band (5 settings), Throttle Curve (Linear/Expo), Brake Curve (Linear/Expo), Brake Frequency (10 settings), Brake End-Point (10 settings), and Drive Frequency (10 settings). Interface also features Reverse Disable and Motor Rotation
Novak X-Drive™ provides enhanced throttle response, ultra smooth power delivery, higher top speeds, and cooler operating temperatures
NovaBrakes™ provide instantaneous braking under any condition
Novak's One-Touch Set-Up™ for quick and easy transmitter set-up
Robust, 3-amp, true-spec BEC for strong and fast steering response under any condition
Designed to meet ROAR Sportsman Class Racing specifications
Highly water-resistant case with protective silicone gasket seal to help keep out the elements
Built-in Voltage Cut-Off circuitry prevents damage to LiPo/LiFe batteries
On-board diagnostic temperature monitoring that lets you quickly check the ESC's temperature at any time
Thermal overload protection circuitry to protect from overheating
On-board Hall Sensor Test to easily and quickly verify that the motor's sensors are working properly
Cross-cut ESC heat sink (#1749 model) for reduced weight and efficient cooling
Gold-plated direct-solder wiring tabs for flexible soldering options
User-replaceable input and switch harnesses
Carries Team Novak’s commitment to excellent quality, support and warranty (120 days)
Designed and manufactured by Team Novak in Irvine, California using the best components from around the globe. All ESCs are 100% tested to ensure your product works right out of the box and on the track!
Motor Type: Sensored Brushless
Fwd/Brk/Rev: F / B / R
Input Cells: 1*-2S LiPo/LiFe or 4-6 NiMH
Footprint: 1.16x1.47” (29.5x37.3 mm)
Height: 0.97” (24.6mm)
Weight (w/o wires): 1.29 oz. (36.6g)
On-Resistance: 0.00040 ohms @ 25°C trans. temp.
Motor Compatibility: 540-Size: 3.5-turn or higher sensored; 550-Size: 4.5-turn or higher sensored
BEC: 6.0 volts DC / 3.0 amps
Wire Size: 14G Super-Flex Copper-Strand Silicone Wire
Status LEDs: 5 multi-colored
*NOTE: For 1S applications, a receiver battery pack or a receiver booster such as Novak's #5477 1S Booster Module must be used.