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CarbonJoe 03-27-2013 03:17 PM

New Tekin Gen 2 RS and RSX
From a thread in the Radio and Electronics forum:



The Tekin RS Gen2 ESC was just announced today (3/27/2013), and here's the low-down of some of the specs and features!

  • Ultra-smooth and Precise Throttle and Braking Control
  • Compatible with Sensored/Sensorless Brushless and Brushed Motors
  • Easily Access Programming, Anywhere, Anytime
  • Datalogging Capability
  • High Voltage Programmable BEC
  • EZ Access HotWire Programming Port
  • HotWire PC Interface for Advanced Programming and Updating
  • D2: Dual Drive Mode Technology
  • On-Board Temperature Indicator
  • HDAC: High Density Copper PCB's
  • Sensor Plug for Precise Commutation with all Motors
  • Gold-plated Solder Posts for Easy Wire Replacement
  • Self Test Diagnostics and Factory Reset
  • Pit Tune Mode
  • DGF2: Digital Glitch Filtering V2
  • QuickTune™ Programming
  • One-Touch Radio Calibration

Program Features
  • High Voltage BEC (6.0v/7.4v)*
  • Drag Brake (13 steps)
  • Brake / Reverse Strength (13 steps)
  • Current Limiter (none + 12 steps)
  • Neutral Width (13 steps)
  • Timing Profiles (5 preset - 2 custom*)
  • Adjustable Throttle and Brake Minimums
  • Custom Throttle Curves
  • Motor/Reverse Type: Brushless, Brushed, No Rev, Rev Delay
  • Voltage Cutoffs (none, 2S, 3S, Custom)
  • Timing Boost and Turbo when used with Hotwire
  • ROAR Race Spec "Blinky" Mode
  • Save, Load and Share custom ESC setup files
  • Extensive Tuning via Tekin HotWire PC Interface
*Requires HotWire Sold Separately

  • Controls: Forward/Brake/Reverse
  • Input Voltage: 4-9 Cells, 2S-3S Lipo
  • BEC: 6.0v / 7.4v 5.5amps
  • Motor Limit Brushless Mode: 8.5 Turn, 540 2-pole (36mm)
  • Motor Limit Brushed Fwd Only Mode: 10 Turn
  • Motor Limit Brushed Fwd/Rev Mode: 12 Turn
  • Timing Profiles: 7 choices (on board)
  • Brushed Modes: Fwd Only, Fwd/Rev, Rev Delay
  • Brushless Modes: Fwd Only, Fwd/Rev, Rev Delay
  • Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.3 x .51in (25.4 x 33 x 12.9mm)
  • Weight: 2.0oz / 48g with wiring

Cameron Kellogg 03-27-2013 03:21 PM

Drivers go on the sound of the tone.... :tire:


bertrandsv87 03-27-2013 04:00 PM

Bette BEC than a RS , but otherwise the same... No fan !!!

Chrisg23 03-27-2013 04:01 PM

Wow, they added everything I want in an esc, data logging, HV bec, 5.5A bec ( no more glitching or brown outs when using savox servo's), added a port for Hotwire ( no more tearing out wires to use Hotwire. Can't wait for the pro version!


InspGadgt 03-27-2013 04:03 PM

Still no booster for 1c :(

Steve S 03-27-2013 04:06 PM

The Hotwire port is nice. The data logging is potentially useful depending on the implementation. But somehow I expected more. This seems like a very small incremental upgrade.

valk 03-27-2013 04:26 PM

datalog is useful for tuning boost or gearing. some of the guys at our track use the orca logger to find out their max rpm which helps them figure out boost settings.
hopefully the data logger can create a graph, that will definitely be a useful function.

so... anyone wanna buy 2-3 RS/pros? lol.

JamesL_71 03-27-2013 04:31 PM

Hope to see a 1S version...

MC112b 03-27-2013 04:41 PM

I would wonder if 1s is even an option considering the overall size.

Odin544 03-27-2013 04:46 PM

Originally Posted by InspGadgt (Post 11980253)
Still no booster for 1c :(

Originally Posted by JamesL_71 (Post 11980357)
Hope to see a 1S version...

Originally Posted by MC112b (Post 11980397)
I would wonder if 1s is even an option considering the overall size.

1s with booster is coming...

Originally Posted by Tekin Prez (Post 11980171)
We make specific products for specific applications that are tailored to the challenge. This is a spec and mild mod esc that is light, small and does not need a heatsink or fan in the setups it is intended for. This is a RSgen2, not a RSpro gen2... For motors below 8.5 and 4wd setups we have something else in the works :sneaky:

We do plan to make a 1S version as well with a booster, but no sense in packing it around in all the cars that run 2s.

Lots of new stuff coming soon :nod:

InspGadgt 03-27-2013 04:59 PM


MC112b 03-27-2013 04:59 PM


syndr0me 03-27-2013 05:13 PM

Looks like a very solid upgrade for the 2S stock crowd.

samnelso 03-27-2013 05:41 PM

1 Attachment(s)
Looks good. Imaging though how sexy this thing would look with some solder cups ;)

Maybe something like this so it can still be milled from the top.

Not trying to step on toes, just an idea...

RCCar5150 03-27-2013 05:54 PM


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