Kontronik Jive 60+ HV Brushless ESC (V9)

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This is the Kontronik Jive 60+ HV V9 Brushless ESC. The Jive Series of ESCs offer integrated shock resistant housing made from a specific poly amide protects the JIVE ESC from mechanical damage and makes it waterproof. The plastic material has been developed especially for injection molding of electronic parts without tensions or stress for the electronic components

The name 60+ HV means that the Jive is capable of putting out 60 Amps continuous current right out of the box with zero modification. The huge cooling plate transfers all of the heat from the internals with great efficiency. With additional external cooling it is possible to increase the output of the Jive considerably. Installing a heat sink onto the Jive's built-in cooling plate will boost the cooling and help keep it running cool.

Kontronik ESC's have a legendary reputation for having the most sophisticated & consistent properties of any ESC on the market. The built-in governor mode is simply the best ESC governor available As long as your motor and battery are up to the task, a Kontronik ESC will govern the head speed flawlessly. Another amazing feature of Kontronik ESC's is their ability to automatically program themselves to mate with the motor that they are controlling. This guarantees the highest power and efficiency possible all the time, every time.

Further highlights are waiting inside the new JIVE ESC. One of which is the unbelievably strong BEC which is adjustable between 5V and 6V with ProgCARD II (sold seperately). It offers 5A continuous BEC current with 15A in peak. That's enough for all spectacular flight figures even in helicopters. To provide this power the JIVE ESCs have two PARALLEL BEC output jacks. It is necessary to use both BEC output jacks if you are using this ESC with high current servos, most specifically in a flybarless application.

Due to a second processor it was possible to exceed the well-known JAZZ Software with some new leading features. For example the JIVE alarms the pilot after the flight, when it was used in overload regions in order to prevent a later malfunction.

NOTE "Compatability Alert": There have been some reported cases of incompatibility with the following items: Kontronik Jive Speed Controllers and KDE High Performance Motors. Some users have experienced no Initialization of the speed controller and an error code of 3 Flashes (Inductance too low).


  • Auto Programming Mode
  • Stick positions programmable
  • Mode programming
  • Can be programmed using ProgCARD
  • RPM Control
  • EMK brake can be disabled
  • EMK brake adjustable (for F3A)
  • Short circuit protection
  • False start protection
  • Current limiting
  • Over-temperature protection
  • Under-voltage cutoff
  • Under-voltage can be disabled
  • Under-voltage with automatic adjustment for NiCd / NiMH / Li-Ion / LiPo
  • Variable cutoff voltage / cell
  • Slow down instead of cutoff
  • Active freewheeling circuit
  • LED status display
  • Overload alarm
  • PWM frequency 8-32kHz
  • Total copper thickness 630Ám
  • Reversible rotation direction

Cell count: 5-12 Lipos
Operating voltage: 16-50V
Continuous current: 60A
Max current: 100A with heat sink installed.
Size: 62x32x15mm
Weight without cables: 52g
Weight with cables: 84g
Cable cross-section: 4mm▓

BEC Specifications:
BEC current continuous: 5A
BEC current max.: 15A
BEC voltage: 5.5V
BEC adjustable with ProgCARD: 5-6V
BEC short circuit protection

This product was added to our catalog on December 16, 2010.