Reviews for Team Orion Vortex R8 S 1/8 Scale Sensored Brushless ESC (130A, 2-4S) [ORI65107]

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tekno sct410
Friday, May 3 2013 (about 3 years ago)
Team Orion Vortex R8 S 1/8 Scale Sensored Brushless ESC (130A, 2-4S)
not bad for the price.runs a little hot in my 1/10 scale 4x4 125 degrees on 12min. run time with tekin pro 4 4x4 4600 kv wanted the tekin rx8. but its been on back order and i didnt want to wait. have the r10 and it rocks. so i thought id try this orion r8.
Kenneth Woychuk
Verified Owner
Monday, Dec 10 2012 (about 3 years ago)
Team Orion Vortex R8 S 1/8 Scale Sensored Brushless ESC (130A, 2-4S)
Can't beat this esc for the price and performance. Program features are a big plus. I did have a problem with switching the direction of rotation of the motor - the manual I think said use option 11 and it wouldn't work. Just for kicks I tried option 10 and it worked. Other than that its been great - I run 2s to 4s lipos with 17.5 -7.5t motors in my Losi 22T. This esc is over kill for its current use but it will soon be going in to a Mugen Truggy conversion.
Ron Gustin
Verified Owner
Sunday, Sep 16 2012 (about 3 years ago)
Team Orion Vortex R8 S 1/8 Scale Sensored Brushless ESC (130A, 2-4S)
the speedo is great if u use zeal gyro tape the switch is not an issue and i also glued it in the holder..speedo makes great power and real smooth like my r10 pro,wish u could disable the thermal cut off i never thermal it though...good speedo for the price..
joshua smithers
Verified Owner
Friday, Aug 31 2012 (about 4 years ago)
Team Orion Vortex R8 S 1/8 Scale Sensored Brushless ESC (130A, 2-4S)
the braking feel of this esc is top notch and the power output incredible ,the esc itself is a really nice product ,now the bad parts the switch is clipped by really cheap plastic ,I didnt realize that it could be unhooked from side of esc to be properly mounted did a little bit of testing before going to the rack esc ran great ,first jump i took the cheap plastic clip broke and the esc switch was beaten to death and broken now they say the switch cannot be removed cause the esc will no longer work and want 60 dollars plus shipping to replace switch ,has a programming button on it so cant just add another switch to it ,really great esc cheap switch that will break if not properly mounted down ,If you got the money to risk trying this esc go for it ,if your like me and this was your first pro esc on a budget go another brand.