RX8 GEN3 1/8 Sensored Brushless/Brushed ESC

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Tekin's RX8 GEN3 brings bigger power handling capabilities and increased reliability to 1/8 Scale Racing. The RX8 platform has proven itself to handle the rigors of racing, while providing professional features including a programmable High Voltage BEC, Data Logging Capabilities, Timing Profiles, Voltage Cutoffs for LiPos, HotWire 3.0 Bluetooth Connectivity and more. Utilizing Tekin's D2 Dual Drive Mode Technology, the RX8 runs both Sensored and Sensorless motor drives seamlessly, giving you the best of both worlds. The small footprint makes install on any chassis easy with the option of mounting with included hardware for extra security. Combo the RX8 GEN3 with a Tekin T8 Brushless Motor for 1/8 Scale Buggies and Truggies or a Pro4HD for 4WD Short Course domination!


New HD Gold-plated Solder Posts for Easy Soldering
Multi-Fin High Efficiency Heat Sink and Optional High RPM Cooling Fan
QuickTune™ One Touch Programming
Adjustable Torque Control *
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Frequencies *
HD High Voltage Programmable BEC *
HotWire™ Programming Port *
Data Logging Capability *
Sensor Checker
On-Board Temperature Indicator
ESC Self Diagnostics with Error Codes
Fully Proportional Forward/Brake/Reverse
Brushless and Brushed Motor Drive
Sensored or Sensorless Operation
LiPo Safe with Custom Voltage Cutoffs
Sensor Plug for Precise Commutation
HDAC: High Density Copper PCB's
Ultra-smooth and Precise Throttle and Braking Control

* requires HotWire™ sold separately.



Controls Foward/Brake/Reverse
Input Voltage 2-6S LiPo/LiHV
Motor Limit Brushless Dual Mode 2S - 2.0T 540/550 Can
3S - 4000KV
4S - 3500KV
5S - 2000KV
6S - 1700KV
Motor Limit Brushless Sensored Mode 2S ONLY - 3.5T 540 Can
MAX Current 300amps per phase*
Burst Current 1000amps per phase*
BEC Current 8amps
BEC Voltage 6.0V
Dimensions 38 x 55.8 x 35.5mm
1.5 x 2.2 x 1.4in
Weight 76.5g


1:10 4WD Short Course
1:8 4WD Buggy
1:8 4WD Truggy
1:8 4WD Monster Truck

1:8 4WD Touring Car
1:8 GP

1:10 4WD SC Modified
1:8 4WD SC Late Model

1:10 No-Prep Eliminator

TEKIN, INC. guarantees speed controllers to be free from factory defects in materials and workmanship for a period of 180 days from date of purchase, when verified by sales receipt. This warranty does not cover: suitability for specific application, components worn by use or improper voltage, tampering, misuse, abuse or shipping. Our warranty liability shall be limited to repairing or replacing unit to our original specifications. Because we have no control over the installation or use of this product, in no case shall we be liable for damages. ESCs used for Drag Racing are guaranteed to be free of defects upon purchase. Due to the nature of Drag Racing, ESCs installed and used in a Drag Racing application are exempt from any warranty.

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  • 5
    Tekin RX8

    Posted by Steve on Nov 12th 2023

    By far the most advanced and dependable competition ESC on the market. I own several units and have never had any issues. If you like peace of mind on the track or at your bashing spot then grab an RX8.