Castle Hydra XLX2 Marine ESC. 8S / 33.6V
Castle Hydra XLX2 Marine ESC. 8S / 33.6V

Castle Hydra XLX2 Marine ESC. 8S / 33.6V

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HYDRA XLX2, 8S, 33.6V ESC, 20A

For sport and racing boaters, the time has come to make waves! Castle is back in the marine market with a whole new way to overpower catamarans and monohulls- the NEW HYDRA XLX2. The HYDRA XLX2 is based on our popular, powerful and proven Mamba XLX2 ESC and packs a powerful punch. It features a dedicated water-cooled heatsink and a sleek, waterproof design ready to OWN THE WATER!

Application Guidelines:
RC Hobby boats up to 50"
Input Voltage Range:
Min: 3s LiPo, Max: 8s LiPo, 33.6V
BEC Specifications
Adjustable from 5V to 8.5V (20A peak), default 5.5V.
Size and Weight: 12.8 oz (363g) / L: 3.98" (101.2mm), W: 2.49" (63.3mm), H: 1.34" (34mm)
Water Fittings: For 1/8" tubing, 10-32 UNF threads. (Additional larger diameter fittings also included)
Running Modes:
Sensorless and Sensored (with optional Sensor Harness (P/N 011-0108-00)
On/Off Switch:
Yes, waterproof
Telemetry Compatible:
Yes, with Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2 and Futaba T4PX, T7PX, T7PXR, and 10PX transmitters.

Items Needed for Operation:
Requires the use of connectors designed for 150+ amps continuous, such as Castle 6.5mm polarized connectors or CC BULLET 8.0MM, QS8 8mm Anti Spark or QS10 10mm Anti Spark. You will also need 8mm male bullets for the motor connections.
Designed for R/C boat applications the ESC features a water-cooled heatsink and an aluminum top plate for a clean finish.
ESC is housed in a rugged CNC aluminum case and protected by a waterproof epoxy which promotes efficient heat transfer.
Mounting holes located in bottom of aluminum case for mounting flexibility.
CRYO-DRIVE Technology minimizes the amount of time the ESC's electrical components spend generating heat, resulting in improved thermal performance.
DATA LOGGING captures and records performance data from the boat. Download and view via Castle Link and a Windows PC or mobile phone.
Enabled through Castle Link, users can make "on-the-fly" adjustments using the AUXILIARY WIRE connected to an additional radio channel. Torque control, max throttle and max brake adjustments are a sampling of the available modes.
Convenient transmitter programming for six common adjustable settings including voltage cutoff.
Optional smartphone-based programming with the B-LINK Bluetooth Adapter (sold separately) and the Castle Link App; all available on Google Play or Apple App Store.
ESC provides audible alerts for easy diagnosis of common issues such as motor-over-temperature and low-voltage cutoff.