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Product Overview
Meet the COPPERHEAD 10 PERFORMANCE ESC. It takes to the open road as well as it takes to no road at all. This completely new design rounds out our 1:10 scale offerings, positioned between the SIDEWINDER 4 as the entry-level upgrade and the MAMBA X as the extreme performance option. The COPPERHEAD 10 includes CRYO-DRIVE TECHNOLOGY, SENSORED MOTOR SUPPORT and DATA LOGGING LITE* with Castle's signature reliability and performance. Throughout its development the Copperhead has been put to the test in all types of elements and performed as aggressively, or as stealthy, as desired. Whether on the trail dominating the gates or throwing dust on the dirt track, the Copperhead is power hungry when you need it and oozes smooth low-end power for technical low RPM performance. If your rig is outfitted with high-power servos (or additional torque increasing modifications) there is no need to worry about brown-outs, glitching or slow actuating servos. The Copperhead provides clean and constant power with its user selectable (through Castle Link) 5.5V or 7.5V (6A peak) internal BEC.

The ESC can be installed and calibrated (plug and play) and provide immediate fuss-free wheel time. Through the interface-free manual programming mode, using your transmitter you can set your low-voltage cutoff, brake/reverse type, brake amount, drag brake, motor type and direction. Likewise, you can employ the use of the Castle Link Programming Suite on your Windows PC (coupon for free USB adapter included with purchase), or wirelessly with the convenience of the new B-Link Bluetooth Adapter and Castle Link app for Android or iOS. Additional Castle Link benefits include access to all firmware updates and added features sets released from Castle Engineering (at no charge), the ability to download and analyze your collected Data Log , an Intuitive Demo Mode capability as well as the option to save setup profiles (for multiple vehicles) for later use.

For crawler setups or others that do not require an ESC cooling fan, the fan is easily removed with four screws and the fan guard with the cool COPPERHEAD logo simply clicks back into place on the top of the ESC. It keeps the COPPERHEAD 10 looking mean and provides an extra measure of protection. To further protect your investment, the COPPERHEAD emits audible alerts for easy diagnosis of common issues such as motor-over-temperature and low-voltage cutoff. You'll find a handy decal in your box that contains a reference chart for the eight alert tones, no need to Google while your enjoying your wheel time!

The all-new COPPERHEAD 10 PERFORMANCE 1:10 SCALE ESC is ideal for those who want sensored motor support, data logging, a 6A peak selectable internal BEC (5.5V or 7.5V) and Castle's signature reliability and performance in the meanest looking ESC around! If you're looking to transform your 1:10 scale stock vehicle from dull to dangerously fun COPPERHEAD can do it with its buttery smooth starts, CRYO-DRIVE enabled performance and up to 4S power in a compact, easy-to-install footprint.

*Data Logging capabilities require the use of Castle Link Programming Suite using a Windows PC and freely downloadable software.

  • Input Voltage Range : 2s-4s LiPo (ESC Only)
  • Selectable 5.5V or 7.5V (6A peak) internal BEC (Battery Eliminator Circuit)
  • CRYO-DRIVE Technology minimizes the amount of time the ESC's electrical components spend generating heat, resulting in improved thermal performance during partial throttle operation where the majority of driving occurs.
  • ESC is housed in a durable injection molded case and potted in WATERPROOF epoxy to protect the electronics and promote efficient heat transfer.
  • 30mm removable fan and DUAL USE FAN GUARD
  • Compatible with S.BUS2 Telemetry Link and Futaba T4PX, T7PX and T7PXR transmitters
  • AUDIBLE ALERTS for easy diagnosis of common issues such as motor-over-temperature and low-voltage cutoff.
  • Convenient TRANSMITTER PROGRAMMING for six common adjustable settings inlcuding cutoff voltage and drag brake.
  • DATA LOGGING LITE* captures and records performance data from your vehicle to maximize performance and battery life. (Battery Voltage Battery Ripple, Controller temp, Motor RPM, Motor Temp)
  • SMARTSENSE uses the motor's sensors at startup to provide cog-free starts, excellent torque and low-speed drivability. Once the motor is turning, the ESC seamlessly transitions to Castle's ultra-efficient sensorless mode.
  • CASTLE LINK USB programming kit (coupon included with purchase)
  • Optional smartphone-based programming with the B-LINKT BLUETOOTH ADAPTER (sold separately) and Castle Link App available on Google Play or Apple App Store


Castle's newest software technology, CRYO-DRIVE minimises the amount of time the ESC's electrical components spend generating heat by optimally controlling which components are being used while driving the motor. This is happening thousands of times per second, which greatly reduces the rate at which the ESC heats up. This results in significantly improved thermal performance during partial throttle operation where the majority of driving occurs. Your setup will be able to handle higher gear ratios, in heavier vehicles, with longer runs.


When paired with a Castle 4-POLE 12-SLOT SENSORED MOTOR SmartSense software, enabled by default in the Castle Link Programming Suite, will use the motor's sensors to provide smooth starts, excellent torque, and low-speed drivability. Smooth sensored startups and high-efficiency sensorless running makes the COPPERHEAD 10 system produce more power and less heat. QUIETSENSE is an innovative advancement in the design of sensored motors to deliver the highest precision and most efficient startup.

Data Log Lite

Battery Voltage, Battery Ripple, Controller Temperature, Motor RPM and Motor Temperature data points can be captured, downloaded and analyzed via Castle Link software. While not a full version of Data Logging capabilities that the MAMBA X EXTREME 1:10 SCALE ESC has, these critical parameters are excellent sources of information for maximizing performance and battery life of the COPPERHEAD 10.

Telemetry Link

COPPERHEAD 10 is telemetry ready, which means owners of Futaba T4PX, 7PX and T7PXR Transmitters will be able to purchase the Castle Creations Telemetry Link for S.BUS2. Real-time data such as ESC temperature, voltages, and RPM can be monitored to ensure performance advantages and spare you the "unknown" parameters that all R/C enthusiasts experience at some point. Telemetry data provides another level of protection and can increase performance.

Castle Link

The Castle Link Programming Suite is your ticket to creating the perfect setup. To gain access to the host of tuning parameters, simply redeem the coupon for the Castle Link adapter included with your Copperhead 10 purchase and download the simple to install software from our website and you are ready to personalize your controller's settings.

Castle B.Link

You can now WIRELESSLY PROGRAM settings with the free Castle-Link app available on the Apple App store or Google Play for Android devices and the Castle B-LinkT BluetoothT Adapter (sold separately). It is compact and lightweight installed in your vehicle, for anytime programming!

1406 / 1410 / 1415 SENSORED MOTOR
Castle have packaged the COPPERHEAD 10 with a dozen different 4-POLE 12-SLOT sensored motor options to eliminate the guesswork in finding the right brushless power upgrade for your basher, crawler, on road vehicle, short course or monster truck. An added bonus of pairing your Copperhead with a Castle 4-Pole 12-Slot sensored motor is enabling SMARTSENSET TECHNOLOGY, which uses the motor's sensors at startup to provide cog-free starts, excellent torque and low-speed drivability. Once the motor is turning, the ESC seamlessly transitions to Castle's ultra-efficient sensorless mode with electronic timing to advance timing automatically for peak performance in all driving conditions.

Motor Features
  • 4-POLE 12-SLOT sensored design that boasts exceptional efficiency and produces less heat
  • Proprietary stator winding produces low internal resistance for a cooler running motor
  • Dual sensor ports to ensure optimal installation in your large-scale vehicle
  • Oversized NMB bearings and vibration dampening system ensure the longest possible bearing life
  • High-strength, high-temperature grade neodymium sintered magnets combined with high-strength Kevlar wrap ensures the integrity of the rotor is not compromised during harsh running conditions and high RPMs

Without a robust and reliable design, efficiency will only go so far. RC enthusiasts love pushing their equipment to the edge. The Castle engineers know this and spared no expense when developing a design that could hold up to the harsh conditions that the RC community will throw at it, resulting in a cooler running motor.

Image Item Id Name Trade SSP Order
  P-CC010-0166-00 COPPERHEAD 10, 16.8V, WP SENSORED ESC £164.99  
  P-CC010-0166-01 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-4600KV COMBO - Basher £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-02 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-5700KV COMBO - Basher £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-03 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-6900KV COMBO - On Road £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-04 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-7700KV COMBO - On Road £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-05 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-1900KV COMBO - Crawler £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-06 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-2280KV COMBO - Crawler £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-07 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-2850KV COMBO - Crawler £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-08 COPPERHEAD 10 1406-3800KV COMBO - Crawler/Basher £249.99  
  P-CC010-0166-10 COPPERHEAD 10 1410-3800KV COMBO - SCT £259.99  
  P-CC010-0166-11 COPPERHEAD 10 1410-3800KV 5mm SHAFT COMBO - SCT £259.99  
  P-CC010-0166-12 COPPERHEAD 10 1415-2400KV COMBO - MT £269.99  

What's in the Box?
  • Copperhead 10 ESC with sensor harness
  • Sensored Motor (Combo's Only)
  • Copperhead decals and Audible Alert Reference Chart
  • Coupon for free Castle Link USB
  • Copperhead Quick Start Guide
  • Sensor port dust cover
Image Item Id Name Trade SSP Order
  P-CC011-0135-00 B LINK Bluetooth Adapter (iOS) £69.99  
  P-CC010-0152-00 Telemetry Link SBUS2 (Futaba Compatible) £69.99  
  P-CC7900 Castle Link Quick Connect £22.50  

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