Sabertooth dual 10A motor driver for R/C
Price: 64.99
Weight: 34g / 1.2oz
International Shipping: 2.50
This product has been replaced by the Sabertooth 2x12 R/C.

Product Description

Sabertooth 2X10 R/C is our dual motor driver specifically optimized for use in radio controlled vehicles. It is suitable for medium powered robots, cars and boats.

Out of the box, it can supply two DC brushed motors with up to 10A each. Peak currents of 15A are achievable for a few seconds. Overcurrent and thermal protection means you'll never have to worry about killing the driver with accidental stalls or by hooking up too big a motor.

This special R/C edition of our motor driver comes with an invert channel and options for exponential control, autocalibration and built-in mixing. The operating mode is set with the onboard DIP switches so there are no jumpers to lose.

Sabertooth is the first synchronous regenerative motor driver in its class. The regenerative topology means that your batteries get recharged whenever you command your robot to slow down or reverse. Sabertooth also allows you to make very fast stops and reverses - giving your vehicle a quick and nimble edge.

Sabertooth has a built in 5V BEC that can provide power to a microcontroller or R/C receiver. The lithium cutoff mode allows Sabertooth to operate safely with lithium ion and lithium polymer battery packs - the highest energy density batteries available.

Sabertooth's transistors are switched at ultrasonic speeds (32kHz) for silent operation.

If you need more advanced control features, check out Sabertooth 2X10. For something smaller, check out Sabertooth 2X5 R/C.

Use of our motor drivers with cheap AC adapters is not recommended. Use a battery or at least put a battery in parallel with a DC supply.

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Product Specs

Model: Sabertooth 2X10 R/C
Specifications: Up to 18V in: 10A continuous, 15A peak per channel
24V in: 8A continuous, 10A continuous with additional heatsinking/airflow, 15A peak per channel

Synchronous regenerative drive
Ultra-sonic switching frequency
Thermal and overcurrent protection
Lithium protection mode
Applications: Combat robots up to 30lb
Differential drive robots
Radio controlled tanks, cars and boats
Roving cyborg bobcats
Customer Contributed: Walking House
Documentation: User's guide.doc(714kb)
User's guide.pdf (189kb)
Quick start guide.doc
Quick start guide.pdf
DIP Switch Tour
Example R/C vehicle wiring diagram.jpg
Motor driver efficiency comparison
Sample RPM versus throttle graph
Sabertooth 2X10 R/C

Sabertooth R/C DIP switch tour