Novak – Mongoose Micro Brushless System

Novak has bred a new micro brushless system that is ready to be released – the Mongoose Micro Brushless System. This system includes the new Novak Mongoose Brushless/Brush ESC factory-wired to a new Novak Three-80 Micro Brushless Motor. The Three-80 is the first sensored brushless motor that is specifically designed for 1/18 and 1/16 scale-cars. Because it is sensored and lightweight, it allows these micro scale cars the ability to maneuver at high speeds in extremely tight spaces, all with unsurpassed low speed and brake control. The Mongoose’s Brushless/Brush ESC and sensored brushless motor are perfectly matched to maximize performance and handle with the agility and speed of a mongoose.

Why Sensored? Like the popular Novak Velociti brushless motors, the Three-80 Micro motors feature a sensor commutation design. Knowledge of rotor position is key to smooth performance and is just as important in micro vehicles as in larger-scale vehicles. When the speed control always knows the rotor position, there is no hesitation before acceleration under load. The motor will provide excellent low-speed driveability, excellent starting torque, smooth braking and no uncontrolled bursts of power. Other motor features include a high-strength, Sintered Neodymium rotor for maximum motor acceleration and an oversized front bearing for increased load-handling and bearing life. Like all Novak brushless motors, the Three-80 Micro motors will be rebuildable.

The Mongoose Micro Brushless/Brush ESC is a versatile, full-featured speed control specifically developed for micro applications. In addition to its compatibility with both brushless and brush motors, it instinctively knows via its Auto-Detect Brushed Mode when a brush motor is connected. Multiple throttle profiles are included for different driving styles, including a racing profile for top-level forward performance, and sport profiles including reverse. Additional features of the Mongoose Micro ESC are its on-board programmability, built-in Li-Poly Cutoff Circuitry, heavy duty 6.0V/2A BEC and water-resistant case.

Novak is in the final development stages of the new Mongoose Micro Brushless/Brush ESC and Three-80 Micro Brushless Motors. The final product photo, specifications, features, and available motor turns/Kv will be announced at a later date. The new #3050 Novak Mongoose Micro Brushless System is scheduled for shipment end of December 2007.

PRELIMINARY FEATURES: MONGOOSE MICRO ESC

  •  Multiple throttle profiles specifically designed for micro vehicle applications
  •  Compatible with 380-size or smaller brush motors and Novak Three-80 Series brushless motors
  •  Complete, on-board programming via Novak’s One-Touch button and 4 status LEDs. Adjustable parameters include and Minimum Drive, as well as Drive Frequency (in brush mode)
  •  Built-in Li-Po Cutoff Circuitry (can be activated in any of the throttle profiles)
  •  Novak’s One-Touch Set-UpTM (still the easiest)
  •  Gold-Plated PCB Direct-Solder Wiring Tabs for flexible soldering options
  •  Plug-in input harness and user-replaceable switch harness
  •  Lightweight 16GA Silicone Battery and Motor Wire (replaceable)
  •  Built-in Power Output for Optional 6V Accessory Fan
  •  Water-resistant case
  •  Factory-installed heat sink
  •  Thermal Overload Protection
  •  Novak’s Radio Priority CircuitryTM and Polar Drive CircuitryTM
  •  Extremely low on-resistance (0.0038 ohms per phase)
  •  Heavy-duty BEC (6 Volts, 2 Amps)
  •  Small (1.15” x 0.95” / 29 x 24.3 mm) and Lightweight (0.77 oz / 21.7g)
  •  2-3S Li-Po and 4-9 NiMh cell input voltage
  •  Impressive 40 amp Rated and Braking Current
  •  Meets RoHS compliance and includes 120-Day Warranty
  •  Designed and built by Novak in Irvine, California using globally-sourced components

PRELIMINARY FEATURES: THREE-80 MICRO BRUSHLESS MOTOR

  •  380-size (26D x 37.7L mm) brushless motor specifically designed by Novak for 1/16th to 1/18th scale micro vehicles
  •  Sensor design for complete throttle control
  •  High-performance Nickel-plated Sintered Neodymium rotor for maximum motor acceleration, braking power and performance in high-temperature conditions
  •  Oversized, rugged front bearing for increased load handling and bearing life
  •  Multiple motor mount screw patterns
  •  Lightweight ribbed aluminum end bells
  •  Rebuildable design allowing customers to replace rotor, bearings and front end bell
  •  Thermal Overload Protection (when used with a Novak Mongoose Brushless/Brush ESC)
  •  Minimal Maintenance and No Cogging
  •  Meets RoHS compliance and includes 120-Day Warranty
  •  Designed, hand-wound and dyno-tested by Novak in Irvine, California

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