Orion 1/8 Vortex Neon Brushless Systems

Dec 14, 2012 No Comments by

Orion now offers a 1/8 Vortex Neow brushless system modeled after their popular 1/10 Vortex line. CHeck out the official press release below for more info:

After the success of the Neon 4-pole sensorless brushless systems for 1/10 scale vehicles we are proud to introduce the new Neon 8 4-pole sensorless brushless systems for 1/8 scale cars – including a 100% waterproof version with waterproof motor and ESC!

The Vortex Neon Brushless Systems are the very successful entry level 4 pole sensorless brushless systems for 1/10 vehicles – the first brushless set for those who need more power. Now we offer the same high quality tuning option to the fans of 1/8 vehicles! With the Neon 8 you get a 1/8 4-pole sensorless motor with a power of 2000KV, with the Neon 8 2100KV WP you get a 100% waterproof motor (completely sealed motor can) with a power of 2100KV! High current cables and large gold connectors are standard! In the combo we combine this motor with the brand new Vortex R8 WP ESC.


  • Brand new 4-pole sensorless brushless motors
  • Vortex R8 WP 100% waterproof 130A/760A speed controller
  • 2000KV (waterproof ESC) and 2100KV (waterproof motor+ESC) versions available
  • Optimal ESC/motor combinations
  • Designed for 1/8 scale off-road vehicles
  • Vortex World Champion technology
  • Forward/brake and forward/brake/reverse function modes
  • High-current Deans® plugs
  • Works with up to 4S LiPo
  • Low voltage cut-off system for battery protection
  • High grade silicone wires
  • Gold connectors
  • Easy setup
  • Status control by LED and audio tone
  • Plug & Play: no soldering required

ORI66094 Combo NEON 8 (4P/2000kv/5mm shaft/R8 WP 130A ESC)
ORI66095 Combo NEON 8 WP(4P/2100kv/5mm shaft/R8 WP 130A ESC)
ORI28187 NEON 8 (4P/2000KV/5mm shaft)
ORI28188 NEON 8 WP (4P/2100KV/5mm shaft)

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