Tekin announces T8i indoor-specific brushless motor

Jun 10, 2013 No Comments by

Tekin has officially released their new Redline T8i (indoor) brushless motor for large scale vehicles. What makes this motor unique is the concept about designing it for use only on high bite indoor tracks.  To achieve this goal the T8i is lighter and smaller in size than normal brushless motors in this class.  This will improve its agility in tight tracks and it still packs plenty of torque and power when you need it.  This gives indoor racers yet another tuning option when they head to the track.  More info in the press release from Tekin:

Tekin’s Redline T8i (Indoor) brushless motor is designed for large scale indoor high performance racing. Packed with the same features as the T8 series motors, the T8i is lighter in weight and smaller in size, offering greater agility on those tight indoor high bite tracks. Fine tuned for smooth and controlled operation indoors, the T8i are on the leading edge of RC motor technology. The T8i motor series the torque and power you need for a checkered flag finish.

 

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Features:

  • CNC Machined 6061 Billet Aluminum Heatsink Can
  • Precision Engineered for Maximum Energy Conversion
  • Sensored and Sensorless Operation
  • Dual-Plug Sensor Wire Harness
  • Neodymium Sintered Magnet
  • Rebuildable Design
  • Solder Tabs
  • High RPM ABEC5 Oversized Bearings
  • Lightweight Indoor-specific Design
  • Designed to be paired with the RX8 GEN2 ESC

Specs:

Weight: 9.66oz (274g)
Shaft Dimensions: 19 x 5mm w/flat
Motor Diameter: 1.41” (36mm) / 1.49” (38mm) including fin
Motor Length: 2.63″ (67mm)
Bearing Dimensions: Front: 5x14x5mm / Rear 5x11x5mm

MOTOR P/N VOLTAGE KV ROTOR

Redline T8i 2700 TT2385 2S-4S 2700 18.5mm
Redline T8i 1950 TT2386 2S-4S 1950 18.5mm
Redline T8i 1600 TT2387 2S-6S 1600 18.5mm
Redline T8i 1350 TT2388 2S-6S 1350 18.5mm

TT2385 – Redline T8i 2700
TT2386 – Redline T8i 1950
TT2387 – Redline T8i 1600
TT2388 – Redline T8i 1350
Street Price: $170.00

 

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