Spektrum V2 Firma 160 Amp Brushless Smart 3S – 8S ESC

Spektrum V2 Firma 160 Amp Brushless Smart 3S – 8S ESC

From Spektrum:
Like every component in the Spektrum™ Smart ecosystem, Firma™ Smart ESCs combine “plug-and-play” simplicity with the ability to communicate with other Smart electronics — together, creating the best-performing RC system for your vehicle imaginable.

Firma Smart ESCs do much more than regulate power. They function like a virtual engineer inside your model, providing a direct path to the vital operating data you need to reach peak performance. Firma Smart ESCs give you an extra layer of confidence that your electronics are all operating at their best.

With Firma Smart ESCs, you’ll be better connected to your vehicle than ever before — without installing extra components that all work independently of each other. You won’t need extra wires, modules, or links. A Firma electronic speed control provides a one-wire solution for obtaining telemetry data such as RPM, temperature, battery voltage and capacity.

Firma ESCs not only gather the data but also send it to your transmitter in real time, instead of only storing it for after-run study. You’re able to adjust settings as needed to boost performance on the go. The Firma Smart single-wire telemetry solution has been tested for quality and performance by the best brands in RC. Their verdict? Smart technology is both simpler and superior!


No need to connect multiple wires, sensors, modules, and links. With Firma™ ESCs, simple one-wire telemetry transmits a wide range of data directly to your transmitter in real time, including RPM, voltage, temperature, balance, capacity, and speed.


When used with a Spektrum™ Smart LiPo battery, your Firma™ ESC provides you with the benefit of battery telemetry that’s automatically transmitted to your compatible Spektrum radio in real time. On your transmitter screen you’ll be presented with helpful information such as number of cycles, battery percentage, individual cell voltage and more!


Multiple programming options are available. Button programming can be used with nothing more needed. Using the Smart Firma™ ESC Programming Box, you can easily change settings at the track to suit driving conditions. An easy-to-use Smart Link USB Updating and PC Programmer app is also available.


Firma™ ESCs feature IC™ series battery connectors. The IC series of connectors are designed from the ground up to provide a more solid connection, higher heat resistance, and effortless installation. When used with an IC3™ or IC5™ connector-equipped Spektrum™ Smart battery, the ESC can receive and transmit battery telemetry data. EC3 and EC5 are also compatible with Firma ESCs for basic operation and ESC telemetry.


  • Enhanced electronic design and hardware for improve reliability
  • Black Edition Case
  • Expanded programmable options (see manuals and support for more information)
  • Smart all-in-one telemetry
  • Fast, powerful 32-bit ARM M4 processor
    • Button programming
    • Smart ESC Programming Box
    • SmartLink USB Updating and Programmer application
  • Multi-point protection:
    • Over-current protection
    • Automatic LiPo low-voltage cutoff
    • Thermal protection
    • Failsafe protection
  • Waterproof
  • Multiple options for easy programming:
  • Developed and designed by Spektrum™ engineers, in partnership with the industry’s leading ESC manufacturer
  • Compact for easy installation in most applications
  • Ready to install — no soldering required
  • Rugged plastic case with mounting tabs
  • Aluminum heat sink for high efficiency
  • Cooling fan
  • Adjustable high-power BEC
  • Firmware updatable through the Smart ESC Programming Box
  • High heat-resistant IC™ connectors, backwards compatible with EC™ connectors
  • Limited 1-year warranty

In The Box:

(1) Spektrum™ Firma™ Smart ESC
(1) Spektrum Smart sticker sheet
(1) Firma 160 Amp Brushless Smart ESC Product Manual


Auto Cutoff: Yes
BEC Continous Current: 5A
Low-Voltage Cutoff Programmable: Yes
Overload Protection: Yes
Product Weight: 9.9oz (280g)
BEC: Yes
BEC Voltage: 6V
Input Voltage: 3S – 8S LiPo
Motor Output Lead: 6.5mm Female Bullets
Product Height: 1.8″ (44mm)
Connector Type: IC5
Battery Input Lead: 10AWG Dual IC5, EC5 compatible
Product Width: 3.03″ (77mm)
Technology: Smart
Maximum Burst Current: 1050A
Maximum Continuous Current: 160A
Forward: Yes
Reverse: Yes
Brakes: Yes
Programmable: Yes
BEC Type: Switch Mode
Product Length: 2.7″ (70mm)

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Updated: July 27, 2023 — 10:01 AM
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