This new speedo is compatible with both brushed and brushless motors, uses a high voltage programmable BEC, and can handle 2-3S LiPo packs. Check out these features and more in the press release below:

The RS GEN2 brushless speed control is the next generation in intelligent operating motor drive technology. Continuing the proven award-winning legacy of the RS family, the GEN2 is fitted with today’s state of the art components. The RS GEN2 delivers what racers require; reliability, precise control and unmatched power handling capability.

Packed with new features, the RS GEN2 delivers a programmable high-voltage BEC, an EZ Access Port for HotWire communication and Datalogging capabilities in a small sized package. Rated for 8.5 turn motors and higher, the GEN2 is the perfect ESC for both experienced and new racers. Couple the RS GEN2 with a Redline GEN2 brushless motor for the ultimate package in race equipment.


  • Ultra-smooth and Precise Throttle and Braking Control
  • Compatible with Sensored/Sensorless Brushless and Brushed Motors
  • Easily Access Programming, Anywhere, Anytime
  • Datalogging Capability
  • High Voltage Programmable BEC
  • EZ Access HotWire Programming Port
  • HotWire PC Interface for Advanced Programming and Updating
  • D2: Dual Drive Mode Technology
  • On-Board Temperature Indicator
  • HDAC: High Density Copper PCB’s
  • Sensor Plug for Precise Commutation with all Motors
  • Gold-plated Solder Posts for Easy Wire Replacement
  • Self Test Diagnostics and Factory Reset
  • Pit Tune Mode
  • DGF2: Digital Glitch Filtering V2
  • QuickTune™ Programming
  • One-Touch Radio Calibration

Program Features:

High Voltage BEC (6.0v/7.4v)*
Drag Brake (13 steps)
Brake / Reverse Strength (13 steps)
Current Limiter (none + 12 steps)
Neutral Width (13 steps)
Timing Profiles (5 preset – 2 custom*)
Adjustable Throttle and Brake Minimums
Custom Throttle Curves
Motor/Reverse Type: Brushless, Brushed, No Rev, Rev Delay
Voltage Cutoffs (none, 2S, 3S, Custom)
Timing Boost and Turbo when used with Hotwire
ROAR Race Spec “Blinky” Mode
Save, Load and Share custom ESC setup files
Extensive Tuning via Tekin HotWire PC Interface

*Requires HotWire Sold Separately


Controls: Forward/Brake/Reverse
Input Voltage: 4-9 Cells, 2S-3S Lipo
BEC: 6.0v / 7.4v 5.5amps
Motor Limit Brushless Mode: 8.5 Turn, 540 2-pole (36mm)
Motor Limit Brushed Fwd Only Mode: 10 Turn
Motor Limit Brushed Fwd/Rev Mode: 12 Turn
Timing Profiles: 7 choices (on board)
Brushed Modes: Fwd Only, Fwd/Rev, Rev Delay
Brushless Modes: Fwd Only, Fwd/Rev, Rev Delay
Dimensions: 1.0 x 1.3 x .51in (25.4 x 33 x 12.9mm)
Weight: 2.0oz / 48g with wiring

TT1154 – RS GEN2 ESC Street Price – $195

TT2420 – RSG2 + GEN2 25.5r Street Price – $255
TT2421 – RSG2 + GEN2 25.5 Street Price – $255
TT2422 – RSG2 + GEN2 21.5r Street Price – $255
TT2423 – RSG2 + GEN2 21.5 Street Price – $255
TT2424 – RSG2 + GEN2 17.5r Street Price – $255
TT2425 – RSG2 + GEN2 17.5 Street Price – $255
TT2426 – RSG2 + GEN2 13.5r Street Price – $255
TT2427 – RSG2 + GEN2 13.5 Street Price – $255
TT2428 – RSG2 + GEN2 10.5 Street Price – $255
TT2429 – RSG2 + GEN2 9.5 Street Price – $255
TT2430 – RSG2 + GEN2 8.5 Street Price – $255

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Updated: July 21, 2015 — 3:14 PM
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