Novak Activ8 V2 Brushless Racing ESC

Tower Stock# NOVM1726  •  Manufacturer Stock# 1726
Novak Activ8 V2 Brushless Racing ESC (large view)
Notes from our tech department:
This is the Novak 2S-6S Activ8 V2 Brushless Electronic Speed Control.


Ideal for 1/8 scale buggy and truggy racing and bashing, and can also
be used in 4WD short course trucks, monster trucks and other high-
powered applications that use up to a 6S LiPo battery
Recommended for the Novak #3810 and #3811 HD8 1/8 Scale Buggy
Brushless motors and brushless motors listed in SPECS below
Auto-detect LiPo battery protection
High-voltage programmable and adjustable BEC (10 steps, 6.0-7.2V)
Dual level shock system for superior vibration protection
Pure sensor-based design
5 customizable throttle profiles can be saved
Large 1.6 x 1.6" (40 x 40mm) cooling fan
Full coverage heat sink
Compatible with the Novak Pit Wizard Plus Programming Box, NOVM4100
Super Tuner Plus programming with 5 multi-colored LEDs
On-board temperature monitoring with thermal overload protection
Motor sensor test
Built-in power cap bank
Replaceable high-current input and switch harness
One-touch setup
Programming features include;
10 Step Drag Brake, Brake Minimum, Brake Frequency, Brake Power,
Drive Frequency, Drive Minimum
5 step dead band
Dynamic Timing Level (0-45 deg** in 1 deg increments)
Battery voltage and transmitter monitoring
Motor rotation direction
RPM Start/Final (10 steps each with 6 RPM range tables)
Trans/Receiver Rate (SSR Mode, Standard)
ESC Temperature Runtime Data*
*Requires Pit Wizard Plus Programming Box
**Timing is limited in 3S-4S operation; timing is not available in
5S or 6S modes, or when using reverse motor rotation


Novak 2S-6S Activ8 V2 Brushless ESC with Heat Sink, Cooling Fan,
Motor Wires and Instructions


Motor Compatibility: 2, 4 and 6 pole sensored brushless
Fwd/Brk/Rev: Forward/Brake/Reverse (OFF/ON)
Cell Type*: 2-6S LiPo/4-18 NiMH
Dimensions: 2.2 x 2.4" (54 x 61mm)
Height: 1.2" (31mm) without fan
1.7: (44mm) with fan installed
Weight: 3.2oz (90.7g) without wires
On Resistance: 0.00040 ohms @ 25C trans. temperature
Battery Eliminator Circuitry (BEC): 6.0-7.2V DC adjustable/7A peak
Motor Limit:
2S- Multi-Pole: 5000Kv or lower; 550-size: 4.5-turn or higher
3S- Multi-Pole: 4000Kv or lower; 550-size: 6.5-turn or higher
4S- Multi-Pole: 3000kV or lower; 550-size: Not recommended
5S- Multi-Pole: 2000kV or lower; 550-size: Not recommended
6S- Multi-Pole: 1700kV or lower; 550-size: Not recommended
Wire Gauge: 12G Super-Flex Copper-Strand Silicone Insulated
Status LEDs: 5 multi-colored
*LiPo recommended for performance setups and when using Dynamic
Timing Advance

jxs 02/10/15

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