ROAR approved

The RF-170 2S ESC is based off our popular RF-120V2 but is built with lower resistance FETS and has an adjustable 5A BEC.  The receiver wires is now harness that connects to the ESC and it comes with a short and long one for clean installation.  

ESC is programmable with a Program Box or PC program which also allows you to update the firmware.

This ESC has a Blinky mode that meets ROAR specs.

Part # RF-170-2S is the ESC alone.

Part # RF-170-2SPB is same as above but includes a Program Box for field programming and a USB cable and adapter for use with the PC program.  


Video on how to connect and setup your radio to the RF-170

Video on how to connect the program box to the RF-170

RF-170 Instructions

RF-170 programming descriptions.  Same as RF-120 series

Stock Only Firmware for RF-170-2S only

Stock Only Firmware for Program Box

Video on how to update program box firmware

Video on how to set stock only firmware options via program box






Amps:  170A

Resistance:  0.00035 ohm

Size: Footprint W30.5mm x L37.2mm x H19.5mm. Width including solder tabs is 37mm

Weight: 59g with cap but without wires

Case:  Aluminum case for maximum cooling

BEC: 6V/7.4V @ 5A

Battery:  2-3S LiPo/LiFe or 4-8 cell NiMh/NiCd

Motor Type:  540 brushless sensored

Motor Limit:  3.5T on 2S

Switch:  Integrated on/off switch


Adjustable Features

Operation Mode:  Forward/Brake, Forward/Brake/Reveres and Forward/Reverse

Low Voltage Cutoff

ESC Overheat Protection (Temp Cut)



Power Level

Drive Frequency

Neutral Deadband

Reverse Speed


Initial Brake

Drag Brake

Full Brake

Brake Frequency


Boost Timing

Boost RPM

Boost ACC


Turbo Timing

Turbo Slope

Turbo Delay

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  • Product Code: RF-170-2S
  • Availability: Pre-Order
  • $169.95 $94.95