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The BRAINS 4.0

The BRAINS 4.0

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THE BRAINS is an compact and lightweight dual DC-motor ESC: originally designed for antweight combat robots, but is suitable for any appliction requiring a lightweight motor driver.

Designed and built in Christchurch, New Zealand by Connor Benton, visit cb-technology for details.


  • 2x Bi-Directional DC motor outputs.
  • 2x Signal output channels for additional electroncis (BLDC ESC, servo, etc).
  • Status LED's to indicate run mode, faults and calibration.
  • Under-voltage, over-current, over-temperature, and reverse polarity protections.
  • Internal BEC to provide power to the radio reciever.
  • Failsafe checks for loss of connection with radio.
  • Auto-Detection of different radio protocols on the same input.
  • Instant brown-out recovery.
  • Calibrate function to customise drive mode, channel mapping, and channel inversion.
  • Includes a 100nF capacitor across each motor to filter noise and voltage spikes.


  • Dimensions: 25x19x3 mm
  • Weight: 2g excluding wires
  • Input Voltage - Rated: 2S lipo (6-10.4V)
  • Input Voltage - Max: 12.0V
  • Motor Output: 2.1A cont (3A peak) per channel
  • BEC: 5V, 80mA. Designed to power the radio reciever but no motors or servos
  • Signal Input: Servo PWM, PPM, IBUS, SBUS
  • Signal Mixing: Onboard signal mixing for TANK/ARCADE drive styles and channel mapping + inverting
  • Signal Output: Servo PWM

For more details, please see the github repo at:

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