HobbyStar 120A 1/10 Competition Sensored ESC With Turbo/Boost, V2

SKU: 360-10-075

Availability: Out of stock




The V2 HobbyStar 1/10 Competition ESC has the same buttery smooth operation as the original but adds a whole host of new programmable options to take this flagship performer to the next level.  As with the original, both Turbo and Boost timing can be programmed in as well as blinky mode for stock racing.  ESC now comes with power and motor leads already soldered on, and an updated triple capacitor bank.  New adjustment points include:


  • Race Mode and Stock Mode: Provide targeted base-profiles for both 4.5T-9.5T motors and 10.5T and above
  • Throttle IP limiter: To control initial power hit based on track conditions
  • Throttle Rate: Controls overall throttle power for varying track conditions
  • Drive Frequency: To fine-tune the throttle feeling from smooth to aggressive
  • RPM Lock: Allows locking in a specific RPM for drifting applications
  • I-Brake Response: Controls the initial brake power response to the motor for varying track conditions
  • Brake Rate: Controls overall brake power for varying track conditions
  • Brake Frequency: To fine-tune the brake feeling from smooth to aggressive
  • Boost Trigger Rate: To set the speed of boost timing application


Other standard adjustment points include: Running mode, Low voltage cutoff, ESC overheat protection, Motor rotation, Dead band, Throttle curve, Initial brake, Drag brake,
Brake force , Brake curve, Boost timing, Boost trigger level, Turbo Timing, Turbo Start RPM, Turbo delay, Turbo activation method, Turbo ON rate, Turbo OFF rate.


Programming: Must use the V2 LCD Program card or Starlink USB link and PC application to program ESC.



  • Continuous Current: 120A
  • Burst Current: 760A
  • Resistance: 0.0003ohm
  • Suitable Car: 1/10, 1/12
  • Motor Type: Brushless sensored or sensorless 2-pole 540
  • Motor Limit: 3.5T (2S), 7.5T (3S)
  • Cell Count: 2-3S LiPo, 5-10S NiCd/NiMh
  • BEC Output: 6V/3A
  • Dimensions (without fan): 41.5x37x21mm
  • Weight: 50g (without fan/wires)


NOTE: This ESC is best suited for 1/10 2WD buggies, SCT's and 1/10 4WD buggies with 540 2-pole motors.  NOT for use on 4WD SCT's or with 4-pole motors.


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Do you know if the Hobbywing LCD program box would work with this? Don’t want to have too many program boxes in the toolbox ;-)
Unfortunately no, they will not work as the installed firmware is completely different.
RCJuice answered on March 21, 2019
Will this esc allow for reverse rotation since motor will be in a mid Motor chassis
Yes, rotation is selectable on these.
RCJuice answered on May 28, 2019
Whats the size of the esc?
Dimensions (without fan): 41.5x37x21mm
RCJuice answered on November 7, 2019