Team Orion releases Vortex R8.1 ESC


Orion ESC

Team Orion has properly introduced the R8.1 Pro ESC today. The R8.1 Pro is Team Orion’s competition speed controller for 1/8 scale racing vehicles. It is the bigger brother of the R10.1 World Champion speed controller and incorporates the same, great features – adapted to the bigger scale!


  • Specifically designed for 4S LiPo 1/8 scale racing
  • Adjustable BEC voltage 6V or 7.2V for improved servo response
  • Based on World and National championship winning technology
  • Dual Sensor Port
  • Machined aluminum case
  • Exclusive cooling fan protection and design for improved cooling
  • Ultra low resistance PCB and FET
  • Highly customizable state of the art software
  • Works with sensor and sensorless motors
  • Forward/brake, forward/brake/reverse and forward/reverse (Crawler) function modes
  • Status control by LED and audio tone
  • Equipped with Deans high current connectors
  • Optional DSB-R programming box available (ORI65153)

CLICK HERE to listen what Team Orion’s Super Star Drivers say about the new R8.1!