Traxxas Velineon VXL-3s Brushless Power System waterproof

Brand: Traxxas

Part Number: TRX3350R

£188.74 Web Price RRP £202.95

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The Velineon® VXL-3s forward/reverse electronic speed control simplifies brushless technology with easy, built-in profiles. It sets up, operates, and programs just like the Traxxas XL-5™ family of ESCs so there's no tricky new procedures to learn. Traxxas' exclusive patented Training Mode™ is also included to limit full throttle to 50% for young or inexperienced drivers. For the most advanced users, the VXL-3s is equipped with two-stage low voltage detection to allow LiPo battery use, including powerful 11.1-volt 3S packs! The VXL-3s is manufactured by Traxxas to ensure the highest level of quality and support and is backed by theTraxxas Lifetime Electronics Warranty.

Assembled with Maxx® Cable (12-gauge wire)

 This super-flexible, high-current, low-resistance 12-gauge, wire acts like a series of giant pipes, flowing energy in and out of the VXL-3s electronic speed control and into the Velineon 3500 motor. The patented Traxxas Connector combined with Maxx cable is a better engineered solution for extracting all the power your battery has to give.

Velineon VXL-3s Waterproof Features

  • Patented Traxxas High-Current Connector eliminates a common bottleneck and maintains pure, unrestricted power flow from the battery to the brushless power system.
  • Built-in two-stage low voltage detection for Lithium Polymer (LiPo) battery use provides a clear signal to the driver that the battery pack is nearing its minimum voltage threshold.
  • Widest range of battery options ranging from 4-cell NiMH or NiCad packs all the way up to 3S LiPo battery packs (11.1 volt)
  • The patented Training Mode™ is an exclusive Traxxas feature that reduces the overall power output of the VXL-3s by 50%, making it easier for new or younger drivers to control their model. When they're ready, simply change profiles to unleash full-throttle action. 
  • The EZ-Set® push-button setup operates and programs just like other Traxxas speed controls such as the XL-5. This eliminates the need to learn a new set of procedures.
  • The VXL-3s is programmable with three drive profiles:
    • Sport Mode – Fwd / Brake / Rev
    • Race Mode – Fwd / Brake
    • Training Mode**™ – 50% Fwd / Brake / 50% Rev
  • Multi-color LED provides clear feedback
  • Two-stage thermal shutdown protection protects the VXL-3s from overheating.
  • Locked Rotor Protection™ prevents system damage by cutting power if the vehicle is stuck or the motor is bound.
  • Battery Over-Voltage Protection™ causes the ESC to go into failsafe mode if the maximum input voltage is exceeded.
  • Water resistent case design uses rubber seals and o-rings to protect against damage caused by water and moisture.
  • Micro-fin aluminum heatsink dissipates heat.
  • The built-in auxiliary fan output powers a snap-on accessory fan for increased cooling capacity during extreme use. A handy clasp on the speed control case keeps the wire neatly in place until you are ready to use it.
  • MOSFET design provides high-current output (320 amp peak) with incredibly low resistance (.00075 Ohm).
  • Gold plated 3.5mm bullet connectors on 12-gauge Maxx® Cable flow full power to the motor without performance strangling resistance.


  • Input Voltage: NiCad/NiMH 4-9 Cells (4.8 to 10.8 Volts DC);
  • LiPo 2-3 Cells (7.4 to 11.1 Volts DC)
  • Case Size: 39mmW x 55mmD x 33mmH
  • Weight: 90 grams
  • Motor Limit (Brushless): No motor limit
  • On Resistance Forward: 0.00075 Ohms
  • On Resistance Reverse: 0.00075 Ohms
  • Peak Current - Forward: 320A
  • Peak Current - Reverse: 320A
  • Braking Current: 320A
  • Continuous Current: 200A
  • BEC Voltage: 6.0 V
  • BEC Current: 2.5A (with 6-cell NiMH)
  • Power Wire: 12-Gauge Maxx® Cable
  • Input Harness Wire: 26 Gauge / 100mm
  • Transistor Type: MOSFET
  • Low Voltage Detection: 2-Stage indicators, switchable (on or off)
  • Thermal Protection: 2-Stage thermal shutdown
  • Profile selection: Sport Mode:
  •     100% FWD, 100% BRAKES, 100% REV
  • Race Mode:
  •     100% FWD, 100% BRAKES, NO REV
  • Training Mode:**
  •     50% FWD, 100% BRAKES, 50% REV
  • Single-Button Setup: Yes, Traxxas EZ-Set®
  • Battery Input Connector : Traxxas High-Current Connector
  • Motor Types : Brushless
  • Ports: RX Input, auxiliary fan

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Will this item work on my traxxas slash 2wd with a 3s lipo
Asked by Aaron on 18th July 2017
Yes, that would work well on your Slash.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Could I still use nimh battery's with this?
Asked by Adam on 14th October 2017

Yes, no problem so long as they have TRX connectors.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Do we need to change the gearing when putting this system on rustler xl-5?
Asked by Rahul Methari on 26th March 2018

We'd usually recommend starting with the stock gearing and keeping a close eye on motor/ESC temperatures and performance - you can then change as required from that starting point.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

What size width mm is this motor? Thanks
Asked by Luke on 3rd December 2018

It's 36mm diameter - standard 540 size.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

would this work on a traxxas 37054-1?
Asked by Tobias on 26th April 2019

Yes, that would work in a Rustler.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Will this motor work on a TRX4 defender?
Asked by Edward Gardner on 31st March 2020

It's a bit overkill, but yes - it would fit...!

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

Will this work in my standard 2WD Traxxas Rustler? With a 5000Mah battery. Thanks!
Asked by George on 6th April 2020

Yes this will fit a rustler

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

I have a LOSI TEN REALLY X. Which needs a new motor and ESC. I have many traxxas cars so I would rather stick to what I know. Will this set up run ok in it?
Asked by Paul Hitch on 6th June 2020

Yes, that would work well in that. They are standard 540 size.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

what gears do you need if putting it into a slash 2wd
Asked by Alex Fryszczyn on 19th December 2020

I'd usually stick with the stock gearing to start with, then go from there as required

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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