•    Price
  •    Comparison overview
  •    Typical uses
  •    Software
  •    Interface
  •    Outputs
  •    Direct measurements
  •    Derived measurements
       (calculated by software)
  •    Precision Ohmmeter
  •    Supported addons
  •    Safety and equipment protection
  •    Calibration
  •    Data-logging
  •    Automatic control
  •    Construction
  •    Additional features

Series 1520
  • $ 165
  • Grasp the power of automation, data logging, and accurate real-time measurements at a fraction of the cost of professional dynamometers and thrust test stands.
  • Power systems comparisons
    Suitable for most hobbyists
  • Simplified 1580 software
    Unsupported features removed
  • USB (cable included)
  • Control ESC throttle signal
    Control up to 3 servo motors
  • Voltage (0-35 V)
    Current (40 A continuous)
    Power (0-1400 W)
    Thrust (±5 kg)
  • Electrical power
    Overall efficiency (thrust vs power)
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  • Optical RPM probe
  • Automatic cutoffs for all direct measurements
  • Factory calibrated
  • On-demand, or continuous
    All data recorded simultaneously
    CSV format for opening in Excel, MATLAB, etc..
  • Automate everything, from control to recording
    Use built-in script presets for quickly testing
    Harness the power of javascript
  • Durable powder-coated paint for long lasting and professional finish
    Strong aluminum base
    Full circuit diagnostics at factory
  • Real-time plots
    Change working units (g, oz, etc...)

Series 1580
  • $ 495
  • Professionnal bench tests with advanced features such as torque and vibration measurements, support for temperature addons, included precision calibration hardware, and built-in precision ohmmeter for custom motor winding.
  • Motor and propeller characterization
    Suitable for R&D, academy, and manufacturing quality control.
  • Open source
    Windows, MAC, Linux, Chromebook
    Frequent, fully automatic updates
    Simple no-download firmware updates
    Loved by our customers
  • USB (cable included)
  • Control ESC throttle signal
    Control up to 3 servo motors
  • Voltage (0-35 V)
    Current (40 A continuous)
    Power (0-1400 W)
    Thrust (±5 kg)
    Motor rotation speed
    Motor torque (±1.5 Nm)
    Accelerometer on PCB (±8 g)
    Precision ohmmeter (0.003 to 240 Ohm)
  • Electrical power
    Mechanical power
    Motor efficiency
    Propeller efficiency
    Overall efficiency (thrust vs power)
    Vibration level (from accelerometer)
  • Specially designed for very low resistances
    Measure motor winding resistance
    Check winding integrity for damage
  • Optical RPM probe
    Up to 3 temperature probes
    Pressure sensor (wind tunnel pitot tube)
    Up to 3 future addons
  • Automatic cutoffs for all direct measurements
    Individual cutoff for each temperature probe
    Excessive vibration or impact cutoff
  • Included 200g precision weight
    Included torque calibration hardware
    Follow simple calibration wizards in software
  • On-demand, or continuous
    All data recorded simultaneously
    CSV format for opening in Excel, MATLAB, etc..
  • Automate everything, from control to recording
    Use built-in script presets for quickly testing
    Harness the power of javascript
    Scripting support: we will help you debug and write your own custom scripts
  • Durable powder-coated paint for long lasting and professional finish
    Strong aluminum base
    Full circuit diagnostics at factory
  • Real-time plots
    Change working units (g, oz, etc...)

* Not recommended for miniature systems (<25g thrust).
** Use the RCbenchmark optical RPM probe for motors with Kv < 600RPM/V, for brushed motors, and for accurately measuring speeds lower than 1300RPM