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RC18 Smart LCD Ring Remote

AVE’s revolutionary RC18 smart HMI ring remote inconspicuously mounts onto any standard e-Vehicle’s handlebar. Perfect for e-Scooters, e-Bikes, e-Mopeds, Light Electric Motorcycle (LEM) and other type of platforms.

AVE RC18’s minimalist design incorporates a 1.5” AMOLED LCD display with a 650cd/m2 brightness, wide 160°/160° viewing angles, and a capacitive touchscreen. The LCD delivers dedicated function & data screens, including Speed, BLE and Light Status, selected Assist Mode, Walk Assist Status, Battery Status (SoC), System Error Messages and many other types of information.

For added convenience, the RC18 incorporates a USB magnetic charging port (cable required) device for charging (IE: Smartphone). The ring remote is rated for an IP56 protection.

Optional connectivity features include BLE 5.x, OTA firmware updates and NFC for smartphone pairing & bike unlock. An optional Smartphone application is also available.

As with all AVE products, the RC18 is compatible with most open drive systems and supports CAN/CANopen, UART, RS-232, RS-485 and LIN Bus. The AVE RC18 works as a standalone device or in combination with either CD9, CD8, TT10 or TT09. Standard product color is PANTONE Black.

LCD Size 1.5" (AMOLED Panel)
Viewing Angle (H/V) 160° (80°/80°)/160° (80°/80°)
Brightness (Average) 650cd/m2 (Average)
Orientation Portrait
Coverlens PMMA
Button Backlight N/A
Light Sensor Yes
Bluetooth BLE 5.x (Option)
USB USB Magnetic Charge Port (For Internal Battery Charging)
Memory Up To 32MB
Interface CAN/CANopen, UART, RS-485, RS-232, LIN
Power (Wide VIN Range) 7 - 55V
No. of Buttons (Total) 2 (Power, Assist)
NFC Yes (Option)
Touch Screen Yes (Capacitive)
Display Data Ride Time, ODO, Rem. Range, Bat. SoC, Bat. Temperature, Avg. Speed, Max. Speed, Cadence, Light Status, Assist Level, BLE Status, Walk Assist (Options: Time-To-Dest., Dist. Travelled, ABS Status)
Standard Configuration Standalone or In Combination with CD9, CD8, TT10 or TT09
Suitability e-Scooter, e-Bike, e-Moped, Light Electric Motorcycle and Others
Mounting Method 1x M3 Screw
Mounting Location Handlebar (Left or Right Sides) (Near Grip)
IP Level IP56
Storage Temperature -20° to +60°C
Operating Temperature -10° to +50°C
Connector AVS 6-Pin (Others on Request)
Dimensions (W x D x H) 25.4mm x 45mm x 11.4mm** (1” x 1.8” x 0.4”**)
Weight 35g (1.2oz)
Packaging Bulk
Warranty (Standard) 1 Year
Certifications CE, RCC, RoHS/ReACH, EN 13849

**Note: Max Thickness
User Interface
Standard Information
  • OEM Bootup Logo
  • Password Entry
  • Ride Time
  • ODO
  • Remaining Range
  • Battery SoC
  • Battery Temp.
  • Average Speed
  • Maximum Speed
  • Cadence
  • Lights Status *
  • Assist Level
  • Bluetooth Status
  • Walk Assist Status
  • Motor Power
  • System Error Codes

* Light status: On (Default), Off, Day Light (option), High Beam Light (option)

Optional Information
  • Time to Destination 1
  • Distance Travelled 1
  • Accum. Altitude 2
  • Windspeed 2
  • Humidity 2
  • Temperature 2
  • Rider Power 2
  • Calories (burned) 2
  • Slope 2
  • FTP 2
  • CdA 2,3
  • Crr 2
  • Current Altitude 2
  • ABS Status 4
  • Recoupling Level 5
  • NFC Status
  • Navigation Directions 1
  • 1 Requires 3rd party Application
  • 2 Requires optional sensors
  • 3 Requires 3rd party DFPM (Direct Force Power Meter)
  • 4 Requires 3rd party hardware
  • 5 Requires Supporting Hardware
  • Compatibility

    The AVE RC18 is compatible with most open Drive Systems and Controllers such as from PANASONIC*, SHIMANO*, BAFANG, BMZ, LISHUI, SHENGYI, DAPU, ARIX, HEINZMANN, EAGOTECH, ASI* and others.

    * Available on request

  • Mounting

    The AVE RC18 is mounted onto the e-Vehicle’s handlebar (Left or Right Sides) with a rubber padding and 1x M2 stainless steel screw.