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Forum: Humor
09-09-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 186
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Brits and sex, and women.

https://youtu.be/5Ivsb79-h90

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09-03-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Not the cause of your problems, but ... Keep...

Not the cause of your problems, but ...

Keep the wires short battery-side whenever possible, or else install extra capacitors. All caps on/near ESC!
Keep controller(s) close to battery if...
09-03-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 685
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Don' t remove the plus/red pin completely, you...

Don' t remove the plus/red pin completely, you may need it again in another plane.

https://static.rcgroups.net/forums/attachments/3/0/1/8/a6736538-193-user38_pic109922_1338992600.jpg
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Forum: Beginners
09-02-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

What should a car engine do when you push the...

What should a car engine do when you push the pedal/throttle all the way to the floor?
Maximum power without ruining the engine.
08-31-2019, 11:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

I find myself doing that more and more. In this...

I find myself doing that more and more.
In this case juist the quick eCalc link from me to test the water, nothing more. And lo and behold, silent water.
08-31-2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Don't waste your time on OP, hasn't been only...

Don't waste your time on OP, hasn't been only since he posted, more than half a year ago, no feedback from him. Just another Area51, electric turbocharger, design-me-this, project.
Forum: Beginners
08-30-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 857
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

In fact, it increases wear and tear. Full...

In fact, it increases wear and tear. Full throttle is easiest on a controller.

Trainer and training suggestions:
Advice for getting into flying RC airplanes, and how not to - The Ampeer...
08-28-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,918
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Online yesterday. ...a lot of the time, C...

Online yesterday.

...a lot of the time, C stands for crap...
Have you ever wondered how a 100C battery gets away with an XT60 connector that is only rated for 60A? If you use lipo batteries in...
08-16-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

On the other hand, Kv has a huge effect on...

On the other hand, Kv has a huge effect on current a motor (tries to) draws, current is proportional to Kv cubed (and proportional to voltage squared).

E.g. doubling Kv would 2=8fold current,...
08-15-2019, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,945
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

black = blue = minus white = red = plus ...

black = blue = minus
white = red = plus

But why not remove wires completely, or buy new plugs?

Connector tests, plus pictures
translate...www.elektromodellflug.de/hochstrom-st.-bu..html...
08-15-2019, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 523
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Has De Havilland ever designed inelegant planes?

Has De Havilland ever designed inelegant planes?
08-15-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Ir will pay for itself, several times over. ...

Ir will pay for itself, several times over.

Without a watt-meter (http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=117297) you are in the dark.
Until something starts to glow...
08-15-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,307
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Conservative rule of thumb for a motor's...

Conservative rule of thumb for a motor's max.power: 3-4 watt per gram motormass. A safe starting point.

Note that Kv says absolutely nothing about max.power or max. current a motor can handle, or...
08-10-2019, 08:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,918
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

New version of Wayne Giles' battery internal...

New version of Wayne Giles' battery internal resistance tester
The official new ESR/IR Mark II meter thread – NB: READ THE FIRST 10 POSTS - RCG...
08-07-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,649
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Nigel, Abuelo, all good and sound info, but alas,...

Nigel, Abuelo, all good and sound info, but alas, this thread is from 2007, and TS has not been online since mid 2009.

A poor motor contact can even burn out motor and/or controller. Don't play...
Forum: Beginners
07-24-2019, 09:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,124
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Such a link is not an accidental typo Bill. And...

Such a link is not an accidental typo Bill.
And probably copied the message from an earlier thread.
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,124
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Ah, #$*$%!!!, wasted my time on another spammer.

Ah, #$*$%!!!, wasted my time on another spammer.
Forum: Beginners
07-23-2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,124
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

To meet the natives, shops, clubs, events,...

To meet the natives, shops, clubs, events, meetings, shows
www.baronerosso.it (https://wattflyer.com/forums/www.baronerosso.it) → community → forum
&...
Replies: 3
Views: 3,612
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Better replace all Tx and Rx cells, they are too...

Better replace all Tx and Rx cells, they are too old, too long without use/usage/cycling.
A fully charged NiMH cell fresh from charger can give 1.4 -1.5volt. Voltage will drop after a few minutes....
Forum: Power Systems
07-09-2019, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 683
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Depending on your location, they can be purchased...

Depending on your location, they can be purchased from here:
Australia + Worldwide: www.nextfpv.com.au (https://www.nextfpv.com.au/)
Australia + Worldwide: shop.powerdrives.net...
07-09-2019, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,675
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Lovely indeed. Your controllers are near the...

Lovely indeed.

Your controllers are near the motors, where are the batteries positioned?

Keep controller(s) close to battery if possible, and extend motor wires.
Keep the battery wires short,...
07-04-2019, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,161
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

The less than 250g (about 9oz.) Speedmodells -...

The less than 250g (about 9oz.) Speedmodells - RCG (https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3141614-The-less-than-250g-%28about-9oz-%29-Speedmodells)
Forum: Beginners
07-04-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,124
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Trainer and training suggestions: Advice for...

Trainer and training suggestions:
Advice for getting into flying RC airplanes, and how not to - The Ampeer (http://www.theampeer.org/Begin-RC/Begin-RC.htm)

Some well-structured reading for...
07-01-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,094
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Percentages are useless, they only make sense for...

Percentages are useless, they only make sense for exactly the same total throws.
You need mm deflection, or an angle.
07-01-2019, 01:21 AM
Forum: Power Systems
06-27-2019, 02:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Dedicated power for receiver and servos, so a...

Dedicated power for receiver and servos, so a problem in the high-power part does not take out control:
How do you separate a speed controller from a receiver? - RCG...
Forum: Power Systems
06-27-2019, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Shouldn't have been a problem for your...

Shouldn't have been a problem for your controller.

Nevertheless, it is a good practice to have some headroom built in. About derating motors, controllers, batteries, electronics in general:

...
Forum: Power Systems
06-25-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

How long were the wires between battery and ESC? ...

How long were the wires between battery and ESC?
too long wires batteryside may kill ESC over time: precautions, solutions & workarounds - RCG...
Forum: Power Systems
06-25-2019, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,531
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

Proppitch and -diameter are missing from your...

Proppitch and -diameter are missing from your setup. Diameter has a huuuuge effect on current drawn.
How high was the current you measured?

General rules for current and power, they give a...
Forum: 3D Flying
06-18-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By ron_van_sommeren

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