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Forum: Beginners
01-26-2020, 03:11 PM
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Posted By dasintex

Use of Switch

New to E Flite; On Glow and Gas Planes a switch is always used to turn off the power to the Receiver and/or Ignition Source; I have had smaller E Powered planes and never bothered with a switch,...
01-23-2020, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

A quick question; in Glow or Gas Twins we usually...

A quick question; in Glow or Gas Twins we usually put each Engine on separate channels to help with Radio idle adjustment, top end, servo end points, etc. the alternative is making these adjustments...
01-23-2020, 10:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

quorneng; Appreciate the reply, this E...

quorneng;

Appreciate the reply, this E Flight stuff is coming together, I still use a Y-Connector Lead joining both ESCs, cut the Red Pin on one of the ESCs (if SBEC) going into the Y, single lead...
01-23-2020, 01:29 AM
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Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

Hey Ron; I have over 30 yrs RC experience,...

Hey Ron;

I have over 30 yrs RC experience, mostly Glow and Big Gasser Planes including Twins; a few Small Electric single Motor RTF Planes that didn't need a lot of guesswork; Being Canadian and...
Forum: Power Systems
01-22-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By dasintex

Appreciate the reply, I just assumed the ESC had...

Appreciate the reply, I just assumed the ESC had to be next to the Motors, in my case the Battery has no choice but to be in the fuselage which means using about 12" extensions to the ESCs, extending...
01-22-2020, 01:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By dasintex

Watt Meter Use in Twin Motors

Maybe I could ask you a rookie question; I'm putting together a Twin Otter using a single large battery in fuselage and ESC's on each motor; do I put the Watt Meter between the Battery and the...
Forum: Power Systems
01-22-2020, 01:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,311
Posted By dasintex

CAP PACK/Capacitor pack

Twin Motor Plane 'Twin Otter', going to run 12" extensions from 4S 4500 MaH Lipo Battery in Fuselage to 60 AMP ESC's in Motor Pods/Mounts, going use Castle Creation CAP PACK next to ESC's
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01-22-2020, 01:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By dasintex

So no issues in using a higher Amp Meter when...

So no issues in using a higher Amp Meter when measuring lower 60 amp stuff?

Appreciate the feedback; right now looking at a plane that uses 60amp ESC, but want the capability to expand if I go...
01-22-2020, 12:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By dasintex

New to Electric Flight: Watt Meter

Thoroughly getting a wealth of info reading the different threads; seeing the great value in the use of a Watt Meter/Power Analyzer. Now I am overwhelmed with the choices of Watt Meter and range of...
01-21-2020, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

Wire Length from battery to ESC

I'm thinking the wires from the battery to the ESCs would not be any longer than 12"
01-20-2020, 11:55 PM
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Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

Have not got the Motors yet, 840 to 1000 KV was...

Have not got the Motors yet, 840 to 1000 KV was the range I was thinking, same for both side; I was thinking since the battery(s) have to go in the fuselage, one large battery with a Y feeding 2...
01-20-2020, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,579
Posted By dasintex

New to Electric Flight

New to Electric Flight, been reading through a lot of the threads.

Here is what I have or proposing: 7lb, 74" Wingspan Twin Otter, powered by 2 Power 25 840 to 1000 Kv motors; one battery to...
01-19-2020, 04:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By dasintex

New to Electric Flight

Quick Question; the higher KV Motor the larger the Props that can be used?
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