Old 01-09-2017, 03:23 AM
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Originally Posted by tkametz View Post
I'm having trouble with the concept that the ESC always supplies the full voltage to the motor. If this is true, why the kv rating? Also, how would the ESC know what the kv rating is for any motor you hook it up to? It seems like some kind of variable voltage must be used along with the various pulse times and widths.
As turner said, the motor sees full voltage but, depending on the throttle setting it will not see it all the time. It is pulsed.

This has nothing to do with the kV rating of the motor. That is a rating based on continuous voltage. The two concepts are not related.
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