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Old 07-20-2008, 03:37 AM
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Trying to find a good watt meter for someone who is not too much of a tech person. Just want to know what kind of draw I am putting on a battery with a given motor and prop combination.

I know that there are some that do everything but I am not sure if I want to spend a pile of money on this yet.

Just don't want to have to guess at stuff anymore.

Thanks again for your help.

Michael
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Old 07-20-2008, 03:43 AM
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Watts Up Meter

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXLMV1&P=FR

They come in black/blue/green if you have a preference.
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Old 07-20-2008, 03:51 AM
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Another vote for the Watts Up Meter. I use mine all the time.
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Old 07-20-2008, 04:29 AM
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Astro Flight Super Watt Meter.

Available here...
http://www.vampowerpro.com/store/pid_104.htm

less expensive, same features, simple to use. Put it between the battery and speed control. Turn motor on as normal and look at display. Couldn't be easier.
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Old 07-20-2008, 04:56 AM
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Make that three votes for the Watts Up meter.

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Old 07-20-2008, 05:50 AM
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Hobby City has a good inexpensive one from Turnigy. http://tinyurl.com/6anu4j
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Old 07-20-2008, 07:28 AM
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A couple days ago, I saw a buddy with a Watts Up meter. It was super easy and really effective.
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Old 07-20-2008, 04:25 PM
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Astro Super Whattmeter is what I use. Simple. Accurate, bulletproof.

The Watt's Up is also a good unit.
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