Archived RC electric power questions
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Understanding outrunner brushless motor
I don't understand the different size motors. They usually have 36-48 and kv900. What do these numbers mean and is higher or lower more powerful?
Hi, I am new to RC airplanes and bought an ARF plane, everything went well until I got to the part of hooking up the wires for the ESC, the brand is a …
BEC and ESC
What is a BEC or a UBEC? I have seen it written both ways but don't know what it is. Thanks, Dave
RC Airboat questions
Hello! My question is about the battery pack wires. Check the picture. The 11.1V battery pack has got 2 different sockets. One with red and black wires …
Li-Po charge and discharge
What is the difference between a 20C and 30C 2500mAh battery pack? How would I know which type of battery suits my particular type of motor? And does the …
RC Electric Motor sizes
Is there a chart that describes what the rc motor numbers mean? Does one number versus another define the speed, rpm and battery size? Does the motor number …
Electric Motor Mounting Angle
What happens if the mounting angle of the motor is wrong, non-existent or backwards? Does anyone have any information on how the physics of this works? …
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