Originally Posted by boredom.is.me
No duh... What do you expect for something that cost a few bucks. Cheap and quality can never be found in the same sentence, unless it's a sentence like this.
There are a lot of items - like the $6 brushless motors, for example - that are cheap because they are cheap.
These are cheap just because someone made a goofy design to save $0.75.
Let's hope that Castle or Hobbico or the like decide to sell us a 1s ESC. The micro heli crowd seem wlling enough to spend $20 on a voltage-to-PWM adapter made from a $0.50 IC and a few pennies of passive components..