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Old Dec 24, 2011, 02:07 AM
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Originally Posted by restlessswind View Post
I used to have that motor. It worked very well, up to 400 watts. Anything over that is extremely inefficient, wasted electricity (pure heat--cooled off by cold air passing over it). I believe peak efficiency is at 300 watts. Have fun, maybe some video to show your "stuff"?
Hey restlesswind, here's the video you asked for: Flyjet X83 w/ 2836-2350 @ 1500+ watts
Efficient or not, really doesn't matter to me. I LOVE this thing and still can't believe how nice it runs at this power level. I ran it the other day (few days after that video was shot), it was about 5-10C outside, and motor was still coming down relatively cool. Just slightly warm. And even managed to pull off a 140mph pass. This was with almost no wind (maybe 5-10kph wind gusts on occasion).

Originally Posted by moparmyway View Post
... or when there are reported power levels that arent backed up with reliable flights, and possibly data, or video from those flights.
Look at the above video for backup (I'm sure you were referring to my setup, right?).
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