Originally Posted by HoosierGuy
I'm still wondering why my ESC burned up. I figured my 40amp ESC would handle the motor and prop. I did have extra long wires connected to my ESC because I was originally going to use this ESC on my Raptor for future FPV use.
Could be overtheating due to both regulator and the integrated BEC ... could be some defect on the ESC..
The CloudsFly stoc ESCs were notoriously prone to fail and most of them were due to lack of quality control and soldering issues and/or the BEC rather than overheating due to the amp load