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Old Oct 14, 2012, 09:06 PM
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Originally Posted by Boston Bob View Post
Tried my beast 3D on 3S with a 5030 prop and the v1 motor on rc babbels packs, added a heat sink to the fets. Could fly wide open but about 2 minutes in the motor quit and lost total control. Nose dive destroyed the airframe, but after the crash I had control and throttle again. Is this a thermal shutdown of the brick ? Anyone know where to get the airframe or full plane cheap? I would consider used if not crashed.
That was the voltage regulator shutting down. Some have put a little heat sink on that too. But the VR shutdown is extremely unusual. You loose everything... servos included.
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