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Old Feb 09, 2012, 09:19 PM
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Old Castle Pixie 14 ESC

i have this setup on my old Zagi. works great with the 7-Cell Sub-C nicad's. can this ESC handle a 3S lipo pack? i've got several just not sure about the voltage. i don't think a 2S would suffice.

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Old Feb 09, 2012, 09:22 PM
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I've seen them used on 10 cell Zagis so 3s should be ok, go for it.

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Old Feb 10, 2012, 10:00 AM
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 12:09 PM
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IF worried remove the shrink wrap and ensure the thing has airflow over its heat sink
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 01:58 PM
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If you're using the standard 400 motor, 3S will burn everything up. Try the 2S pack if you have it.
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 02:37 PM
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will 3S work if i reduce max power to say 80% or something like that? just trying to use what i already have.
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 04:09 PM
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I hope you get it all sorted out but if you do want to try another ESC give Hobbyking a look as they have all the ESC's you could want and at a good price too.
If you look over to the left of the page on the link i've posted you will see all the different ESC's and i'm more than sure you will find the one you would want,good luck.

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...ntrollers.html
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 04:34 PM
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will 3S work if i reduce max power to say 80% or something like that? just trying to use what i already have.
The motor will survive if you pull the throttle back, the ESC probably won't.

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