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Old Feb 04, 2010, 05:01 AM
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Yes it is. Let me guess your's came with all three wires...?
Just kidding. I don't know the maker, but on the esc it had two labels, one said 40A another said 45A. What's that all about?
What did yours look like?
I've attached a picture of the ESC that came with my Squall (3S?) from eflypower. The quality of the PCB and silicone wires seems good. I'm not going to remove the heatsink, but I can see 12 fets and 2 regulators. The mcu is a Silabs C8051F334.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 05:04 AM
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my squall







Retracts?!??!? Nice!!

Get video!
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 05:11 AM
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http://www.aeromodelistis.com/smfgr/...ch=46489;image

inthis pic you can see a phase 3 fantom with wheels and i thought that i was the only crazy
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 01:16 PM
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Nice work Sniper! Do get video and do give a flight report!!
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 01:31 PM
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Excellent job with the retracts!!
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 04:30 PM
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What retracts are they.
I wanted the very nice all metal retracts from Aircraft-World. but the inward retracting ones seem to be permanently out of stock.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 04:34 PM
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I'd say that they are these, the legs look to be different but the mech's are the same;

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9300
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 08:19 PM
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The link for the retracts is given on the previous page.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 09:09 PM
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got my HET 6904 and a Phoenix 125 ESC en route. Getting closer

Are Hitec HS65's good enough for this bird?
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 09:33 PM
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got my HET 6904 and a Phoenix 125 ESC en route. Getting closer

Are Hitec HS65's good enough for this bird?
I have them in mine, and on the first one I had, I was using HS-55's! with my Hoffman storm.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 09:38 PM
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I've attached a picture of the ESC that came with my Squall (3S?) from eflypower. The quality of the PCB and silicone wires seems good. I'm not going to remove the heatsink, but I can see 12 fets and 2 regulators. The mcu is a Silabs C8051F334.
Hey buddy, You are way over my head with that talk. First, what is a fet? and are the regulators the two round things? I thought those were resistors.
And what is a mcu?
I would imagine that there are different suppliers for these components dealing with different parts of the globe.
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Old Feb 04, 2010, 10:19 PM
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LOL, like he says, he just stays near st louis!
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 04:36 AM
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Hey buddy, You are way over my head with that talk. First, what is a fet? and are the regulators the two round things? I thought those were resistors.
And what is a mcu?
I would imagine that there are different suppliers for these components dealing with different parts of the globe.
Sorry about that. I just mentioned the components in case someone can identify the ESC.
(FET = field effect transistor = switches the current to the motor. Regulators are components on the circuit board that take a higher voltage and give you a constant voltage, like 5V for the receiver and servos. MCU = microcontroller unit = brain of the ESC.)
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 04:37 AM
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The link for the retracts is given on the previous page.
no its drs 30 second gen all metal
the previus page shows the one i want to buy too
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Old Feb 05, 2010, 06:33 AM
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Mega: Ok, thank you for the explanation, I never knew those things exsisted.
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