|Sep 09, 2012, 07:57 PM|
Had an old ESC burn up on me
Built a Tuffwing quick with an old 25amp ESC i bought back in 2006. the motor was a EMAX CF2822 & 5x7 prop . Was flying around for about 4 minutes when she rolled inverted and burned in from 100ft , I lost all control .. when i picked up the wing I could smell the esc. I did cut off the bullet connectors and soldered the wires straight to the motor. Did I do something wrong? I didn't notice anything funky when i ran it on the bench.
|Sep 10, 2012, 12:43 PM|
It is hard to say what it could be...
Looks liken there is no ventilation for the ESC... What temps was the ESC running at? I would be concerned about temps. Did you loose servo power also?
You can use the online repair form to send in the ESC...
|Sep 10, 2012, 02:57 PM|
Not worth it to me to send it in for repair , nothing I'm flying these days would use a 25amp esc. Probably pick up one of the newer 40amps y'all are putting out.
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