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Old Nov 13, 2012, 12:37 AM
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Odd Motocalc C rating opinions

Hi
Im trying to understand why if i enter a lipo set at say 20C, motocalc will be happy temperature etc wise. If i change the cells to a higher C rating eg. 25C, motocalc returns temperature alerts. I would expect the opposite.
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Old Nov 13, 2012, 08:53 AM
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No biggie but this is really a power systems question and would best be served here,IMO.

http://www.rcgroups.com/power-systems-13/

Simple answer is that a higher C LiPoly should in theory atleast maintaing higher volts wunder load and this will result in the motor turning more RPMs and thus producing more power (watts) and thus more heating.

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