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Old Sep 06, 2001, 07:33 PM
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Reversing brushless motor?

Has anyone ever reversed an Astroflight B/L 020? I want to add a gearbox to this motor.I know that to reverse rotation on a sensorless motor requires that you simply swap any two wires to the motor.Not sure if the sensor wires have to be reversed? Also,does the motors timing need to be adjusted?

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Old Sep 06, 2001, 08:18 PM
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As far as I know it has to have its endbell rotated and retiming is neccesary. Hallsensors stays untouched.

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Old Sep 07, 2001, 11:38 PM
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thanks haldor.I'm going to send the motor to Astro Bob for reversal. Price is very reasonable, but I have heard rumors of long turnaround time. (busy guy I'd bet)
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Old Sep 07, 2001, 11:59 PM
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megawatt:sent a 050bl for updating, had a 10 day turnaround......gregg
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Old Sep 08, 2001, 11:33 AM
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10 days sure sounds reasonable to me, especially when you know its been done right!!!
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