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Apr 27, 2003, 03:58 PM
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Hacker Master ESC beep beep beep.....

replaced my Hacker Master 70 Opto with a new one due to crash damage.

the new one is a little different than the old one.

on power up with throttle on low I get

one beep - brake on

5 beeps - what do these mean ???????

than silence

it's not the 'timing mode' nor the 'frequency mode' as it's just 5 single beeps not those long sequences.

everything works ok but the old ESC didn't do this.

anybody know what the beeps mean ????????

thanks, Philip
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Apr 27, 2003, 08:46 PM
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I presume you've checked the instructions and not found anything about it?

The Jeti Advance controllers tell you which timing mode they're in if you let them sit there, armed, for a time, by using a beeping signal. Perhaps this feature has been added to the Masters.
Apr 28, 2003, 05:07 AM
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My new 30 A Master does the same.

The 77 A in my Ariane does not.

Apr 29, 2003, 07:31 PM
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just found out from my 'inside source' that it's a software upgrade.

the '5 beeps' confirm Timing Mode 1

I'll try changing the Timing Mode and hear if the 'beeps' are different

May 01, 2003, 12:10 AM
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changed to Timing mode 2 and now I get 5 rounds of 2-beeps to confirm on power up

changed frequency mode but that doesn't change the beeps

May 01, 2003, 03:53 AM
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The beeps after the initial single beep indicate the timing mode as pocket rocket noted. With a Hacker motor you want 5 beeps for the correct mode. The frequency mode has no effect on the startup beeps as you noted.