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Oct 03, 2001, 08:42 PM
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Can anyone tell me ?? About this motor

How is this motor rated?? Kyosho Atomic Force 17x2, as a 400, 500 or 600 how is it rated? I would like to put into a plane just don't know which one..I am new to the Electric Field as you can tell so any help you can offer will help.. I also have a Master Airscrew gear box with it..Thanks for your Help, Gene Gold
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Oct 03, 2001, 10:13 PM
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Need Help with this Motor !!

I have a Atomic Force 17x2 Motor. Can anyone tell me how this motor is Rated?? Is it classified as a 300, 400, 500 Etc. I would like to put in a plane just need to know how is rated..Thanks for any help !!
Gene Gold
Oct 04, 2001, 05:13 AM
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It's a 540 motor - a shortened 600.

It's identical to the Endo (Endoplasma), except has one extra winding, so needs a <b>slightly</b> bigger prop/lower gear ratio.

These motors a very effective for some purposes. If you search ezone for the Endo/Endoplasma you will see a <b>lot</b> of stuff about it recently, especially on the sports forum. Most of this applies equally to the Atomic Force.

You say have a gearbox. This is essential for either of these motors. A high ratio (4:1+) is best, but anything 2:1 or more can be used.

The current 'hot' topic is using Endoplasma on 10 cells at about 4.5:1 gear ratio with a 12x8 prop. The Atomic Force works very well in a similar setup.

Oct 04, 2001, 05:20 AM
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I've just answered the copy of this in the sports planes forum...
Oct 04, 2001, 10:27 AM
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Thanks Stuart

Thanks for your help!! I will check out the post for an airplane to put it in.. Do you have any ideas on the subject?? Again Thanks Gene
Oct 04, 2001, 03:32 PM
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Gary Wright's E3D is probably the best if you don't mind joining the end of what sounds like a very long queue for the kits. A load of people are using Modeltech Magic's (there's loads of stuff in the Sports forum about this). I'm using a Limbo Dancer which is almost identical to the Magic. Atomic Force, 10 cells, 5:1 gearbox, 14x7 APC prop. Incredible results from a cheap motor and an unmodifed IC ARTF plane.


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