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Jun 29, 2012, 05:49 PM
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Smoked something on my Mini CP


I made an expensive mistake and soldered up my micro Deans connectors with reverse polarity, and when I plugged it into the Mini CP, something smoked. Has anyone ever done this and what was the replacement parts you needed?
Thanks.
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Jun 29, 2012, 05:51 PM
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Post some pics. Probably some diodes and for sure the tantalum capacitor.
Jun 29, 2012, 06:03 PM
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Is that like the "un-obtanium flux Motivator"? LOL
nothing obvious yet.. will have to tear it down a bit
Jun 29, 2012, 06:24 PM
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The yellow rectangle under the motor's temp plug. It's probably black now.
Jul 01, 2012, 06:54 PM
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Ok, so I did some de-bugging.
All three servos have a burnt up chip inside them, so they are shot.
The receiver still binds a can control a New servo, but there is some chip on the receiver board that controls the main motor that is fried and the main motor doesn't turn. So yeah... I will prolly just buy a new ( or used) mini cp.
Big dumb mistake on my part
Jul 01, 2012, 09:28 PM
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U had fried the main board same as I plug in wrong battery polarity, got urself a BNF and used the fried CP as spare parts like I did.


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