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Sep 07, 2004, 12:45 PM
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Phoenix 10 esc question


Do you unhook motor before you begin to program the Phoenix 10 esc? I didn't see anything about that in the instructions. RCNutt
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Sep 07, 2004, 12:53 PM
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You don't need to have the motor connected to do the programming - no aircraft either - just the battery, Rx and ESC on your workbench or on a table beside your easy chair! In fact you don't want the motor connected since you could get chopped up by the prop if you have the system sitting in your lap!

Cheers, Phil
Sep 07, 2004, 07:32 PM
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It does not even need the battery if using PHX-Link. The USB cable supplies the necessary power for the device while being programmed.
Sep 08, 2004, 12:53 PM
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I did program it last night the way I think I want it. What was odd is there was no beeping sound ????? The light flashes seemed to be right though. Has anyone else out there had that problem? RCNutt
Sep 08, 2004, 02:18 PM
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It will only beep if motor is attached. It uses motor windings as a loudspeker/buzzer.

Zoran
Sep 09, 2004, 10:43 AM
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It will only beep if motor is attached. It uses motor windings as a loudspeker/buzzer.

Zoran
AARRGGGGhh!
and all this time I thought it was me bad ears!!!

buccan ears??
jimbo
Sep 09, 2004, 12:56 PM
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hooking up motor before programming Pheonix 10


To Dr Kiwi, The instructions say you will here beeps. And I gather you must have your motor hooked up to hear beeps. So I assume that the motor will not turn if you are in the programming mode when you go to full throttle to answer "yes". Is this correct? Or is there some danger here? Anyone? RCNutt
Sep 09, 2004, 01:03 PM
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Originally Posted by rcnutt
To Dr Kiwi, The instructions say you will here beeps. And I gather you must have your motor hooked up to hear beeps. So I assume that the motor will not turn if you are in the programming mode when you go to full throttle to answer "yes". Is this correct? Or is there some danger here? Anyone? RCNutt
The motor will not run in programming mode. I always program with the motor connected and get the beeps and just don't attach a prop for safety.

Mike
Sep 09, 2004, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by iva
It will only beep if motor is attached. It uses motor windings as a loudspeker/buzzer.

Zoran
EH?????????????????? That's new!


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