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Nov 07, 2017, 08:16 AM
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Connector arcing


Guys

After having just recently completed the assembly of my 3m Hybrid/Lucas/6S Lipo PPG, I have a serious question for you experienced types.

Do you guys have any concerns regarding the arcing that occurs when plugging/unplugging the 22.5volt motor battery!?!?

I am using EC3 connectors, is this a common situation with these connectors?

Kenda
Last edited by kenda1; Nov 07, 2017 at 08:21 AM.
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Nov 07, 2017, 12:31 PM
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Hi Blake,
No problem on my end using 4mm bullet plugs. (not a big Arc)

The arc is only on the end and will happen with anything over 5s. You should see the arc on a 12s setup.!!

It's all part of Lipo life

the only way to stop the arc is a Spark Arrestor or eliminator.
Nov 08, 2017, 12:57 AM
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These are great too... I use them on 8s and 10s setups.
http://www.espritmodel.com/jeti-afc-...s-4mm-75a.aspx
Nov 08, 2017, 06:23 AM
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Nice. Simple and easy to use.
Nov 08, 2017, 08:30 AM
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Thanks guys, very much appreciated!


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