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Old Dec 08, 2004, 10:14 PM
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problem using esc with hitec 5x


I am trying to use a phoenix 35 brushless esc with my hitec 5x and 555 reciever. I cannot get the esc to arm, yet it works ok with a standard futaba radio and receiver.
I tried adjusting the end points to +-100 and +-125 , reversing the servo direction, and 0 trim, but I cannot get the esc to arm.
Any suggestions?
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Old Dec 09, 2004, 12:26 PM
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Hi ECOFLIGHT,

Try setting both endpoints to 125% and have the trim at zero. Then make sure the stick is in the down postion when you turn the ESC on. It should arm now.

Tony Ohm
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Old Dec 09, 2004, 05:38 PM
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I tried that, but it still won't arm. Bad esc?
Old Dec 09, 2004, 05:59 PM
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What mode are you in? Is it ACRO or GLIDEACRO?
Old Dec 09, 2004, 06:05 PM
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What mode are you in? Is it ACRO or GLIDEACRO?
Old Dec 10, 2004, 02:11 PM
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Quote:
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What mode are you in? Is it ACRO or GLIDEACRO?
ACRO MODE!
Old Dec 10, 2004, 04:39 PM
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Sorry about the double post.

Have you tried to operate channel 3 with a servo? Does the servo seem to have full range? I'm hesitant to say the ESC is bad since it does work with your Futaba.
Old Dec 12, 2004, 03:16 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TOhm
Sorry about the double post.

Have you tried to operate channel 3 with a servo? Does the servo seem to have full range? I'm hesitant to say the ESC is bad since it does work with your Futaba.

I tried channel 3 with servo and I got nothing.
Must be a bad reciever!
Old Dec 12, 2004, 06:29 PM
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Change TX to different model, if its programmed for model 1, go to model 2 or 3 and see if problem still there... Just a thought.
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Old Dec 13, 2004, 07:16 PM
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If your radio is set to mode 1 that could also be causing your problem. Double check to make sure the radio is set to the proper mode. This can be found on page 11 part B of your manual.


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