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Forum: Batteries & Chargers 08-25-2015, 06:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 228
Posted By kyleservicetech
[QUOTE=sticks;979799]so your discharge cycle is...

[QUOTE=sticks;979799]so your discharge cycle is 3.6 to 3.0 V per cell?

How close to the cells get to rated capacity?
[Quote]

As previously posted, the A123 "A" cells come in at around 2100...
Forum: Foamies 06-17-2015, 02:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 989
Posted By kyleservicetech
Not Free, But

Here is what I use. Quite powerful, can do just about anything needed.

http://www.cyberlink.com/downloads/trials/powerdirector-ultra/download_en_US.html

At $79.00 for a download.
Forum: UAV / FPV 05-16-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 839
Posted By kyleservicetech
Before retiring, I've traveled to Wyoming. There...

Before retiring, I've traveled to Wyoming. There areas in Wyoming where there is NOTHING!
Like 40 miles East of Casper.
Location, location, location.
Forum: Beginners 04-30-2015, 01:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yes, that is the elevator trim adjustment. ...

Yes, that is the elevator trim adjustment. However, it is used to fine trim out your model after it's in the air.

The process would be to set the elevator trim to center position, then go to the...
Forum: Beginners 04-28-2015, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 863
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yikes, sure sounds like a tail heavy model.

Yikes, sure sounds like a tail heavy model.
Forum: Power Systems 04-27-2015, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By kyleservicetech
The value of the capacitors are not critical. I...

The value of the capacitors are not critical. I used 0.1 uF 50 Volt DC disk ceramic capacitors on my old Astroflight brush type motors.

Note that they should be disc ceramic. Don't use other...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-26-2015, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 784
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT...

Yup. Spektrum does have a backward issue. BUT its with one of their very first receivers. Not certain it might be a DSM backyard type. Spekie does list incompatibility with that receiver in their...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 04-25-2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 784
Posted By kyleservicetech
Something Else?

Makes me wonder about the possibility of something else being involved. Take a look at my posting in RCGroups.

Take a look:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2363310

And, what...
Forum: SEFF 2015 04-25-2015, 02:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By kyleservicetech
For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE...

For the wattflyer readers that would like a FREE photo resizer program, and a whole lot more stuff, this one is pretty good. It allows cropping, drawing, adjusting colors, brightness and so on.

...
Forum: Humor 04-09-2015, 01:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 371
Posted By kyleservicetech
Young Kids

A group of 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders, accompanied by two female
teachers, went on a field trip to the local racetrack, (Churchill Downs)
to learn about thoroughbred horses and the supporting...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 03-21-2015, 05:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 463
Posted By kyleservicetech
I've got one

Yeah, I've got one of those chargers.

Now days, that charger might not be safe to use for charging Lipo battery packs because it doesn't have balancing capabilities.

With LiPo battery packs...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-20-2015, 03:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 422
Posted By kyleservicetech
Before you put Velcro on balsa sheeting put a...

Before you put Velcro on balsa sheeting put a thin layer is yellow glue on the balsa.

Let the glue dry overnight then stick on the Velcro. Now that Velcro will hold much better.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 03-18-2015, 05:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By kyleservicetech
You might be OK. There is only a 10% variation...

You might be OK. There is only a 10% variation in cell capacity between the 5000 and 5500 Mah packs. You might have a greater variation between two 5500 Mah packs that are different ages.

Just...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-16-2015, 02:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 997
Posted By kyleservicetech
DX6 Transmitter

Your DX6 transmitter will handle just about any model you'd want to buy in the future.

As to the size of the model being flown, I've got a DX9 transmitter flying my Bipe. That tiny 15 inch...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-15-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 997
Posted By kyleservicetech
Two cell LiPo

Lets see. You have a two cell LiPo battery, a Turnigy Linear voltage regulator, and a pretty small airplane.

Your ESC's BEC should power the receiver/servos in your model just fine. :D Note...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 03-13-2015, 05:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 997
Posted By kyleservicetech
Spektrum DX6 System

Check out the Spektrum DX6 system (Not the DX6i). This goes for $209, including one receiver. A number of club members have this unit, it works very well. The club I belong to is 95% Spektrum...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-17-2015, 03:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By kyleservicetech
Typing error? That would be MV (millivolts)...

Typing error? That would be MV (millivolts) rather than ma.:D
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-17-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By kyleservicetech
Cool What meter needed

What you would need with a 500 Amp shunt is a digital volt meter with a 200 MilliVolt range. That would allow the voltmeter's 0.1 Millivolt resolution to read to one Amp resolution.

Even this HF...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 02-16-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,504
Posted By kyleservicetech
Checked my Sears Clamp on meter

I've checked my Sears unit on DC current levels. It's within its specified plus/minus 3% accuracy. If more accuracy is required, precision shunts are required for currents above 100 Amps or so.
...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 02-03-2015, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 286
Posted By kyleservicetech
To elaborate from JetPlaneFlyer, In series...

To elaborate from JetPlaneFlyer,

In series you get a 6S1P (22.2 V) 3200 Mah 30C battery capable of 3.2 Amp Hours times 30C or 96 Amps. maximum capability.

In parallel, you get a 3S2P (11.1V)...
Forum: Beginners 01-21-2015, 08:58 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By kyleservicetech
I had a Revolver model several years ago. This...

I had a Revolver model several years ago. This is the model I got my 100 MPH award with. Very fine model, handles well.

What put this model in, was when one of the ailerons pulled completely...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By kyleservicetech
FYI, I've checked several club members 30 cc DLE...

FYI, I've checked several club members 30 cc DLE gasser RPM's with appropriate propellers. They work out around 2500 Watts.

APC Propellers has their site up and running again, where they show...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-19-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 728
Posted By kyleservicetech
Giant Electric Models

We'd need more info to provide accurate information on your conversion. IMHO, any gasoline/glow powered model can be converted to electric power. Electric power has become that good now days.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-18-2015, 05:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By kyleservicetech
You can directly parallel connect dual LiFe or...

You can directly parallel connect dual LiFe or dual A123 receiver batteries. I've never ever seen one of these batteries short out. About the only way to damage them is to leave the receiver switch...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-11-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 451
Posted By kyleservicetech
Good point. You ARE using a Spektrum...

Good point.

You ARE using a Spektrum receiver (or Spekie compatible) with your Spektrum DX6i ????

If not, it will positively NOT work.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By kyleservicetech
Here is what I use for heavy duty soldering. ...

Here is what I use for heavy duty soldering. This soldering iron is temperature regulated, and has a variety of different sized tips available.

SOLDERING IRON 100 W...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By kyleservicetech
Naw,I'd junk that old battery. If it reads 2.4...

Naw,I'd junk that old battery. If it reads 2.4 volts DC, the odds are it has a dead cell or two. Or, even if all cells read a half volt or so, the battery is still way past its useful lifespan.
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-04-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By kyleservicetech
I'm using #12 wire for all the hookups on my...

I'm using #12 wire for all the hookups on my models. That includes the Giant Scale models that pull 80 Amps at full throttle. Seems a bit high for #12 wire, but this wire has silicon insulation,...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-03-2015, 07:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 885
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah, most of my club members that fly gas/glow...

Yeah, most of my club members that fly gas/glow and 2.4 Ghz radios have gone to either LiFe or A123 batteries for receiver power. And, NONE of them that have gone to the LiFe/A123 batteries have...
Forum: Electric Ducted Fan Jets 12-28-2014, 11:33 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,520
Posted By kyleservicetech
Nope, no differerence what so ever. :cool:

Nope, no differerence what so ever. :cool:
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