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Forum: Warbird Electrics Today, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup My "G" meter showed that if you can see...

Yup

My "G" meter showed that if you can see vibration or movement on any servo location, that's likely more than 10 G's vibration level.

I go back (way the hell back :censor:) to the days when...
Forum: Power Systems Today, 06:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 448
Posted By kyleservicetech
I did have some feed back from one ESC to another...

I did have some feed back from one ESC to another ESC when using Hyperion ESC's with switching BEC's on my TwinStar. A simple Shottky diode inserted into the red lead of each ESC solved the problem....
Forum: Warbird Electrics Today, 04:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah IHMO my giant scale 3000 watt models...

Yeah

IHMO my giant scale 3000 watt models are pushing it a Bit. Not the least of it is the requirements for a high power 12 VDC 60 Amp power lead acid type of battery for those that don't have AC...
Forum: Warbird Electrics Today, 03:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
We've had three or four of those 50 cc sized...

We've had three or four of those 50 cc sized gassers go in at our club in the past two years. Suspicion is vibration got to something important. I personally measured vibration levels of over 25...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 03:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 32
Posted By kyleservicetech
Ah ha My feeble mind wasn't so wrong after all....

Ah ha
My feeble mind wasn't so wrong after all. :D :D

Thanks for your response.
Forum: UAV / FPV Today, 03:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 83
Posted By kyleservicetech
That model crash in Hungary happened in 2006 with...

That model crash in Hungary happened in 2006 with a 35 Mhz radio system. They did a 35 Mhz frequency scanner followup after the accident. There is some indication that the pilot got shot down by a...
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros Today, 02:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 32
Posted By kyleservicetech
Kyleservicetechs new Spektrum DX9 Black Edition radio

I just picked up a new Spekie DX9. After 7 attempts to manually register with the serial number, finally gave up and downloaded the S/N to the included 128 Mb SD card, worked OK.

Next, step was...
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 10:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
At $110 for a set of 3 4S packs Out of...

At $110 for a set of 3 4S packs

Out of curiosity, what brand of LiPo's
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 06:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yikes :oops: I should have looked at the...

Yikes :oops:

I should have looked at the specs in Tower Hobbies. Tower indicates weight up to 23 pounds not 17 pounds. That would require around 4000 Watts or more, which puts it out of range of...
Forum: Warbird Electrics Yesterday, 06:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 117
Posted By kyleservicetech
Ah Yes, giant scale electrics. FYI, it won't...

Ah Yes, giant scale electrics.

FYI, it won't be cheap, but it isn't hard to match the power output of a 30 cc gasoline engine. Just be sure to buy quality equipment. IMHO, it's not a good idea...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-18-2014, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By kyleservicetech
Naw disagree. So far 300 people have read this...

Naw disagree. So far 300 people have read this thread. If the info contained in this thread saves one modeler from a crash, then all is good! :D :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-18-2014, 05:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By kyleservicetech
Oops :oops: Thought you had a Spektrum...

Oops :oops:

Thought you had a Spektrum transmitter :oops: :oops:
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2014, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By kyleservicetech
These electric motors, similar to all sorts of...

These electric motors, similar to all sorts of power generating machinery have an input power value, and an output power value. (That can be in watts, horsepower, calories, whole bunch of different...
Forum: Power Systems 12-18-2014, 04:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By kyleservicetech
At 45 Amps and 800 watts per motor, I'm guessing...

At 45 Amps and 800 watts per motor, I'm guessing you're running a 4S LiPo pack for each motor? If so, the Power 32 motor should turn a 10 inch diameter, 7 inch pitch prop at around 9500 RPM. These...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 07:20 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah Normally, 116 watts per pound of airplane...

Yeah
Normally, 116 watts per pound of airplane will fly the model kind of "OK". It won't be "overpowered", but should get off the ground in a reasonable time. Doing a loop, or acrobatics might be...
Forum: Power Systems 12-17-2014, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup If you can hold your fingertips on the...

Yup
If you can hold your fingertips on the motor for 15 seconds immediately after landing without branding your fingertips, the motor is just fine. :D :D
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By kyleservicetech
2:13 AM?? Yeah, I was thinking about the old...

2:13 AM??

Yeah, I was thinking about the old days with my 72 Mhz Futaba receivers and a brush type ESC placed within an inch of the receiver. Had a LOT of interference. The interference was so...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By kyleservicetech
If you would consider a new receiver, take a look...

If you would consider a new receiver, take a look at the Spektrum AR610x unit. This receiver is designed for applications like yours.

It has two antenna's, one 2 1/2 inches long with the last...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah I've measured a peak current of 14 Amps on...

Yeah
I've measured a peak current of 14 Amps on my giant scale Big Stick with its 7 Hitec 645MG servos, just by spinning the transmitter joy sticks round and round. That 14 Amps was measured with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 08:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
Posted By kyleservicetech
Note, recheck your link. It doesn't work on my...

Note, recheck your link. It doesn't work on my computer. :eek:

Try this one:
http://www.hobbyexpress.com/axi_gold_4120_18_outrunner_motor_3039_prd1.htm
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 07:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah that pretty much matches the survey in...

Yeah that pretty much matches the survey in wattflyer awhile back. The Spektrum brand outsells all of the rest of the radios combined.

http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=71276
...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By kyleservicetech
Good point Nigel, the receiver's antenna's can be...

Good point Nigel, the receiver's antenna's can be shielded from your transmitter by being behind the ESC in certain positions of the model while it's flying.

Receivers with dual master/slave...
Forum: Power Systems 12-16-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 426
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah, explanation is not simple. These motors...

Yeah, explanation is not simple. These motors are actually running on three phase AC voltage as supplied from the brushless ESC. In throttling back from full throttle, the three phase signal is...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 03:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 324
Posted By kyleservicetech
You are right. No issues what so ever. Not true...

You are right. No issues what so ever. Not true with a few 72 MHz receivers.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By kyleservicetech
Not around here:D That old transmitter...

Not around here:D

That old transmitter worked OK for what it was intended for.

Just about every Spektrum transmitter made since works with all Spektrum receivers. Except that old parkflyer...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-16-2014, 02:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 378
Posted By kyleservicetech
FYI the servo connectors on your old servos won't...

FYI the servo connectors on your old servos won't fit into the Spektrum receiver. You will need to pick up some Futaba to Hitec servo extensions to make everything fit.
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-15-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 744
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yup, when ever a generalized statement is made,...

Yup, when ever a generalized statement is made, there will always be an exception. :D :D

As for parallel connecting linear regulators, I've done it my self several times. Typical was built with...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-15-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 364
Posted By kyleservicetech
Hate to say it, but perhaps now you know why that...

Hate to say it, but perhaps now you know why that transmitter was free. :D :D :D
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-15-2014, 07:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 744
Posted By kyleservicetech
All depends on the type of flying. Three servos...

All depends on the type of flying. Three servos in a two meter sailplane or Piper Cub type of model would be very different than four servos and a 4S LiPo battery pack in a 500 Watt 48 inch foamie...
Forum: Batteries & Chargers 12-15-2014, 02:21 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 744
Posted By kyleservicetech
Yeah This issue has been covered several times...

Yeah
This issue has been covered several times in wattflyer.com. IMHO, any ESC using a LINEAR voltage regulator and using more than two servos, AND more than two LiPo cells in the motor battery...
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