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Forum: Power Systems 04-20-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By rwhitlow
Now getting 49A. The 30A was the reason I...

Now getting 49A. The 30A was the reason I started troubleshooting..
Forum: Power Systems 04-20-2014, 03:55 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By rwhitlow
That may be so, but directions were followed this...

That may be so, but directions were followed this time...

It was a systematic troubleshoot.
Forum: Power Systems 04-20-2014, 03:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
3DHS 74" Edge 540. Getting well over 200 Watt/#....

3DHS 74" Edge 540. Getting well over 200 Watt/#.

I don't fly to cutoff, I fly by time. Right now I could get 12 or so minutes of time. I am looking for 3D, so I'll cut the weight. Though I...
Forum: Power Systems 04-20-2014, 02:48 AM
Replies: 26
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Posted By rwhitlow
The LED was lighting up full throttle before. ...

The LED was lighting up full throttle before. I'm not sure if the end points was the only issue. For now, I'm not gonna flash back and see for sure.

My voltage seems normal. Follows the curves...
Forum: Power Systems 04-18-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
OK. Here's an update... I got an e-mail...

OK. Here's an update...

I got an e-mail from Castle Support. They suggested I kick back the firmware to 3.2, because this is an older controller and ditch the auto cal on the throttle and do an...
Forum: Power Systems 04-14-2014, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
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Posted By rwhitlow
Thanks. I will put on a full charge and track...

Thanks. I will put on a full charge and track the voltage.

I'll get a couple more packs on order and ramp up on the rating. 40 - 60C, depending on what I find.
Forum: Power Systems 04-14-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
Maybe my math is wrong...shouldn't it be: ...

Maybe my math is wrong...shouldn't it be:

3.7V x 12 = 44.4 volts. Holding 44 at about 60% of battery left seem ok...

Am I missing something? I can order another set of batteries, but I was...
Forum: Power Systems 04-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
ps. I have a soft cut-off at 36 volts.

ps. I have a soft cut-off at 36 volts.
Forum: Power Systems 04-14-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
Thanks for the replies! Here is where I stand. ...

Thanks for the replies! Here is where I stand.

I have gone through the connections and disassembled and inspected the connectors. They appear to be fine. I also tested for heat during further...
Forum: Power Systems 04-12-2014, 02:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,123
Posted By rwhitlow
System Troubleshooting

I have a Hacker A60-20M and a Castle HV-85 ESC on 12S. I have put on 20-10, 20-12, 22-10 & 22-12 and I max out on 30 amps (about 1350 Watts). The KV for the motor is 170 r/v, which should put me in...
Forum: Power Systems 12-09-2009, 04:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,185
Posted By rwhitlow
My money is on the LVC cutoff on the ESC. Same...

My money is on the LVC cutoff on the ESC. Same symptoms.
Forum: Power Systems 12-04-2009, 06:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,142
Posted By rwhitlow
Unless you change the prop, you would probably go...

Unless you change the prop, you would probably go a little slower due the added weight of the battery.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-17-2009, 10:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By rwhitlow
That worked. The site looks good.

That worked. The site looks good.
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-17-2009, 08:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,169
Posted By rwhitlow
SuperD - the page isn't coming up for me. I get...

SuperD - the page isn't coming up for me. I get a generic web.com page...Rich
Forum: Beginners 11-13-2009, 06:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
Thanks! I just need to decide if I keep this...

Thanks! I just need to decide if I keep this airframe or trade for new 40 and use existing power.
Forum: Beginners 11-13-2009, 03:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
Thanks for the replies. I either need to find a...

Thanks for the replies. I either need to find a 40 size plane or upgrade ppower system...We'll figure it out. Maube I'll get to the field and find a swap!
Forum: Beginners 11-12-2009, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
anyone...anyone...Bueller???

anyone...anyone...Bueller???
Forum: Beginners 11-10-2009, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
More Info

Hey guys I am just talking to myself working this out!

Just purchased Motocalc...nice program. Need some interpretation help. I obviously do not have the best motor for this app, but is it good...
Forum: Beginners 11-10-2009, 03:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
Some More Info

OK. Here are some more details from my research.

The plane should be in the 7-8 lb range. We'll call it 8. Looks like 50 watt / lb for trainer should be sufficient??

Doing some calcs on...
Forum: Beginners 11-10-2009, 05:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,434
Posted By rwhitlow
Trainer Conversion

I have a .60 size trainer with an OS 61. I was going to sell it, since I have gone all electric. But, I have an old Cobalt 40 and Astroflight BEC that I would like to use.

Can someone suggest a...
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