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Old 01-24-2014, 05:38 PM   #1
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Default ESC - You tend to get what you pay for.

This is a cheap 'no brand' 20A ESC.
It works as well as any but just look at the impression the MOSFETS have made of the conductive layer of the heat sink.
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Two of the MOSFETs don't really make any contact at all and it is only partial on 2 more!
There must be a real risk it would fail due to overheating no matter how much airflow actually passed over the heat sink.

It needs a thicker and softer conductive layer on the heat sink to ensure each MOSFET is adequately cooled.


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