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Old 03-20-2014, 03:31 AM   #1
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Default all the same company? or are some better than others?

same company,same quality? what do you all think.

I've bought this type motor from dealextreem for smaller planes for $8 with free shipping years ago and they still work great. these motors come in all sizes and are affordable. they are branded with many names by a lot of different companies. here's just a few examples but certainly not limited to these companies

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Mystery A2212-15 930KV Outrunner Brushless

New Cheetah Brand Motors:
Cheetah A1504 Brushless Outrunner Motor - $14.95
2900 kV, 50 W, 5.0A max
Cheetah A1510 Brushless Outrunner Motor - $14.95
2200 kV, 80 W, 7.5A max
Cheetah A2212-15 Brushless Outrunner Motor - $17.95
930 kV, 130W, 12A max
Cheetah A2826-5 Brushless Outrunner Motor - $42.95
840 kV, 650 W, 45A max
Cheetah A2826-6 Brushless Outrunner Motor - $42.95
730 kV, 700 W, 38A max

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Sure all look the same. I've been buying the Powerup 46's from HURC.
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As with ESC, Motors are made by just a few large MFG then private label d IMHO

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They LOOK a lot like AXi outrunners, as do the accessories; and the model numbering system is virtually identical save for the addition of the 'A' at the beginning.

The 'A' may even stand for AXi. Are the measurements/screw threads in metric?

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I have a suppio motor in my mini ultra stick. no idea on the kv, came with the plane. pulls 365 watts on a 10x10 on 3 cells. never gets hot. looks more like a 400 then a 450-480 sized motor.

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Every one of those motors posted are made by Suppo Model, just like the last pic. They are then "rebranded" by the shop that sells them. I don't even bother rebranding mine, I just sell them as Suppo.

BPHobbies, HeadsUpRC and RCHotDeals seem to have the largest inventories of these motors.

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Alltitude hobby carries a large selection of Suppo motors. On a side note great place to buy from also.
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