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Posted By bsrchas

Thanks. I was hoping that a variable pitch tone...

Thanks. I was hoping that a variable pitch tone could be created that was dependent on the throttle position. That would be neat! Hope someone might figure out a way to do that. I guessing there...
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Posted By bsrchas

Question Throttle Position Sounds?

Flying a very quiet airplane with a RadioMaster TX12 with no throttle ratchet and very loose friction. Is there any way that an OpenTx radio can simulate engine noise using the throttle positon? ...
Forum: Multi-Rotors
02-01-2014, 08:34 PM
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Posted By bsrchas

Multirotor Calculator??

I use "Motocalc" to assist with motor/prop/battery/performance calculations for airplanes. It seems to work quite well.

Is there any calculator with a similar motor and prop database to help...
Forum: Power Systems
09-14-2012, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
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Posted By bsrchas

Good info. Thanks to all who replied. As...

Good info. Thanks to all who replied.

As mentioned above, I'm an eflight newbie. As an engineer, it doesn't make sense to have and LVC set at such a low voltage as to potentially damage the...
Forum: Power Systems
09-14-2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,468
Posted By bsrchas

OK. Do I assume then from the above responses...

OK. Do I assume then from the above responses that all ESC's use 3.0 volts as the LVC?
Forum: Power Systems
09-14-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,468
Posted By bsrchas

I have the 20 amp brushles (V2) ...

I have the 20 amp brushles (V2)



Thanks. That's a big help. But if the Eflite LVC cant be changed, what voltage do they use for the LVC? they don't say in the instructions that came with the...
Forum: Power Systems
09-14-2012, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,468
Posted By bsrchas

Can I Change the Cutoff Voltage?

I just bought an Eflite 20 amp ESC for a 3 cell LiPo system but I am an eflight newbie. The instructions say I can change the ESC to either auto NiCad/NiMH or auto LiPo with a low voltage cutoff but...
Forum: Power Systems
02-11-2012, 08:06 PM
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Posted By bsrchas

MotoCalc & ProJet MQ-9 Reaper Drone

Researching the best power system for the ProJet MQ-9 Reaper drone Kit. I was wondering if anyone had input the airframe data into MotoCalc or had successful system component recommendations?
04-21-2011, 12:02 AM
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Views: 1,898
Posted By bsrchas

I can solder but I'm not sure how to connect two...

I can solder but I'm not sure how to connect two 13 ga wires to one EC3 connector. They seem to be built to only accept one wire.

I supposed I could splice the two wires together ahead of the...
04-20-2011, 02:48 PM
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Views: 1,898
Posted By bsrchas

I checked out the links in the previous post but...

I checked out the links in the previous post but they don't specifically solve my problem. I have E-flight ESC's with the blue E-flight EC3 male connectors on them. I have two ESC's for the twin...
04-19-2011, 05:51 AM
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Posted By bsrchas

1 battery - 2 moters. How??

Converting a TopFlite DC3 to epower using one battery for two motors. Are "Y" connectors available to purchase to run power to two ESC's? If not, how do I make??
04-19-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By bsrchas

I'm using a 2.4 system but what I'm concerned...

I'm using a 2.4 system but what I'm concerned about is the lead from the rcvr. to the aileron servo. Would the 3 power leads to the engine running alongside the aileron servo leads for 4 - 5 inches...
04-19-2011, 03:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,335
Posted By bsrchas

OK. I followed the advice from an earlier post...

OK. I followed the advice from an earlier post to not length the leads from the battery to the ESC's but instead move the ESC's closer to the battery and extend the 3 leads from the ESC's to the...
04-14-2011, 03:12 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By bsrchas

Just had a chance to take some photos of my...

Just had a chance to take some photos of my situation. The photo below shows the dimensions for the routing of the wires. The only wiring access is through the tops of the nacelles because the...
04-13-2011, 04:52 AM
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Posted By bsrchas

Motors in the nacelles on each wing with the...

Motors in the nacelles on each wing with the battery in the nose of the fuselage. ESC's directly behind the motors. Haven't measured exactly yet but might be 18" total from battery case to esc case...
04-13-2011, 03:22 AM
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Views: 3,335
Posted By bsrchas

Interference Between Battery Power and Throttle Leads?

I posted this question in the beginners forum with no responses. Thought I would ask here.

I'm a newbie converting a TopFlite DC-3 to e power. Have to run the two battery power leads and the...
04-13-2011, 03:21 AM
Forum: Beginners
04-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 792
Posted By bsrchas

Tight Access - Battery & Throttle Wires Tight Together

I'm a newbie converting a TopFlite DC-3 to e power. Have to run the two battery leads and the throttle control wires very tight together in each cowling for approx 12 inches. Does the amperage...
Forum: Beginners
03-06-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,620
Posted By bsrchas

Newbie - I Need Help With Eflight Calculators

I just joined this board a few days ago because I'm finishing a Top Flight DC3 but decided at the last minute to go electric rather than glow. Never flown with electric before.

I previously...
03-06-2011, 06:49 PM
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Views: 971
Posted By bsrchas

Newbie - I Need Help With Eflight Calculators

Reposted on beginners board.
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,212
Posted By bsrchas

Smile Wow! Great board. I just joined because...

Wow! Great board. I just joined because electrifying my DC3 is my first attempt at eflight. I've always been a gas guy.

Lots of hours went in to the DC3 so I didn't want to stuff it if I...
Forum: Beginners
03-05-2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,212
Posted By bsrchas

Twin Engine Low Voltage Cut Off?

Installing e power into a Top Flight DC3. I know I need 2 ESC's but I'm wondering about the low voltage cutoff for each engine. It seems possible that the two ESC's might cut the power off at...
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