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Forum: Power Systems
11-22-2009, 04:05 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

In conclusion, I guess about 80w/lb would be...

In conclusion, I guess about 80w/lb would be enough then.
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Forum: Power Systems
11-22-2009, 12:53 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Its a Cub trainer (scratchbuilt). Thanks for...

Its a Cub trainer (scratchbuilt). Thanks for checking. I wrote that post a few weeks back and I was still not very knowledgable about E-Power. I now realize that it is extremely overpowered. This...
Forum: Power Systems
11-22-2009, 12:36 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Does anyone have an answer for me from a few...

Does anyone have an answer for me from a few posts back (post #188)?
Thanks

PA
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Forum: Power Systems
11-02-2009, 05:27 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Hey all, I need someone to check over what...

Hey all,

I need someone to check over what I have done here. I have a plane expected to be 25 oz. Would this setup work?

Turnigy 3632 Brushless Motor 1200kv
Weight: 3.5 oz
Peak amps: 35...
Forum: Power Systems
09-27-2009, 10:56 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Thanks for all of the help. I learned so much...

Thanks for all of the help. I learned so much more than I expected too. I guess I got a little lazy and took advantage of your knowledge. You guys have helped me learn so much about electricity in...
Forum: Power Systems
09-25-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Oops waz responding but have to go away for...

Oops waz responding but have to go away for weekend.
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Forum: Power Systems
09-25-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

How would this set up work? <link...

How would this set up work?

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Forum: Power Systems
09-24-2009, 09:38 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

I edited the above. <input id="gwProxy"...

I edited the above.
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Forum: Power Systems
09-22-2009, 01:15 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Now i am sad that I did a scratchbuild for my...

Now i am sad that I did a scratchbuild for my first airplane. I should have gone with a HZ Super Cub. On the other hand though, I am learning a lot. So, many little things like the soldering iron...
Forum: Power Systems
09-22-2009, 03:39 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

All, Do you still use bullet connectors on...

All,

Do you still use bullet connectors on the motor? And is it pretty easy to switch connectors?
Forum: Power Systems
09-21-2009, 10:13 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Thanks to both of you. I will be placing my...

Thanks to both of you. I will be placing my order soon.
Forum: Power Systems
09-21-2009, 01:27 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

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Forum: Power Systems
09-20-2009, 01:14 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

I found this wattmeter: ...

I found this wattmeter:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=6553&Product_Name=TURNIGY_Multi-F_DC_Watt_Meter_75A#

It is more in my price range and it has good reviews. ...
Forum: Power Systems
09-19-2009, 01:45 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Ok then. I will get a wattmeter.:-) <input...

Ok then.

I will get a wattmeter.:-)
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Forum: Power Systems
09-19-2009, 03:37 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Thanks; I got it! I guess I need a wattmeter...

Thanks; I got it!

I guess I need a wattmeter then:-).
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Forum: Power Systems
09-19-2009, 12:06 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

How would you only use it at 12 amps, even though...

How would you only use it at 12 amps, even though i will get the bigger motor. Do you set it somehow?
Forum: Power Systems
09-18-2009, 09:34 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Thanks. Ive read the article, and am still...

Thanks.

Ive read the article, and am still understanding it more and more. It has really helped. I selected a motor that has the input watts rating that i need for my 25-30 oz plane (175 watts)...
Forum: Power Systems
09-18-2009, 01:06 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

this is the battery: ...

this is the battery:
http://hobbyking.com/hobbycity/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=6306&Product_Name=ZIPPY_Flightmax_2200mAh_3S1P_20C
this it the motor...
Forum: Power Systems
09-18-2009, 03:30 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

This is the motor: ...

This is the motor:
http://www.hobbypartz.com/alpha-450--890kv--brushless-motor.html

and this is the battery:
http://www.hobbypartz.com/alpha-450--890kv--brushless-motor.html
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 09:53 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Question: If my motor draws 14A and has 175...

Question:
If my motor draws 14A and has 175 input watts the voltage would have to be 12.5V.
I know this is somehow not correct because I have never seen a 12.5V battery and a 4S battery would not...
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 09:33 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

I am out of money right now, but I may still be...

I am out of money right now, but I may still be able to get the wattmeter if there isnt anything cheaper.

Thanks.
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 03:43 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Okay then. I will still post it here for anyone...

Okay then.
I will still post it here for anyone else who wants to double check it.
Forum: Power Systems
09-17-2009, 12:17 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Wow! That is a lot of good info! I read about...

Wow!
That is a lot of good info!
I read about seven pages of the pdf, very informative.
Once I figure out my power system I will run it by you to double check.



And thanks to "slipstick" too...
Forum: Power Systems
09-16-2009, 01:09 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Where do the volts come in though? Do they...

Where do the volts come in though?

Do they affect it at all? You need the right amount of volts to get the right amount of watts, correct?
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 11:48 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Ok ive definitely got it now. Thanks soo...

Ok ive definitely got it now.

Thanks soo much to everyone!!!
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 09:47 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Going back to the last page when i was figuring...

Going back to the last page when i was figuring mah and ah and amps and volts out i just want to say OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOd...
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 02:55 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

I think i figured it out. Does mah mean the...

I think i figured it out.

Does mah mean the average amount of continnuos ma a battery will give off in an hour? And is this where the motor comes in? As i understand it, the battery can give off...
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 02:19 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

Yeah, definetely. I just dont understand the...

Yeah, definetely.
I just dont understand the difference between mah and ma, besides the fact that one has the hours part to it.

I also found a 197 gram 2200mah 11.1v battery that should power my...
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 02:01 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

I was wondering about MAH. the H threw me off a...

I was wondering about MAH. the H threw me off a bit.
Forum: Power Systems
09-15-2009, 01:42 AM
Replies: 324
Views: 131,385
Posted By PaperAirplane

So mah isnt the same as amps? I thought that a...

So mah isnt the same as amps? I thought that a 2200 mah battery would give you 2.2 amps. I dont think i am understanding how to find the amp rating from the mah.

Thanks for all the help.

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