Originally posted by kh15
whats thier purpose though? arent they only for forward only esc's i plan to get the novak fusion esc and a low turn motor and i'm wondering if i dont use one could i be putting my esc in a possition to be fried?
if my mind serves me right, it is for forward mode esc. It's somekind of reverse voltage protection to the ESC not so much for the motor especially during braking.
Those novaks should have at least one diode on their forward only esc.