R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Nitro Off-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 09-19-2009, 01:36 PM   #1
Tech Regular
 
tristyn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CRESCENT CITY CA. NORTHERN TIP OF CALIFORNIA
Posts: 396
Trader Rating: 4 (100%+)
Default Team Orion ajustable volt. regulator

I have been running lipo rec. bat. for a couple yrs. now. My problem is I run the futaba FASST 2.4 SYS. and when ever I race where it is hot aprox. 85 deg. and up my receiver shuts down and goes to failsafe usually after about 10 min. of running. I believe this problem is do to having the regulator in the rec. box and getting to hot. I have used 3 to 4 different brands of regulators and still have the same problem. When I mount them on the outside of the rec. box I don't seem to have this problem but the regs. do not last very long for me on the outside. I was recently browsing through Amain and noticed a new regulator out made by Team Orion. This reg. seems to have a hard shell case which looks durable and sealed up from contaminates and it is ajustable from 5.5v-7.0v 10amps. Has anyone had any experience with this

Thanks for any info.
tristyn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2009, 03:11 PM   #2
Tech Elite
 
Zerodefect's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Underground, Ohio
Posts: 4,305
Default

I haven't used the Orion ones but there are regulators geared towards airplanes that are worth looking into as well. Usually they have dual output/inputs for 2 batteries and Rx's.

20 amps with a hard al case/heatsink. I've seen them at hobbytown before.

PM the Joey Platinum, he used to run one.
Zerodefect is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2009, 04:35 PM   #3
Tech Master
 
OfnaJoe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Bristol Va
Posts: 1,570
Trader Rating: 58 (100%+)
Default

I got one and it's GREAT, It's mounted on the top of my battery box on my MBX6 and is about 1 inch from the header and have never had a problem with it, even during 30 min mains.Mine is set at 6.4v and works awesome
__________________
Mugen Seiki \\ Dialed RC \\ Tekin \\ SMC \\ AVID\\ AKA \\ Futaba
OfnaJoe is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-19-2009, 05:17 PM   #4
Tech Master
 
2fst2c's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Martin, MI
Posts: 1,939
Trader Rating: 114 (100%+)
Default

I run them also. I have them all mounted outside and have never had a problem with them. I have had the fasst receivers shutdown from heat though even with the regulator outside.
2fst2c is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2009, 06:32 PM   #5
Tech Adept
 
counterman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 200
Trader Rating: 3 (100%+)
Default

I've been running it for 2 races now and I have mine inside the receiver box and I have a mini receiver squeezed into the switch box on my MP9 and I haven't had any issues and I've been known to practice for and hour straight.
__________________
HPI/Hot Bodies, Team Orion, VP fuels, Pro-line, OS Engines, Futaba, Full Throttle R/C Raceway www.ftrcr.com
counterman is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-27-2009, 06:35 PM   #6
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: Eastern Iowa
Posts: 493
Trader Rating: 94 (100%+)
Send a message via Yahoo to captaindemo17
Default

Check this out..

http://www.teammarketingamerica.com/...directory.html
captaindemo17 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 03:30 PM.


Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net