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Old 11-08-2018, 11:04 AM
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I have looked at a bunch of posts but came out wondering if adding more caps will boost an esc's braking power.
If not then is there an esc with strong brakes for around $100 or less? I use HW just stocks and turnigy trackstar 80a.
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Turn the reverse strength up on your hobbywing speed control and you might get better brakes. The older hobbywing firmware had braking and reverse tied together for some reason.
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High Torque rotor in your motor makes better brakes
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brakes ... are the speed controller shorting the winding's of the motor....so more brakes is a different motor, or stator...
or a more powerful speed controller.. to get a near Zero resistance on the motor winding's.

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Also the bigger pinion gear you are running then the less powerful your brakes will be. Going down a tooth or two will cause your breaking strength to go up.
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