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Old 04-02-2009, 11:25 AM   #1
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Castle's Phone's is down for 2 days and i just got in my battery's for my Slayer conversion with the MMM 2200KV combo and wired everything up throttle works fine steering works fine but mechanical brakes is working backwards can't figure out what to do
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What are you running for a radio? If it is a 3 channel you can use throttle mixing to reverse the direction of the servo.
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it's the stock slayer 3 channel
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Are you running the breaks through a y harness by any chance? If you are not that may do the trick for you, since the stock Traxxas radio does not have throttle mixing.
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I'm running threw a Y
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When you activate brake does the red or green LED on the MMM come on?
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The Red light comes on that must mean something is wrong
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I am not familiar with the MMM, but is there a way to reverse the direction of the motor when you use the Castle Link?
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Yes, red means that the ESC is seeing a reverse signal. Switch the servo reverse switch for throttle, swap any two wires on your motor then recalibrate the MMM.
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I don't know much about Traxxas radio systems, but this may work. Try reversing the throttle/brake servo on the radio and then reprogram the speed control. That may do it...
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I don't know much about Traxxas radio systems, but this may work. Try reversing the throttle/brake servo on the radio and then reprogram the speed control. That may do it...
Yo0u will have to swap 2 wires on motor or it will run backwards.
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Yo0u will have to swap 2 wires on motor or it will run backwards.
+1, this is usually the case, be sure to have connected the correct cordelation. The manual states what you should do. If you have this right then most likely you will have to check the ESC settings out. Some ESC's require you to mix colors such as red to white black to red, white to black.
I would ask CC, it usualy takes a week for a reply.

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Yo0u will have to swap 2 wires on motor or it will run backwards.
My statement here is based on the assumption that the motor was spinning forward when the switch was actually reversed. If that makes sense.
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I got the brakes working i moved the servo arm went run it and HOLY CRAP why it took me so long to go electric nitro dont have a chance BUT it twitch's sometimes
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I got the brakes working i moved the servo arm went run it and HOLY CRAP why it took me so long to go electric nitro dont have a chance BUT it twitch's sometimes
If you have a green led going in reverse/brake and a red led going forward you need to switch servo direction on your transmitter and recalibrate the ESC.
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