R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 03-14-2006, 08:21 PM   #1
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 272
Default what motor capacitors?

hi. i need some motor capacitors. (not the power caps)

i wanna save some money and goto the electronics store.

anyting specific rating i should ask for when i go in?


cheers
noobie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2006, 09:02 PM   #2
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Posts: 132
Default Motor Capacitors

Hi Noobie,

You should install three (3) 0.1uF 50 volts non-polarized ceramic capacitors to your motor to help reduce the noise generated by the motor.

Solder a capacitor between each of the following:

  • POSITIVE (+) motor tab & NEGATIVE (-) motor tab
  • POSITIVE (+) motor tab & GROUND tab
  • NEGATIVE (-) motor tab & GROUND tab

If your motor does not have a ground tab, solder the capacitor leads to the can of the motor .
macgyver1432000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2006, 07:01 AM   #3
Tech Regular
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 272
Default

cheers mate
noobie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2006, 07:26 PM   #4
Tech Champion
 
danjoy25's Avatar
R/C Tech Charter Subscriber
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 5,149
Trader Rating: 37 (100%+)
Default

Just to let you know that majority of stock motors and some mod (V2 and maybe others) have caps already and is not needed.
__________________
Awesomatix A800 & A800X/ Mugen MTX-5 / 3 Racing F113 / Kyosho RB5 / Kyosho Mini-Z
danjoy25 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Motor Capacitors Zagar Radio and Electronics 1 04-07-2008 09:59 AM
Motor Capacitors skibum91 Electric On-Road 2 03-01-2007 10:34 AM
Motor Capacitors rcarmchl Rookie Zone 1 07-03-2006 11:19 AM
Motor capacitors Hologram Electric On-Road 0 07-24-2005 07:10 PM
motor capacitors danjoy25 Australian Racing 0 07-08-2004 07:13 PM



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 11:21 AM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net