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Old 02-25-2003, 07:03 PM   #1
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Is it good? How good? Thanks
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Well Chris Doseck used it to win 12th scale mod at the Cleveland Indoor Champs...that should be enough.
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Old 02-25-2003, 07:32 PM   #3
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Axiom is right. They are great speedo's. I use them as well, but I also race with Chris every week........
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The VFS 2000 is a awesome one....

I have 2 of them work flawless

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they represent the newest technology in user adjustable throttle frequency, which means that you can do the smae things right at the speed controler that other poeple might need a technican to do for them.

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Old 02-25-2003, 09:05 PM   #6
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they represent the newest technology in user adjustable throttle frequency, which means that you can do the smae things right at the speed controler that other poeple might need a technican to do for them.

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Can I use it without the setting adapter? I'm interested in buying one ((Tamiya TRF 2002 version) but would prefer not to buy the setting adapter.
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sadly, that's the chink in the armor.

to adjust the drive frequency, you do need the setting adaptor. but have no fear, the stock setting in the speed control (if the TRF version is the same settingas the VFS version) is right down the middle of the road, and is most times great in both stock and mod

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sorry forgot...

the drive frequency is adjustable from 1 - 32 , and the stock setting is 17, just in case you were wondering

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the drive frequency is adjustable from 1 - 32 , and the stock setting is 17, just in case you were wondering

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Thanks Pete. Not being able to adjust the drive frequency is not a problem for me as long as i can set the ESC for the transmitter (brakes and throttle) without the setting adapter it should be ok. I can always buy the setting adapter later. I like the idea of the external solder posts, so much easier to solder the wires onto it.

What's the lowest turn motor it can handle?
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What's the lowest turn motor it can handle?

No limit~!

I have both VFS and TRF version of the ESC. They are both GREAT!!! (well, they are the same!). However if you have a 7.2 V digital Servo, you might want to go with the VFS instead of the TRF version. The TRF version doesn't come with the extra wire that connects to the 7.2 V servo. And you do need that wire to make the servo work properly.

If you are a Hara Fan. Hara is working on his own lines of RC parts for HPI and also, you will soon see a Hara Version of the VFS speedo. From what I have heard, that Ko has OEM the speedo to Hara. And when the Hara version comes out, it will have different base setting, where it would be pre-set to what Hara use most often.

It's a great Speedo!!!
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... The TRF version doesn't come with the extra wire that connects to the 7.2 V servo. And you do need that wire to make the servo work properly...
The FET-wire aint nessecary - KO 7,2 volt servos comes with a little manual, that shows hows to connect them directly to the battery.
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Can I use it without the setting adapter? I'm interested in buying one ((Tamiya TRF 2002 version) but would prefer not to buy the setting adapter.
There's an option to the setting adapter: PC Interface. It's not as handy, but depending on price, needs and if you maybe got a protable PC....

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Old 02-26-2003, 06:15 AM   #13
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Another ESC with variable drive frequency is the CS-Electronic Rocket Max.

It automatic changes the frequency, depending on how fast you pull the trigger. It dont require an adapter, yet it's adjustable.

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hmm so many of the same thing
so the tamiya trf ESC id actually a KO VFS2000?
i might be interested in getting that..they look like the next hot thing.the PC interface..does it come free?how can anyone resort to the PC interface and still say it's cheaper/more simple than a setting adapter?
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Old 02-26-2003, 09:51 AM   #15
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Where would I be able to pick up one of this nice speed control??
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