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Old 11-14-2003, 12:14 PM
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It's the Mtroniks Cirrus, the replacement for the M^3 or M cubed. Mtroniks link is in my sig but the specs for it aren't up on the website yet.

Important specs are-

-100% waterproof
-No motor limit
-4-10 cells
-Frequency 2.0-5.0kHz
-Voltage Drop @ 10A - 0.006v
-Weight 26g

has adjustable frequency, punch, brakes and throttle profiles.
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Originally posted by Herminator
It's the Mtroniks Cirrus, the replacement for the M^3 or M cubed. Mtroniks link is in my sig but the specs for it aren't up on the website yet.

Important specs are-

-100% waterproof
-No motor limit
-4-10 cells
-Frequency 2.0-5.0kHz
-Voltage Drop @ 10A - 0.006v
-Weight 26g

has adjustable frequency, punch, brakes and throttle profiles.
very impressive specs...
almost similar to the KO VSF's or Keyence V extreme..
I'm also looking at the new LRP Quantum Comp2...
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Old 11-14-2003, 12:34 PM
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Being waterproof is ver important in the UK and the new LRP looks nice but it's got overheating issues that the Mtroniks won't have thanks to it's heatsink. With it's selectable frequency it is a step closer to the keyence's ultimate spec, at a much nicer price (atleast in the UK )
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Originally posted by Herminator
Have done, got some damn strong stuff too
All wired up now and the basic setup done (not difficult when all you do is press one button and move you throttle up and down )
It has a nice bright blue LED when it's turned on and just sitting there with three other coloured LED's for different things like setting up the drive frequency, very nice
Looks like it's a new speedo whenever you send it in for repairs though the main part of the ESC is covered in some sort of black epoxy and this sits in the blue heatsink, looks impossible to open up.
Is it about the same size as a Quantum, or bigger?
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Old 11-14-2003, 12:41 PM
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Originally posted by Randman
Is it about the same size as a Quantum, or bigger?
it's fairly close in size to the quantum I think but flatter.

L28xW31xH15.5 mm

will have a pic of it in the car on Monday night.
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Originally posted by Herminator
it's fairly close in size to the quantum I think but flatter.

L28xW31xH15.5 mm

will have a pic of it in the car on Monday night.
That's cool, let me know what you think of it, it definately does look cool
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Old 11-14-2003, 12:48 PM
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Originally posted by Randman
And use servo tape this time
Instead of Servo Tape...sometimes I use Automotive window enhesive... it's a very sticky putty like. very easy to remove the electronics and stays put. not recommended in extremely hot weather..
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Originally posted by rc-zombies
Instead of Servo Tape...sometimes I use Automotive window enhesive... it's a very sticky putty like. very easy to remove the electronics and stays put. not recommended in extremely hot weather..
I've never seen anyone do that, does it leave crappy residue after you remove the electronics?
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Originally posted by Randman
I've never seen anyone do that, does it leave crappy residue after you remove the electronics?
yea...but very minimal...it's easily cleaned with rubber cement thinner or windex. I'll send a some when I find the SD bones...
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Hi Steve
Can you let me know as soon they come in or available.
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Well the servo tape I have seems pretty good, very solidly stuck on until you want to get it off, then a knife to start it peeling off and then it comes of cleanly. I already know because I'ce moved my electronics twice already Being a perfectionist is difficult sometimes
Now I want to shorten some of my servo leads, mainly the personal transponder one, it reaches from the reciever to the front of the car, now it just needs to be about 3cm long as it sits on the servo.

So what speedo does everyone else use? does everyone have the reciever up on the servo? Do you hardwire your motors? I'm used to my MRT's little plugs that mean each motor has it's own wiring permanently attached, no quick motor changes now, tempted to put corally's on my motors.
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Originally posted by Herminator
Well the servo tape I have seems pretty good, very solidly stuck on until you want to get it off, then a knife to start it peeling off and then it comes of cleanly. I already know because I'ce moved my electronics twice already Being a perfectionist is difficult sometimes
Now I want to shorten some of my servo leads, mainly the personal transponder one, it reaches from the reciever to the front of the car, now it just needs to be about 3cm long as it sits on the servo.

So what speedo does everyone else use? does everyone have the reciever up on the servo? Do you hardwire your motors? I'm used to my MRT's little plugs that mean each motor has it's own wiring permanently attached, no quick motor changes now, tempted to put corally's on my motors.
the easiest way to remove your electronics when using servo tape is to first put a layer of electrical tape under your ESC or receiver. Electrical tape comes off faster than servo tape. After you've removed your electronics...you simply peal off the electrical tape with the servo tape attached... works most of the time.

right now I've got the GT7 mounted on my web..
and yes...hard wire my motors....
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Motor Hardwirer here too
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Originally posted by rc-zombies
yea...but very minimal...it's easily cleaned with rubber cement thinner or windex. I'll send a some when I find the SD bones...
Cool, be worth a shot at the least
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I didn't even know people still used plugs on their motors
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