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Old 01-08-2007, 03:03 AM   #1
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Default Motor Capacitors and Spektrum

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I was wondering what the main purpose for the capacitors on a motor is? As I run a Spektrum, are they necessary? Are they a performance aid or just there to stop electrical noise from the motor?

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Old 01-08-2007, 05:37 AM   #2
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They are there to prevent interference from the motor.

With Spektrum they aren't really necessary but I still solder mine on none the less.
It would be just my luck that my motors would cause interference in the car next to me which causes a pile up

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