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Old 03-09-2007, 02:48 PM
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I've been racing about a year now and i want to change from brush to brushless.My only problem is which system is better to use.I dont really know that much about them.Can some 1 help me out
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Is this for racing? What motors does your track allow? It seems the kings right now are the LRP Speed Comp and Novak GTB which are both sensored brushless ESC. Both are good. I prefer the LRP a bit more b/c of the ease of switching between brushed and brushless and it is a slightly smaller volume. There is a new batch of sensorless brushless ESCs coming out. Some as of now dont support the Novak motors which seems to be the standard at tracks. The Tekin R1 Pro looks like it will be really promising and should be out soon. It can do sensored or sensorless motors, brushed or brushless and handles lipos.
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Old 03-09-2007, 02:58 PM
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we dont really use limits around here we just meet and race. i'm lookin for sumting wit alot of power that is not too expensive
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For the money, go Mamba. I myself will be running the 3.5 velociti, but if you want the ability to sync up to your p.c. and adjust your settings, the Mamba has the portion of the market on smash. Or8ital has it right with the LRP, the footprint is tiny compared to the GTB and others out there, with the ability to go from brushed to brushless with relative ease.
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In my opinion if you run stock brushed run the QC2 or the GTX. I ran both LRP Sphere and Novak GTB brushless and for stock racing they didn't perform.
LRP Sphere is the easiest to set up and use on brushed, but does not come with fan or run capacitor which is needed for hotter motors , and the programming is limited.
Now I'm running the Novak GTB, it comes with the optional fan and a run capacitor. It has all the optional custom programming you will ever need. No computer needed.
You can easily run the 13.5 motor all the way up to the 3.5 motor which is about 8 different motors to choose from in speed. They have great tech support and warranty support. Tried and true. I'm sold on the Novak brushless system, been running it just at a year and have had no trouble. Soon I'll have all there race motors. And you can get there sintered rotor in every motor they make now. You should check there web.
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i was lookin at that this morning and thinkin about it too.but what the Lehner #5300 Basic
BK 7020/C Speed Control with BEC and Reverse? do you think it would be a better move?
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i would do either a novak 3.5 or a 4.5 you cant tell the diffrence between those but theyre the fastest and run a gtb perfect setup with LOTS of speed
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U can wait moment , wait Tekin new series sensorless ESC ,
can use all type Brushless motor ( sensored or sensorless )!
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What type of motor is better sensored or sensorless? and which of these two gives more power the novak 3.5 or the mamba max?
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i use the novak gtb and 4.5 brushless system.fast fast fast!and great customer service.novak also has a line up of brushless motors
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Originally Posted by snail run
What type of motor is better sensored or sensorless? and which of these two gives more power the novak 3.5 or the mamba max?
sensored motor is smoother but too many wires
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so would u say sensorless is the way to go?
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i would go for sensored since its smoother
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what about the mamba? do u kno any thing about it?
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Originally Posted by snail run
what about the mamba? do u kno any thing about it?
I've been running the Mamba 5700 for the past month and it works great. It is smooth and easy to configure with using a PC/laptop. If you need a bit more power go with the 6900 package.
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