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Old 04-28-2003, 02:42 PM   #1
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I found out htat I have a t-4 esc and I am currently using it in my car. I cannot find specs for it because it was discontinued it 1994.
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Old 04-28-2003, 05:39 PM   #2
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... junk ...


The T4 was Novak's low end model back in the day ... before high frequency drives, regenerative braking, and true adjustability.

Your best option is to yank it, have it bronzed for posterity, and fork out $100 for a newer model.

Today's high frequency ESC's are leaps and bounds better than the T4's.

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Old 04-29-2003, 02:36 PM   #3
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so are you saying that I could sell it for $100? The person who owned it before me cut off the current limeter, will that lower what it is worth?
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LMAO

Dude ... it's not worth $1, let alone $100.

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oh, will it even WORK with a 10t mod?
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I doubt the T4's were rated for mods as low as 10T's. I'm sure it will work ... but who knows how long.

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http://www.theshreves.com/rc_stuff/manuals/novak_t4/

it should have some info you can use.
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Someone had entirely too much time on their hands.

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what will happen if I don't install the capacitors?
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that esc wouldnt be very good for racing, but its not junk. If you're just bombing around with something it would be great because they are durable.. I raced them when they first came out. I would say it is better than most economical escs as far as durability goes, but would not use it for racing.

Shouldnt have any probs running a 10turn.
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that capacitors are installed to filter out high frequencies from the more and esc so they do not interfere with the receiver. They also help to keep the motor from arking. You should atleast install one from + to -
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that capacitors are installed to filter out high frequencies from the more and esc so they do not interfere with the receiver. They also help to keep the motor from arking. You should atleast install one from + to -
I just tried it out it works for about 5 sec, but than my tl pinion stops meshing with the spur. Still waiting for shippment (day 9)
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Old 05-03-2003, 06:23 AM   #13
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pkranger63 - that link was very helpful, and i noticed that on the picture labled "back factory packaging" than it says it will handle the best mods.
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