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Old 02-14-2006, 12:40 PM   #256
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Ran my MRT speedo for the first time last weekend

Though I only ran stock, it performed flawlessly throughout the day.

I found the turbo start feature to be very good. Whilst it didn't allow me to make up any positions at the start of the race (track has a well spaced grid), it did keep my car well clear of the guys behind me! - very handy to be able to go into the first turn without fear of being hacked

Nice size too, fitted very easy into my 415.
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Old 02-19-2006, 03:33 PM   #257
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hi. i have worn thru my sckotty diode.

can you give me the specs of the sckotty diode to buy?

also in mod class. is it benificial to use drag brake?
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Old 02-19-2006, 03:42 PM   #258
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Ran my MRT speedo for the first time last weekend

Though I only ran stock, it performed flawlessly throughout the day.

I found the turbo start feature to be very good. Whilst it didn't allow me to make up any positions at the start of the race (track has a well spaced grid), it did keep my car well clear of the guys behind me! - very handy to be able to go into the first turn without fear of being hacked

Nice size too, fitted very easy into my 415.
LOL That's so funny Jason. I was using my turbo start feature as well and was wondering why I wasn't catching you off the start.
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Old 02-19-2006, 03:48 PM   #259
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hi. i have worn thru my sckotty diode.

can you give me the specs of the sckotty diode to buy?

also in mod class. is it benificial to use drag brake?
you can buy diodes from most good model shops i couldn't tell you the rating with out speaking to clive or terry at mrt but i'm pretty sure it doesn't matter to much what rating they are as long as they are for model cars.
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you can buy diodes from most good model shops i couldn't tell you the rating with out speaking to clive or terry at mrt but i'm pretty sure it doesn't matter to much what rating they are as long as they are for model cars.

yeh they are around $5 from hobby shop. but 20cents at electronics store. i need some specs so i can get them from the electronic store. i would take my old one in to compare but the markings on it have faded.
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Old 02-20-2006, 02:38 AM   #261
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I use 1 amp scottky diode and have found that it works pretty well. You can go to the electronic store and ask for 1 amp or 3 amp scottky diode, some people like to use up to 10 amp diodes. The only thing that matters is that it's a Scottky diode. Because Scottky diodes work much faster than normal ones.
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Old 02-20-2006, 03:45 PM   #262
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1 Amp isnīt enough. 3-5 Amps Schattky should be used. If you canīt get a MRT Schottky a SB540 should work also. For a hot modified 2 diodes canīt hurt.
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Old 02-20-2006, 11:00 PM   #263
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The schottky doides that come with the MRT speedies are 3.3A, 40v
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Hi, the schottky diodes we supply are rated at between 3A and 9A. Generally the higher the spec of the diode the better. We recommend a schottky diode is used (connected across the motor terminals) to maximise efficiency and give the best performance.
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Ran my MRT speedo for the first time last weekend

Though I only ran stock, it performed flawlessly throughout the day.

I found the turbo start feature to be very good. Whilst it didn't allow me to make up any positions at the start of the race (track has a well spaced grid), it did keep my car well clear of the guys behind me! - very handy to be able to go into the first turn without fear of being hacked

Nice size too, fitted very easy into my 415.
Hi Bender, good to hear you're getting on well with your new MRT speedo.

Guys, thanks your help and advice nice to know there's support from other MRT users!
If anyone needs any info just send me a PM or an e-mail or ask here on the forum
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After hearing good reviews from F.Alonso and Bender, I'll be getting a MRT to replace my Novak GT7, which will go into another chassis.
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Old 02-23-2006, 04:53 PM   #267
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If you do a comparison chart between the two you will see that MRT one has better numbers. I'm sure you wont regret your choice

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Old 02-24-2006, 01:29 AM   #268
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Good thing is the MRT is not only very good at numbers. At the track also.
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The MX Pro is better than the VX Pro, but then the VX Pro is still very good!! Compare the MX Pro on-resistance specs against the VX and the other manufacturers top ESC specs:


MRT MX Pro........... 0.00025 Ohms SRP Ģ99.50

MRT VX Sport......... 0.00065 Ohms SRP Ģ96.50
MRT VX Pro........... 0.000375 Ohms SRP Ģ144.50
Tekin G-10 Pro+...... 0.0004 Ohms
Tekin G-11 Pro....... 0.0003 Ohms
Novak GTX............ 0.00034 Ohms
GM SX12W............. 0.00025 Ohms
Keyence Rapida Pro... 0.00023 Ohms (better than MX Pro but Ģ189.99 in UK!)


The MRT VX/MX are 100% waterproof, apart from the GM SX12W the other ESC's are not waterproof.
So if you think the MX Pro is a very good speedo (at a very good price) how about an MX "Team" or MX "Worlds" spec? Interested in an on-resistance that's almost half of the best on-resistance specs listed above?? Think of the extra punch, acceleration and speed!!

Watch this space... the new higher spec MX competition speedos are coming...
(exact prices and specs TBA).
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Old 03-16-2006, 11:59 AM   #270
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I've got a MRT MX Pro.
It's very good at the track, much better then my previous speed controller.

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