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Old 04-04-2013, 07:35 AM   #1
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Default WGT 1S ESC

Sorry if it's been covered, could not find it.

What is everyone using for 1S Speed Controls for World GT spec racing? Our local club is running 13.5 brushless with 1S lipo, but have not had a chance to talk to them about ESC's (and didn't realize most ESC's don't work with 1S).

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Old 04-04-2013, 07:49 AM   #2
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I've been using the Hobbywing 1S in my WGT and 1/12, great ESC for the price.

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Sorry if it's been covered, could not find it.

What is everyone using for 1S Speed Controls for World GT spec racing? Our local club is running 13.5 brushless with 1S lipo, but have not had a chance to talk to them about ESC's (and didn't realize most ESC's don't work with 1S).

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With a voltage booster, most any esc will work on 1s

The Hobbywing 1s is quite popular, as are the LRP SXX series esc




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With a voltage booster, most any esc will work on 1s

The Hobbywing 1s is quite popular, as are the LRP SXX series esc
You can also use a Rx pack with virtually all ESCs so that it will work with a 1s main battery pack.

Most guys around here run the Hobbywing 1s ESC. Before that I ran a Tekin with a booster. Both options work fine.
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Novak Impack with Novak Booster. Also ran the Novak Havoc with booster before that.
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Old 04-04-2013, 10:17 AM   #6
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Thats a nice booster but holy expensive. I run tekin rs with a $6 booster. Fast and reliable. Really cant go wrong with most of the mainstream
Spec competition escs.
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There's no smooth like hobbywing smooth.
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+1000

...for the Hobby Wing. Its cheap and its so fast and smooth.
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Look for threads on 1/12th scale ESC's as they are the same power train.

I have run an LRP SXX V2 Stock Spec without needing anything and it was great. I am running an AE Black Diamond now which needs a receiver pack. The receiver pack is a bit of a hassle (2 things to charge) but since the ESC does not come with a switch and my receiver pack does, it serves as my power switch which is handy.
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The Team Viper VTX1 is a nice compact package that doesn't require a booster. Bloody quick aswell.
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Orca makes one as well, I've heard it works well too. There are a few guys at my track looking at these.

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Gotta give a nod to the Hobbywing 1S esc. I was a DIEHARD Tekin man prior to switching, but my HW 1s has proven to be just as fast with no rx pack. Once the Tekin 1s esc comes out, I'll try one. 'Till then I'll stick with the smoothness, power, and convenience afforded by the HW esc.

Oh, I have it on good authority that the 3.1 1S hobbywing will be available VERY soon.

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especially when you consider the price, the hobbywing speedo is hard to beat. The power is every bit as strong as the other brands and the driving feel is very smooth. It's very handy that the built-in booster eliminates any need for an add-on booster or receiver pack. What I noticed immediately when I switched from Tekin to Hobbywing was the dramatically better driveability. Specifically, my tekins were never very consistent in their deadband around the neutral position. When I fitted a hobbywing, the car reacted the exact same every time I lifted off the throttle. By contrast, the tekin felt like sometimes there was a hint of drag brake upon lifting, and other times there was a hint of coast. That subtle but problematic inconsistency around the neutral position had been messing up my corner entry timing without me even realizing that there was a problem. But as soon as I dropped in a hobbywing speedo, the car felt dramatically more consistent and my results improved accordingly. Two thumbs up for the Hobbywing.
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Default Where to find the HW 1s in stock? In the USA

I cant find them anywhere in stock in the USA. Red or black is fine, but i would prefer the blue.
Thanks in advance.

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