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KV rating of a motor

Old 01-19-2014, 11:09 AM
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What does the KV rating of a brushless motor determine?
Acceleration, torque or speed?
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Old 01-19-2014, 03:53 PM
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Under no load, kv is rpm per volt imputed. So a 5000 kv motor on a 2s (8.4) charged pack would therotically rotate at 42,000 rpm.
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