R/C Tech Forums

Go Back   R/C Tech Forums > General Forums > Electric On-Road

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-29-2005, 07:33 PM   #1
Tech Elite
 
EDWARD2003's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Posts: 2,004
Trader Rating: 6 (100%+)
Red face A few questions about KO Propo Shotkie Diode and Novak...

Hey all.
I am running a 8 turn mod in my car and i thought about getting these items to enhance its performance.

I was looking into getting a KO Propo Shotkie Diode its like 8 diodes all in one unit. Now can i use this on my GTX speedcontrol?The reason i am asking such a dumb question is that on the instructions its states only to use on KO Propo speedcontrols! I think it should be fine to use.

Also looking into getting a Novak 8200 uF power cap. What will this do that the original power cap cant do? I know it stores power but do you think its too much holding power for the GTX?

Thanks

Edward
EDWARD2003 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2005, 10:06 AM   #2
Tech Master
 
burbs's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Location: wisconsin
Posts: 1,152
Trader Rating: 1 (100%+)
Send a message via AIM to burbs Send a message via Yahoo to burbs
Default

the power cap may help slightly.. if your racing.. it stores small burst of power..

the shottkey diode does not change performance.. the diode is a saftey device.. it is a filter... your motor sends back harmfull frequencies, to the speedo. most common while breaking.. the shottky prevents them from getting back to the speed control.. I know on my KO speed controls, if you did not run a shottkey the brakes would not work...

this is what i was told by a novak tech..
burbs is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-30-2005, 10:30 AM   #3
Tech Master
 
mini-dub's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: seattle
Posts: 1,632
Trader Rating: 16 (100%+)
Default

I only run a diode on the motor if 1) it's required, 2) I'm using a lot of brake. With my GTX I rarely run one an like I said, only when I have to use consistent brakes. Novak makes a diode that I believe is like 12 diodes all in one.

You probably wouldn't notice much of a difference with the larger cap, but it would give you a little more rip out of corners. With my GT7's I would always run 2 4700 caps.
__________________
Weylin Rose - www.shiftedcinema.com

Riding Bikes | Skiing | Helis | Rotor Rage | Cyclone Blades | RC Trim | Dead Kat Raceway
mini-dub is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
ko propo EX-1 Mars questions Mike - E Radio and Electronics 14 09-07-2008 12:18 AM
Ko propo esprit 2 questions Qatmix Radio and Electronics 2 08-17-2008 01:53 AM
F/S KO PROPO Ultimate Shotki Diode (Double) rraden R/C Items: For Sale/Trade 5 10-23-2006 03:35 PM
Novak GT7 Schottky Diode module yoko Electric On-Road 1 05-23-2006 03:02 PM
Got my Ko Propo EX-1... a couple of questions... GKHTC3 Electric On-Road 7 11-19-2002 05:46 PM



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -7. It is currently 11:57 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Powered By: vBulletin v3.9.2.1
Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | Advertise Content © 2001-2011 RCTech.net