R/C Tech Forums

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

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 11-19-2002, 09:45 PM   #1
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 135
Default Micro ESC Help me decide which to get.

I had a Novak Atom for my micro but, it fried. I put in my spare Cyclone but I think it is over kill. I also Want reverse. HAs anyone tried the Novak Spy?? I was looking into it but, haven't heard anything about it. I don't like the T.O. Flash and haven't had good luck with the LRP Quantums in any of my 1/10 cars. So $150 beans on a reversing Quantum that I'm not sure I will like is making me nuts.

Any info about the Spy or any others that you can come up with would be appriciated.

Thanks, Rob

E-mail if you don't feel like posting.
psychofactor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-19-2002, 10:07 PM   #2
Tech Champion
 
Matt Howard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Abilene TX
Posts: 5,952
Trader Rating: 6 (100%+)
Default

You don't need the top of the line quantum reverse. I ran a quantum sport in my micro with no problems at all. Doesn't LRP make a quantum sport w/ reverse? I'm pretty sure they do and it should be alot cheaper than $150
Matt Howard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 04:02 AM   #3
Tech Fanatic
 
rccarracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 926
Default

LRP do make a micro specific ESC for the Micro RS4, but I personally use the Spy myself with a HPI 6v pack and Orion Elite Mod motor, and have had nothing but fun with the car.....
Currently running it with the reverse locked out though, always me to drift nicely with my sweet drift spec Trueno...
rccarracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 04:05 AM   #4
Tech Fanatic
 
rccarracer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2001
Location: Sydney, Australia
Posts: 926
Default

Also the price is a little easier on the wallet for the Spy.
Novak Spy = US$55
LRP Micro Quantum = US$100

(Prices quoted from Stormer Hobbies)
rccarracer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 09:19 AM   #5
Regional Moderator
 
Darkseid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: At my computer, duh...
Posts: 9,033
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

psychofactor: I use a GM V3r in my micro. It has auto set up and has reverse. The only down side is that they say it can work with only 4 cells, but it doesn't very well. At least mine didn't. So if your running 5 or more cells in your micro you'll be set. Its also nice and small and has solder post for replaceable wires.

Best part is.....it will only run you about $54.99

I attached a pic of mine mounted up in my micro. Its under the bundle of wires right in the middle. Like I said, its pretty small.
Attached Images
File Type: jpg arm micro_topview.jpg (38.7 KB, 61 views)
__________________
TLR 22...Tamiya F104...
Darkseid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 09:25 AM   #6
Regional Moderator
 
Darkseid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: At my computer, duh...
Posts: 9,033
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

psychofactor: oh, another bonus this speedo has over purpose made micro speedo's like the SPY is that if you ever decide to, you can use it in normal cars. It can work with normal sized motors and cells. I tested it out in my sedan with normal cells and it worked flawlessly. It does have a 19turn motor limit though.

Just food for thought.
__________________
TLR 22...Tamiya F104...
Darkseid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 09:26 AM   #7
Tech Adept
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 135
Default

Killer Micro!! Looks sweet as hell in there. I think I might go with the GM V6r or the Quantum Micro or the Novak Spy! Has anyone used all of these and felt a difference in performance. I'm not sure if anyone would considering that these little motors don't draw all that much.

I had a V12 and didn't car to much for that but, That was also in 1/10th touring switching between mod and stock set up was a pain. In this thing It's pretty straight foward I would think.

Also, have any of you had problems witht eh front wheels needing to be dremeled out to prevent rubbing
psychofactor is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-20-2002, 10:30 AM   #8
Regional Moderator
 
Darkseid's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: At my computer, duh...
Posts: 9,033
Trader Rating: 8 (100%+)
Default

No, no rubbing on the front wheels of my car. Everything works great.
__________________
TLR 22...Tamiya F104...
Darkseid is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-22-2002, 07:21 AM   #9
Tech Addict
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Nebraska USA
Posts: 615
Default I recommend the GM 3r.

I have one in my micro and its great!
Nightbreed is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Please help my son decide... glock19er Monster Trucks 16 08-22-2007 07:23 PM
Help me decide. Plz Promus Electric Off-Road 6 05-27-2006 09:22 AM
help me decide! kh15 Electric Off-Road 15 01-05-2005 12:13 PM
Which one? Can't decide... Darth Vader Malaysian R/C Racers 58 12-21-2004 07:20 PM
Help Me Decide On What to do... LosiFromHell986 Chat Lounge 8 07-27-2003 04:22 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 02:12 AM.


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