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Old 06-25-2008, 09:11 PM
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Questions?? Hobbywing ESC's

Anyone here used any of the Hobbywing ESC's? I am looking at getting the EZRUN 35a for my Traxxas Bandit
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I have the Xerun 120A and it is a solid controller. Speed Passion GT, Venom and Orion all have their controllers built by Hobbywing. The eZRun line has the same programming as the Xerun, but less AMPs. I have a eZRun 60A coming soon and a few other ESC as well to test out. The eZRun 60A will go in a Recoil.
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Where would one purchase their speed controls?

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I was going to try an bring them to the US, but they don't want to hurt their relationship with Speed Passion. You can actually get the eZRun ESC from ebay as some vendors are selling them there.
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Is the Speedpassion GT (which is a sensorless esc) a downgraded version of the Xerun or does it have the same beefed up specs?
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Originally Posted by Key View Post
Is the Speedpassion GT (which is a sensorless esc) a downgraded version of the Xerun or does it have the same beefed up specs?
The Xerun is the model that the manufacturer sells. The Xerun now for example is on version 2.0 and that's the version Speed Passion should be on right now. The Speed Passion GT and LPF which are the Xerun 120A and 60A are both sensored and sensorless (Not sensorless only). The Speed Passion, Venom and Orion ESCs should have the same specs as the Xerun controllers. If you go to www.redrc.net you can see that Speed Passion just added the 1/18 controller to the line up and Hobbywing had that available for a while now.
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Originally Posted by lutach View Post
The Xerun is the model that the manufacturer sells. The Xerun now for example is on version 2.0 and that's the version Speed Passion should be on right now. The Speed Passion GT and LPF which are the Xerun 120A and 60A are both sensored and sensorless (Not sensorless only). The Speed Passion, Venom and Orion ESCs should have the same specs as the Xerun controllers. If you go to www.redrc.net you can see that Speed Passion just added the 1/18 controller to the line up and Hobbywing had that available for a while now.
That's some good information.

BTW - They can run in sensored mode as well as their native sensorless mode but they are sensorless-based ESCs.
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Originally Posted by Key View Post
That's some good information.

BTW - They can run in sensored mode as well as their native sensorless mode but they are sensorless-based ESCs.
It's basically the hybrid technology. If you have the sensor hooked up you'll get all the start up power you need. I did use my Xerun 120A with my Trinity N80 and it was equally good on start ups. They are solid controllers.
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Yes, but the reverse is not possible. This means you cannot have a sensored-based esc with the option to run it in sensorless mode.

hmmm.. sounds like it's very promising. Have you by any chance tried the 120amp version on 1/8 scale applications? I'm wondering if it can handle higher voltage with the bigger can motors?
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Originally Posted by Key View Post
Yes, but the reverse is not possible. This means you cannot have a sensored-based esc with the option to run it in sensorless mode.

hmmm.. sounds like it's very promising. Have you by any chance tried the 120amp version on 1/8 scale applications? I'm wondering if it can handle higher voltage with the bigger can motors?
I only tried it a couple times on 4S in my MBX5T, but the motor in it was a 6 pole motor from Mega (ACn22/30/2). I will wait until I get a new motor to try out and test a few 2 pole XL motors on 4S. I like 6S and up, but the Xerun 120A only goes to 4S.
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I talked to guy from Hobbywing. Xerun 120A can handle 1:8 car, but onroad. They are preparing ESC for 1:8 buggy.
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Hi guys - any more feedback on the cheapest EZRun ones? the price looks really tempting on the 35A + 9T combo, but I've been burnt before (pun intended) with cheap chinese electronics melting under load even when working in spec range... thanks!

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I have the 60A version and it is a very nice ESC. I'll soon be starting a thread and I'll be talking about the eZRun line.
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EZrun might be good entry level ESC, too bad i already have enought ESC.
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Originally Posted by Drift_Buggy View Post
Anyone here used any of the Hobbywing ESC's? I am looking at getting the EZRUN 35a for my Traxxas Bandit
I have a friend that has been running ont of the 60amp 10T motors in a Traxxas slash for about a month now. He has not had any problems and it runs almost dead even with my Mamba Max 5700kv combo. He was able to get 48MPH with a 3cell lipo.

Originally Posted by RobbieS View Post
Where would one purchase their speed controls?

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www.hobbycity.com has them.

Here is the 35amp

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...verse_programm.

and the 60amp.

http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbycity/s...verse_programm.
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