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Old 12-03-2011, 03:45 AM   #751
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Something new, stay tuned:

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Old 12-04-2011, 04:48 PM   #752
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Another day testing A30, this time focused on Smart Brake System, one Word - SMART. Sometimes is hard to adjust your drag brake feeling because mainly your motor at a high speed/RPM needs more brake that a low speed/RPM, well now you can get this with the Smart Brake System. Pretty useful on high grip asfalt or carpet racing, but if on the sweet spot works great at any condition. No more stuck or loose, you choose what you want at the speed you desire, pretty usefull for modified low turn racing. According to the Manual:

A Smart Brake System set up example:
We set Trigger RPM at 15000 with Max Brake Strength at 15% and Drag
Brake at 5%. When the throttle is released, the system detects the motor
is at 25000 RPM. The Smart Brake System will kick in with drag brake
strength 15%. When the RPM drops to 15000, the Smart Brake System
will start decreasing motor RPM progressively with drag brake force from
15 (Max Brake Strength) down to 5% (Drag Brake) and this is based on
the Dynamic Curve parameter setting.


At the end of the day i had plenty of power with a great soft feeling and finally a drag brake as desired, gonna keep testing but i think is a great starting point for modified. My setup here under setups menu: http://jorgesimoesrc.pt.vu/

Soon will be testing more Modified Turns and some spec, any question feel free to ask.
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Does Viper still have the office in Redmond? I'd rather not pay $27 for a cable if I can just swing by and get the update.

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Has anyone tried a 4.5xl in a sc10? How well does it fit I'f so?
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It was suggested that I post some of my info from the viper site here on rctech so here it is.

The Edmonton leg of the WCICS (Western Canadian Indoor Championship Series) is now complete. I did a lot of tweaking with my Viper equipment over the 3 day event. I learned that the SmartBrake function is a valuable tuning aid when set up correctly, also that motor fans are a must to manage motor temps for carpet Touring Car racing. The VTX1 performed well in my WGT car however, I realized during practice that I was running firmware version A25 so I will not be posting setups until I update the speedo and complete further testing in pan car. My 17.5 (blinky) car was on par with the fastest cars in the (largest) class, I would have liked a little more punch off the corners but, excellent straight away speed made up for a lot.
In 13.5 I wasn't running a fan so temps could have been lower but the setup I ran performed well all weekend and was very quick, the VST seemed to handle higher temperatures well.

Final results were as follows: TC 17.5 (blinky) Qualified 7th / finished 2nd - TC 13.5 boosted (Super Stock) Qualified 3rd / finished 4th. My runs in the mains could have been cleaner but, I didn't take the time to adjust my TC6's for very high grip at the end of the event. A couple of traction roll overs and I really had to push hard to gain back positions. All in all, a great weekend of racing and a good showing for Team Viper!

Here are the links to the setup sheets:

http://viper-rc.com/forums/index.php...91.0;attach=62
http://viper-rc.com/forums/index.php...91.0;attach=63
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Old 12-07-2011, 10:58 AM   #756
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Has anyone tried a 4.5xl in a sc10? How well does it fit I'f so?
Please make this question on the off road thread, thanks.
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Does Viper still have the office in Redmond? I'd rather not pay $27 for a cable if I can just swing by and get the update.

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Old 12-07-2011, 11:39 AM   #758
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The all new VTX1 will be here next week with the all NEW A30 firmware installed. This ESC will be a beast and can do it all for onroad applications with 1s-2s capabilites.

Here is the scheduled round up:
VTX10 and 10R fan kits are available now!!
VTX1 available next week
The Coppehead ETA is Late December
The 1/8 scale ESC and Motor ETA late Febuary
VST- Black series motors are in development working samples, ETA Late December

Lots of exciting products coming out, it will be worth the wait
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Old 12-07-2011, 01:56 PM   #759
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How much does the VTX1 weigh?

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The all new VTX1 will be here next week with the all NEW A30 firmware installed. This ESC will be a beast and can do it all for onroad applications with 1s-2s capabilites.

Here is the scheduled round up:
VTX10 and 10R fan kits are available now!!
VTX1 available next week
The Coppehead ETA is Late December
The 1/8 scale ESC and Motor ETA late Febuary
VST- Black series motors are in development working samples, ETA Late December

Lots of exciting products coming out, it will be worth the wait
VTX1 next week! That's great news, I've had one on pre-order since the release. Can't wait to give it a try.

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A tad smaller than the LRP but larger than the Tekin...was hoping for a bit smaller but still a pretty good footprint. If I have some money left over after Christmas shopping I'll probably pick one up
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Old 12-10-2011, 12:39 PM   #762
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Hey Guys Im new to Viper and I seem to be having a problem with my Pro Guage and or Speedo. Its a vtx10 I plug in the pro guage and go to link device and it comes back with a "connection failed" Im not sure if it the guage or the speedo or me thats maybe not doing somthing correctly? I was wondering if maybe you guys had some advice or maybe simular issues? Or do I need to send it in to Viper to get taken care of? Thanks in advacne guys.
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Old 12-10-2011, 02:29 PM   #763
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Hi Rdog, do you turn your ESC into Programming Mode before plugging the progauge?
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Selling some Viper stuff like a VTX1!!
http://www.rctech.net/forum/r-c-item...tx1-vtx10.html
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Old 12-12-2011, 02:42 PM   #765
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Guys, need to honest answers!!

I've been offered a drive which specifies I must use viper products. I'm currently running hobbywing and tekin esc's and trinity and lrp motors.

I race 10.5 and 13.5t boosted tc.

How do the viper products (honestly) compare?
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