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Hey all. I have a 8t2.0. I just ordered a 2s lipo for receiver. Question is how does it cut itself off. I am running a dx3s. Is that the only way to know when to stop? Running hv hitec servos on throttle and steering. Thanks guys. Got me kinda in a daze.
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Hey all. I have a 8t2.0. I just ordered a 2s lipo for receiver. Question is how does it cut itself off. I am running a dx3s. Is that the only way to know when to stop? Running hv hitec servos on throttle and steering. Thanks guys. Got me kinda in a daze.
Cutoff has to be programed into the ESC.
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The 8T is nitro isn't it?
You probably don't want a cutoff. Think about that for a second and what would happen when when the cutoff point is reached.
You could get a low voltage alarm, but how are you going to hear it over the sound of the engine?
If you have telemetry, that might be the way to go.
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That's exactly what I was thinking. My luck the cut off would hot at wot. I guess I'll just keep a eye on it.
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That's exactly what I was thinking. My luck the cut off would hot at wot. I guess I'll just keep a eye on it.
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you could think about getting a lipo monitor with lights, so that you can just stop your car and look in through the windshield to see how much charge you have left.

This is the one I use for my electric cars without an LVC. http://www.hobbypartz.com/libaprforcar.html Just cut off the wire and you're good to go.
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OP are you racing this or bashing?

If you're racing you shouldn't have any trouble getting a full race day on one charge...3-4 tanks of practice, couple heats and a 30 min main..
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Mainly gonna call myself race bashing on a homemade track. Umm we running everything same track. Mini revos to Baja
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