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dDrive 2-in-1 BRUSHLESS POWER UNIT...SAY GOOD BUY TO STANDARD ESC,S !

Old 07-10-2015, 09:46 AM
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dDrive 2-in-1 brushless power unit

Here we go agene, upping the level. What do you think?





http://www.teamorion.com/upload/prod...ex-dDrive.html

http://www.redrc.net/2015/07/team-or...it/#more-99124
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Old 07-10-2015, 11:03 AM
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Until either the motor or ESC fails, then youll need one of each to replace it. Plus knowing Orion, this will be $500, and out of stock everywhere.
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Originally Posted by Hoese37 View Post
Until either the motor or ESC fails, then youll need one of each to replace it. Plus knowing Orion, this will be $500, and out of stock everywhere.
It's unsensored and will reportedly be $100 per Orion

Either way nobody that is a halfway serious racer will use one of these.

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Someone posted a similar deal for airplane use recently, and if I remember correctly predicted it would come to cars. Nailed it.

Not so great for those who switch motor winds depending. Also not sure if it fits into a class, aren't many of the popular 4 poles larger than 540 sized?

But I'm sure there is some market and that's fine. Racing, eh. Is it unfair to point out there is a market for RCs with a one board steering, ESC, and Rx too?
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Its a easy/cool setup it seem's and I'm sure it will be great for the market its aimed at which I'm assuming is not serious racers.
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If it doesn't have heat issues...i'ld buy one....but i doubt it will have torque
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I don't know what market need this product fills. For bashing, you can go cheaper than $100 and arrive at similar or better quality with products out there. Is it waterproof? If so, then maybe the lack of hassle and basher-readiness will appeal to some.

This is obviously not going to appeal to many racers as others has noted. If a racer wants to save wiring, I guess that airtronics combined esc receiver works if you have the proper radio.
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Just think how far that thing would stick out the side of say a touring car causing massive L/R balance issues. I can't really imagine a scenario where this setup would benefit?? Personally I hate all in one solutions - they aren't cost effective anyway you look at it. It'll always fail in only one part of it rendering the rest useless. I can't see this being very popular.
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The idea is not new, many brushed airplane motors can be found with an attached ESC

http://alshobbies.com/shop/lookupstock.php?pc=38117

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1169115

And many more....
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That negative at one glance.....huh....i know exactly who they are for.. believe it or not..... hopefully I'll have money when you can buy them

Even i was negative to a point...i measure more than twice though...and i carry a file
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I think the first place I could us it would be in a scale crawler, then maybe a tank or scale boat.
I would like to see a link to the plane motor.
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Originally Posted by Tim3 View Post
I think the first place I could us it would be in a scale crawler, then maybe a tank or scale boat.
I would like to see a link to the plane motor.
If you mean the one I mentioned, post #11 by nexxus in this thread:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/radio-el...-receiver.html

Just have to decide where to hide the ESC, in the motor or receiver.
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Originally Posted by Dave H View Post
If you mean the one I mentioned, post #11 by nexxus in this thread:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/radio-el...-receiver.html

Just have to decide where to hide the ESC, in the motor or receiver.
Dave H, I think I jumped the gun... Roelof was the one that made the comment and its brushed units not brushless. O well.
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Some time I plane on doing a scale 1/10 NASCAR or dessert truck out of S&K brass tubing, that I think would be cool. I know hiding esc under dash will help conceal it, but if its on the motor... bing !
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That would be cool. Pan car I assume for Nascar? Hopefully length wouldn't be a problem fitting it in. (I only have older 1/12 stuff for reference, which are fairly snug fitting)
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