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09-13-2016, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By Dave H

Highly recommend adding a balancer harness to the...

Highly recommend adding a balancer harness to the pack for charging safety. Lithium cells can get rather exciting if overcharged. This page provides a reference, choose Show Balancer wire hookup on...
09-08-2016, 04:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 952
Posted By Dave H

Another approach besides adjusting the...

Another approach besides adjusting the termination Voltage is setting the balance speed to slow. Turning balance trickle on should help more.
08-17-2016, 07:49 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Dave H

Just to clarify so you get the right advice on...

Just to clarify so you get the right advice on charging, the pack is a nimh, not a lipo?
08-16-2016, 07:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 476
Posted By Dave H

Correct, 4.2V per cell fully charged. 16.8V for...

Correct, 4.2V per cell fully charged. 16.8V for a 4S pack.
08-14-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,582
Posted By Dave H

In principle that is correct, the big chargers...

In principle that is correct, the big chargers are power limited with a 12V power supply, regardless of how big it is. Actual value varies some by charger model. Ratings aren't wrong, just need to...
08-07-2016, 08:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 13,968
Posted By Dave H

Confirmed entries for the Roar nats this coming...

Confirmed entries for the Roar nats this coming week. Paid Verified Entries (http://roarracing.com/national_races_entries.php?raceid=48)

2wd SCT: 19 stockers, 15 mods
Racing truck: 29 stockers, ...
07-31-2016, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 525
Posted By Dave H

A couple good sources: Hansen Hobbies...

A couple good sources:

Hansen Hobbies Connectors and Accessories (http://www.hansenhobbies.com/products/connectors/)

TQ Racing (http://www.tqracing.com/)

I like TQ 13ga wire for traditional...
07-31-2016, 06:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,362
Posted By Dave H

Inside and outside of the spring, meaning from...

Inside and outside of the spring, meaning from the center of the car, inboard/outboard? It is true with an arm type suspension if the spring/shock is mounted along the arm, not out at the spindle,...
07-31-2016, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By Dave H

Please use one of the existing threads, depending...

Please use one of the existing threads, depending on which version. Thanks for helping keep the site organized a bit.
...
07-30-2016, 08:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,362
Posted By Dave H

Per a clip from one of your articles the key is...

Per a clip from one of your articles the key is where the mass (not weight) is attached. The inside vs. outside of the spring interpretation is limited to the normal orientation apparently assumed...
07-30-2016, 12:37 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 23,246
Posted By Dave H

2 of the Reactors in series, with an adjusted...

2 of the Reactors in series, with an adjusted control circuit like Howard described hooked to both in parallel?
07-22-2016, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 405
Posted By Dave H

The above is correct for basic charging, but...

The above is correct for basic charging, but there are possible advantages to hooking up the balancer even when charging one cell with your Hyperions. And some other good chargers, PowerLabs I...
07-20-2016, 08:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By Dave H

Some info that may be useful. Simple...

Some info that may be useful.

Simple Guidelines for Charging Nickel-based Batteries

The charge efficiency of nickel-based is close to 100 percent up to 70 percent charge. The pack remains cool...
07-20-2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,485
Posted By Dave H

As previously mentioned with low charge rates the...

As previously mentioned with low charge rates the delta peak detection will not work, at least not reliably. Go by time/capacity with low charge rates. The extra capacity is going into heat, but it...
07-18-2016, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 515
Posted By Dave H

As has been stated several times, including by...

As has been stated several times, including by ESC representatives, the ESC is only calibrated to the radio system. The motor is not calibrated to the ESC or vice versa.
07-12-2016, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 526
Posted By Dave H

This thread would be the best place to ask and/or...

This thread would be the best place to ask and/or look:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric-off-road/749950-tlr-22-2-0-race-kit-1-10-2wd-buggy-thread.html
Forum: RC Boating
07-09-2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Dave H

Yes now that I look again I'm confused too. ...

Yes now that I look again I'm confused too. Sorry not much help.
Forum: RC Boating
07-09-2016, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 764
Posted By Dave H

Under the Included section it mentions a XT60...

Under the Included section it mentions a XT60 plug?
07-09-2016, 04:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 398
Posted By Dave H

Need more details. What model RC, battery,...

Need more details. What model RC, battery, gearing, track conditions, etc. Adjust any settings on the ESC?
07-09-2016, 04:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 21,557
Posted By Dave H

Your time frames missed the boost era, and some...

Your time frames missed the boost era, and some reliability issues. Companies started adding dynamic timing advance into the brushless speed controllers, which made stock motors dramatically...
07-09-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 236,601
Posted By Dave H

Ah yes, high school math. Everything was so...

Ah yes, high school math. Everything was so simple then.
07-09-2016, 03:28 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 236,601
Posted By Dave H

The iCharger Duo data I have seen suggests they...

The iCharger Duo data I have seen suggests they are about 85-87% efficient when charging 4S packs at these power levels when using a 12 Volt power supply. Perhaps a touch under 600W.

What level...
07-07-2016, 07:56 PM
Replies: 864
Views: 236,601
Posted By Dave H

Only need to double the amps, not both amps and...

Only need to double the amps, not both amps and volts. A pair of 4S packs being charged at 15A each takes 504 Watts of charger power. Figure on about 630 Watts of power supply needed, using a...
07-02-2016, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,723
Posted By Dave H

No, they really are 2 different wires: W....

No, they really are 2 different wires:

W. S. Deans wire (http://www.wsdeans.com/products/wire/)

Gauge depends on the RC. I doubt many pan car racers or micro enthusiasts are using 12ga.
06-28-2016, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 327
Posted By Dave H

The B5M thread is the best place to ask: ...

The B5M thread is the best place to ask:

http://www.rctech.net/forum/electric-off-road/780905-official-team-associated-rc10-b5m-mid-motor-thread.html
...
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