Brushed/Brushless motors, speed controls, gear drives Discuss all aspects of brushless motors, brushed motors, speed controls (ESC's), gear drives and propellers in this forum.

s battery and ESC


Old 04-07-2017, 02:57 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: santa rosa, CA
Posts: 28
My Gallery
My Models
My Feedback
Default s battery and ESC

For an 8 cell lipo battery do you always require an HV ESC or would a non-HV esc be okay. I was
thinking of trying an 8s 2700mah 25c battery with a 70amp ESC and a Tacon 110 outrunner on a
13lb Extra 300. In your dreams, what??? Many thanks.
oxen is offline  
Reply With Quote
Old 04-07-2017, 04:20 PM
My Feedback: (5)
flyinwalenda's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Northeast, PA
Posts: 3,970
My Gallery
My Models
My Feedback

As long as the ESC specs state it can handle 8 cells then it's fine. A HV ESC will usually handle 8 to 12 cells.

I would use a 75 or 80 amp ESC for that set-up and a higher capacity battery pack unless you only want 2-3 minute flights.
flyinwalenda is offline  
Reply With Quote

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us Archive Advertising Cookie Policy