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Old 02-25-2007, 05:23 PM
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the Analyzer Numbers ?

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after reading thru the manual im really not much further in understanding how to choose the right prop for my plane. hers my set-up and numbers off my Medusa Power Analyzer.
set-up:
e-flight 450 890kv
ultrafly 25 amp ESC
TP 2100 li-po
prop 11.38 APC

numbers:
top left corner reads .6 WH
bottom left reads 160 watts
top right reads 11.7 volts
bottom right reads 14.5 amps
these readings were taken at WOT.
i understand that at 160 watts im below the 180 watt rating of the motor and at 14.5 amps im below the 25 amp operating range of the ESC, so what does this mean to me? other than meaning i wont burn up my motor and ESC, im at a loss..does this mean i can go with a bigger or smaller prop to get the most out of my set-up ? any help would be appreciated.

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Old 02-26-2007, 10:08 AM
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From those numbers, you have some more room to work with to really get the full potential out of the system. You can jump up some more in prop size and still be well within the range of the motor, ESC and battery. Try an 11x6 or 11x7.
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thanks, im still learning this electric stuff.
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