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Goldberg Electra

Old 10-31-2006, 04:36 PM
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Default Goldberg Electra

I have a Goldberg Electra with the 550 brushed motor and a 30A brushed
ESC being run on a 6 cell car style battery (as per the instructions). I would like to plug in my 11.1v
lipo to reduce weight .... will this work or will it fry my ESC or motor?
Old 10-31-2006, 05:08 PM
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Default RE: Goldberg Electra

Unless you change the gearing and/or prop you will be in deep trouble. Even if the motor can cope with 11.1v, you need to choose the correct combo to keep the amp draw/watts-in within the 550's limits.
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Default RE: Goldberg Electra

Yup. Youll toast the motor or controller or both. Try a 7.4V LiPo

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