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motor controller w/out reciever?

Old 11-13-2006, 03:09 PM
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Default motor controller w/out reciever?

hi, first post!!

i have a general question reguarding brushless motor speed controllers. is it possible to use one without the reciever? could you ,for example, put a pot inbetween signal and ground to control the speed of the motor? ive seen a couple cheap ones on ebay id like to experiment with, and i dont want to build my own 3 phase converter. thanks
Old 11-13-2006, 04:20 PM
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Default RE: motor controller w/out reciever?

That won't work because the speed is controlled by a pulse train from the receiver. There are several servo testers that will do it however. One from Astroflight for $19.95 that works fine.

http://www.astroflight.com/store/sto...dCJE94bN49l9S1
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Default RE: motor controller w/out reciever?

If I understand your question correctly, The answer is no.[]
Old 11-13-2006, 05:01 PM
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Just take Red's advice and you'll be good to go
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