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Old 11-21-2008, 08:06 PM
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Hi all,

Would a 30A to 40A ESC work ok with e-flite park 450 brushless motor?

Thanks,
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Old 11-21-2008, 11:51 PM
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Default RE: suitable esc

If you are referring to the Park 450 Brushless Outrunner Motor, 890Kv, it has a maximum continuous current of 14A and a maximum burst current of 18A. So a 30A or 40A ESC will be fine.

E-flite recommends a 20A ESC for that motor (see: http://www.horizonhobby.com/Products...rodID=EFLM1400), but that is the smallest ESC you should use; a larger one is always OK. The only downside to using a larger than required ESC is that the larger ESC might weigh slightly more than a smaller one. But the larger ESC will run cooler for a given current load, and that's a good thing.

- Jeff
Old 11-22-2008, 07:38 PM
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Thanks a lot Jeff.

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