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How to wire a brushless speed control?

Old 11-25-2008, 02:00 AM
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Default How to wire a brushless speed control?

I am sure this question has been asked a million times here,but I could not find the answer.I have several new speed controller for brushless that do not have colored wires coming out of the end that conects to the motor(3 wires).How do i know which one goes where,or does it not matter?For that matter,I have a couple motors that have all 3 wires the same color(black)and how does that work?Thanks for the help.
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just plug all all 3 in and test the motor WITHOUT a prop and which way the motor turns if its right you got it and can leave it alone if it turns clockwise (from the front of plane) change any 2 of the wires and it should turn the right way counter clockwise from front.

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Default RE: How to wire a brushless speed control?

bassman is exactly right. The colors of the wires on brushless ESCs and motors don't mean a thing.

If a brushless motor runs on the wrong direction, just swap any two of the wires.

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Default RE: How to wire a brushless speed control?

Swap any two of the three motorwires. NEVER EVER reverse battery polarity to reverse rotation, will fry your controller (and electronics in general).

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