Category: General Electric

Articles relating to all Electric RC vehicles

How to determine when a LiPo Battery is DEAD

It’s known that like most things in life, LiPo batteries do not last forever. Eventually, LiPo batteries degrade to a point which makes them become unusable for your application.  The real question is, how do you know when an RC LiPo Battery is DEAD? Did you know that using a dead battery can actually be …

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Brushless Inrunner vs Outrunner motor?

Brushless Outrunner Motor Windings

There are many options that we have for RC brushless motors regardless of the application. Motor come in many sizes to fit certain power ranges. One of the biggest factors that could effect your brushless motor purchase, is a brushless inrunner option or a brushless outrunner. Which motor option would you choose, inrunner or outrunner? …

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Cutting Brushless Motor Wires

Often times the question of motor wires is asked. The exact wire in question is the three motor wires that exit the can of the motor. They can be up to several inches in length down to only an inch or so from the can of the motor. Many would like to know if it …

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RC Battery Connectors and Wire Gauge

RC Battery Connectors In the application of electric motors and batteries, connectors play a large role in transfering the battery power to the motor and through the ESC. Not only does it transfer power but it also must be able to break apart quickly for battery or motor replacements. Choosing the right kind of connector …

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Brushless Motor Poles – Radio Control Info

When one refers to How many poles an electric motor has, they are commonly referring to how many magnetic poles there are. Many often wonder the differences between motors having more or less poles. Here, we will focus on a brief discussion concerning Brushless motor magnetic poles. Main focus will be placed on In Runner …

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