Category: General Electric

Articles relating to all Electric RC vehicles

5 Ways to Maximize LiPo Battery Lifespan

LiPo batteries is one area of the RC hobby that can be fairly expensive. Especially if all the RC vehicles that you prefer to run, uses a different pack. The typical lifespan that we can expect from a LiPo battery pack can on average about 2 to 3 years. For certain RC applications, the LiPo …

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All about RC Brushless Motor Windings

Only a 2.5 Turn on a Brushless Inrunner

Every Brushless motor has a series of windings that are an essential part of its operation. The windings in a brushless motor are considered a core item withing the motor. The purpose of the motor windings is to produce a magnetic field controlled by an electronic speed control to interact with the permanent magnets causing …

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How to extend ESC wires correctly

Extending ESC wires can harm the ESC if not done correctly. We explained the sort of phenomenon that is responsible for the troubles. That can be found here in an article titled, “Why extending ESC wires can be harmful.”  Bottom line is that the inductance of the battery input wires can destroy your ESC. You …

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Why extending ESC wires can be harmful

Cutting ESC Wires - Water Hammer Effect

Did you know that extending the wires on your ESC can actually be harmful for your ESC? Yep, it’s true, extending wires on the battery side of the ESC can put a lot more stress on your ESC. This is for brushless motors. Why extending wires can be harmful? Extending your battery wires are only …

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Best C Rating for RC LiPo Battery

2s 860mAh with a C Rating of 35C

Selecting the correct LiPo battery pack for your RC vehicle is not as easy as just selecting the cell count. One of the most important parts of the correct battery pack selection is also considering the C rating. What is the C rating? Well let’s take a look! What is the C Rating? All LiPo …

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