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19 Aug 2019 09:14:20
Good for you!  ~~
18 Aug 2019 19:13:57
Had another negative encounter, it's been a few years since the last one, just an uneducated ******, going on about drones being illegal yada yada yada.    :-/
Still that didn't spoil my flying time, had an absolute blast  ~~
07 Aug 2019 19:52:01
ooooh mrs jones  :D
30 Jul 2019 15:26:34
D.B. you tightwad.. :cool:
29 Jul 2019 20:14:10
DB that just means you have shed loads of props in the first place ;-)
29 Jul 2019 18:53:33
Just had a thought, even with all the crashing I've done, I haven't bought any replacement props in over a year ~~
09 Jul 2019 19:45:42
May the sun shine and winds be light for BFU#8. Son't forget lots of vids for those of us unable to attend.  :D
09 Jul 2019 18:10:30
Hope you all have a great day  :beer2:
09 Jul 2019 14:05:28
BFU#8 details locked in for this saturday - see the head of the forum thread for all details.
05 Jul 2019 21:51:05
Good for genital warts as well......or so I'm told.. :hmm
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ESC stop working suddenly

Started by Mhat, Friday,September 13, 2013, 21:02:51

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I was doing a pre first flight tests, powering my Flight controller (which is Multiwii & Megapirate AIOP) from one of the ESC';s, after a while, I';m not sure when and what happened exactly but I noticed that one of the 4 motors don';t rotate,, and that was the same motor I am powering the flight controller from it';s ESC.

I tested that ESC by connecting it directly to receiver, the motor still won';t rotate , the ESC starts by beebing normally but it can';t drive the  motor, when I raise the throttle the motors generate sounds like clicks but no rotation at all

I tried different ESC on the same motor and it worked

any idea, any solution ?

my ESC is TURNIGY plush-60amp


They do go duff now and again, you only need one FET to die (they also die after crashes :( )
Not much kit, but what I have I like
Armattan Tilt 2, Morphite 180, Quark 150, Decapitated NanoQX


are you sure that this ESC has broken ?
how can I test it ?
is there any possibility to fix it by replacing the FET at home ?
it will cost me a lot to order a new one and pay the shipping charge


Try the following
Try another motor on that ESC
Check that the power to the esc is good

I have been told that the FETs can be changed, but I believe that it is dependant on the type of ESC

But by the time you gt the right size, value and then fight with surface mount components I couldn';t upset myself.

Also i would not trust the esc with my quad afterwards

I had a duff ESC and a suspect motor, for the sake of 15 quid I simply retired the suspect motor as my quad is with more than a single motor
Not much kit, but what I have I like
Armattan Tilt 2, Morphite 180, Quark 150, Decapitated NanoQX