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gingyer

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Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« on: March 18, 2008, 04:14:58 PM »

I have a few of the old hitec esc that are the gold brick ones
can anyone remember the max voltage for them my mind say's
it 7.2V but I wanted to check
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2008, 04:53:49 PM »

I think they were good for 8.4 (7 cells), any more volts and the output driver circuit would incinerate itself.  (Easily recognised - a very black resistor over a very black bit of PCB, normally with some melted solder and a curly bit of copper tracking separated from the board)
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #2 on: March 18, 2008, 05:22:51 PM »

Yes, just had a look & the label reads 6 - 8.4V  O0
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #3 on: March 18, 2008, 11:25:34 PM »

Thanks for the info I always had 6v going thru them
and I wanted to make sure they were not for 12v
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #4 on: April 04, 2008, 05:16:50 PM »

Hi All,
sorry too but in but do they have a built in B.E.C

Andy
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #5 on: April 04, 2008, 05:43:12 PM »

no they require a
seperate batt for the rx.
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Re: Hitec "Gold brick" ESC's
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2008, 08:43:08 PM »

Hi gingyer, thank you

Andy
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