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Old 10-04-2011, 06:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all, just wondering if a Phoenix 35 will fit ok on the 250? Just got one and was wondering how well it would fit. I plan on mounting it on the bottom of the frame.

Also, are EC3's too big for a 250?

Thank you in advance.

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Old 10-04-2011, 08:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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im sure it can be used without a problem but alittle large on everything including wire size, it will be harder to mount than a 25 setup and harder to arrange the beefier wires, and if im carrying extra weight i would rather have a 25 with a seperate bec so i could drive my servos with alittle more performance .. just the way i look at it ... the connectors should be ok i'd rather have those than deans .. but if thats what you got i would use it, if you have a stock esc i would suggest keeping it and getting a seperate bec and save the 35 for a 450 ...
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Wonder if I'll have a problem soldering a 2mm bullet connector on to the motor wires.
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Hey all, just wondering if a Phoenix 35 will fit ok on the 250? Just got one and was wondering how well it would fit. I plan on mounting it on the bottom of the frame.

Also, are EC3's too big for a 250?

Thank you in advance.

Rex

Rex save the 35a speedy for a 450 class heli, it will be overkill and super heavy on the little 250. go with something in the 15-25 amp range like a phoenix 25 or jazz mini 15 or 20a speed controller. http://www.readyheli.com/PHOENIX25-C...C_p_35772.html
http://www.readyheli.com/Kontronik-M...5_p_37485.html If you want to use efilte connectors go with some ec2's they are a little bigger than jst connectors but the can handle more current. http://www.readyheli.com/EFLAEC303-E...e_p_32490.html
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I got a phoenix 35 for like 35 dollars. I am going to try it on the 250 and see what happens.
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Ive got an Exceed 30 on my 250 and its doing great. Mounted it under the skids nice and tidy.
Only a couple grams heavier then the Align stockie and looks great.
If your 35 is about the same size youll be fine.
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Old 10-05-2011, 12:27 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Excellent. I think the CC is 10 grams heavier than the stock align ESC. That's not much. Hopefully it might take some of the twitchiness out of it.
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I even got CC ICE Lite 50A on T250
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Old 10-05-2011, 08:10 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Ive been running the CC 35 for about 3 months now. Runs perfect. I have it under the frame, its where i had my align ESC too because i think its where there is the most heat disipation and fits well under there.

I have use both the standard JST and now mini dean, AND the stock 2mm connectors and now the 2.5mm (or 3mm?) from hyperion motor.

Id like to have a 5.5v and 6v option, its only 5v. And ill swap it in my blade 400 and get the CC 25 just for weigh, its a bit heavy and i have a fully modded blade 400 that could use the CC 35 since its ESC doesnt have gov mod.
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