Outrage 550 Setups - HeliFreak
Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect START  HERE


Unregistered
Go Back   HeliFreak > R/C Helicopter Support > Antique Out of Production and Vintage Helicopters > Outrage RC > Outrage 550


Outrage 550 Outrage 550 Helicopter Factory Support Forum


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-07-2008, 02:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 7,692
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: May 2006
Location: McKinney TX
Default Outrage 550 Setups

List your Outrage 550 setups! It's never to early to start making planes. I'l go first.

Jazz 80 ESC
9252 cyclic servos
9256 on the tail
Solid G Gyro
Motor... undecided
560mm Rototech Mains
92mm tails
6s 5000 Outrage Lipos
Western Robotics BEC High Current
AR7000

I'm kicking around the idea of running an 8s setup on this heli.....
__________________
Just a guy and his heli....

Last edited by LITHIUMSTATIC; 07-07-2008 at 07:51 PM..
LITHIUMSTATIC is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 07-07-2008, 05:56 PM   #2 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: England
Default

Well if it's a 550 then the Z-Power Z30A should work pretty good but I've no idea what kv the bird is designed around. The Z30A is normally 1150kv. Although they do an 800kv version as well.
trextuning is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-07-2008, 06:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Punta Gorda, FL
Default

I have in my possession:
FASST 8CH Rec
Spartan Gyro
CC HV 80
CC BEC
I am thinking
560 Rotortechs (If Outrage 550s are not available yet)
92 Rotortech tails.
BLS 251
3 BLS 451s (Hope I have the #s right)
Not sure on the power yet. Charley is testing with a Z30 and 6S 5000s
SteveL is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-07-2008, 11:09 PM   #4 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,443
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Socal, USA
Default

If I had one Here would be my setup:

- Jazz 55-10-32
- Tonic-X 800kv
- Outrage 8s 3700
- Rotortech 560
- Futaba s9452s on cyclic
- Spartan + 8900G on tail
__________________
Long Nguyen



Long Nguyen is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-08-2008, 04:02 AM   #5 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: England
Default

interesting, I was planning on 8S 3700 as well

Castle HV-110
Outrage 8S 3700
CSM 720
not decided on blades but have some Rotortech's here
BLS-251 tail servo
Z30A motor
need to find some cyclic servos, I'm sure I have some here somewhere
trextuning is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-17-2008, 07:07 PM   #6 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,411
 

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Colorado
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LITHIUMSTATIC View Post
List your Outrage 550 setups! It's never to early to start making planes. I'l go first.

Jazz 80 ESC
[SNIP]

I'm kicking around the idea of running an 8s setup on this heli.....
Probably stating the obvious, but the Jazz 80 won't do 8S. Now the Jive 80+ HV...
__________________
Logo 600 3D V-Bar, Jazz 55-10-32, Tango 45-7, 0.7/13T, BLS451/BLS251, JR R921, Maniac623
Logo 500 3D V-Bar, Jive 100+LV, Scorpion HK-4020-1100, 0.7/15T, S9452/S9256, AR7000, RT560
T-Rex 600 CF, Jazz 80-6-18, Neu 1515/2.5D/F/H, 11T, S9451, ds760/S9254, AR7000, Radix600
T-Rex 500 CF, stock ESC/motor/rotors, 13T, HS-5245MG, ds760/S9254, JR R921
th3tick is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-18-2008, 08:30 AM   #7 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: England
Default

true, but he list his setup as 6S , only thinking about 8S..... but thanks for the clarification
trextuning is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-20-2008, 02:51 AM   #8 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 228
 

Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Missouri
Default

Well, my setup is going to be.........




Ouch!.......Woman!........Stop!........Hitting!... ....Me!...........


okay maybe this one will have to wait awhile unless i want a permanent room at the hospital.



Okay shes gone will let you all know my setup at later date
__________________
Why So Serious!!!
darthdecon is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-20-2008, 05:03 PM   #9 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 159
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: New Orleans, LA
Default

__________________
Wayne
http://www.abgrafx.com
WayneD is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2008, 03:46 AM   #10 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 7,692
Thread Starter Thread Starter
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: May 2006
Location: McKinney TX
Default

I've been kicking around what I run on this heli.... Think about this...

Keeping with the spirit of high voltage low amp draw (like the G5) I'm kicking around the idea of using a 10s setup. Now hear me out before you "Jeremy has lost his mind". If I can get a Lipo pack around 700-800 grams and a mah of around 2600-2800 running a 10s setup would really work well. I don't know the gearing on this heli so I can't start matching components, but I think it could be done.... CC85-HV ESC.... Hummmm......
__________________
Just a guy and his heli....
LITHIUMSTATIC is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-23-2008, 10:54 AM   #11 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 5,870
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Austin, TX
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LITHIUMSTATIC View Post
If I can get a Lipo pack around 700-800 grams and a mah of around 2600-2800 running a 10s setup would really work well. I don't know the gearing on this heli so I can't start matching components, but I think it could be done.... CC85-HV ESC.... Hummmm......
Just to add even more options to the mix, I'm running 10S A123 on my Swift. Pack weight is 775g, 2300mah (and 2000 mah of that is usable, no 80% rule like with lipo). Output voltage under load is ~29 volts.

In my Swift, running a Neu 1910/1.5Y / CC45HV, I get 6 minutes of aggressive sport flying at 1950 rpm on 550 SABs.

Now the bigger question is whether the 10S A123 "brick" configuration will fit in the frames.
__________________
Chris Boultinghouse
JustPlaneChris is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 07-30-2008, 05:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,623
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Washington, Bellevue
Default

CC85HV ESC
Hacker A40 10L Electric Turbine
Futaba 9252s
Jr 770 with 8900
outrage 6S 5000mah
rotortech 560s
k&B 92mm tails
CC BEC
Beaver Rat is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-11-2008, 09:34 PM   #13 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,623
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Washington, Bellevue
Default

Would it be allright to use a non HV CC80 esc?
Beaver Rat is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-12-2008, 09:13 PM   #14 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,443
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Socal, USA
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Beaver Rat View Post
Would it be allright to use a non HV CC80 esc?
Yes unless you run more than 6s.
__________________
Long Nguyen



Long Nguyen is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-13-2008, 08:37 PM   #15 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,623
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Washington, Bellevue
Default

Is there any need to run more than 6s on this heli?
Beaver Rat is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 08-18-2008, 02:42 PM   #16 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 3,023
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Jul 2004
Location: Port Charlotte, FL
Default

Not if you watch the video's of Henry Caldwell, Steven Fox and Craig Martin, they were all running 6S 5000ma Outrage packs.
__________________
Clyde Fox
Port Charlotte, FL.
Team Rotorworkz/Outrage
Foxden is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-10-2008, 11:44 PM   #17 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 7,692
Thread Starter Thread Starter
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: May 2006
Location: McKinney TX
Default

I decided on going with a 6s setup for sure. I'm also going to use the ESC the Team Pilots are using (PHX-120) with the Z30-1100 or Scorpion HK-4020-1100 motor.

Getting closer!!! Can't wait. Unloading stuff to make room in my hanger.
__________________
Just a guy and his heli....

Last edited by LITHIUMSTATIC; 10-11-2008 at 12:51 AM..
LITHIUMSTATIC is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-11-2008, 12:59 AM   #18 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 3,480
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: Cape Town , South Africa
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LITHIUMSTATIC View Post
Getting closer!!! Can't wait. .
Seems you have inside info ? When ???
Got to have the first 550 in (South) Africa !
__________________
Lotus7
Compass 6HV FBL
Compass 600E FBL 12S

lotus7 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-13-2008, 08:26 AM   #19 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 606
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Greenville,SC
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by LITHIUMSTATIC View Post
I decided on going with a 6s setup for sure. I'm also going to use the ESC the Team Pilots are using (PHX-120) with the Z30-1100 or Scorpion HK-4020-1100 motor.

Getting closer!!! Can't wait. Unloading stuff to make room in my hanger.
could useing 2 3s 2200 packs from their 450 w/ a z20 motor work. only for sport flyin. ive seen a bunch of ppl do this w/ their g550, but then again, that bird is LIGHT. just an idea for those budget flyers.
airsoft1779 is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-13-2008, 01:33 PM   #20 (permalink)
The Capi
 
Posts: 25,110
 
My HF Map location
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Toronto
Default

2x 2200mah pack is going to be a VERY short flight and pushing it in the power dept.
__________________
Spreading capibara awareness since 2006
DominicD is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply




Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the HeliFreak forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your REAL and WORKING email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself. Use a real email address or you will not be granted access to the site. Thank you.
Email Address:
Location
Where do you live? ie: Country, State, City or General Geographic Location please.
Name and Lastname
Enter name and last name here. (This information is not shown to the general public. Optional)
Helicopter #1
Enter Helicopter #1 type and equipment.
Insurance
Please select your insurance company (Optional)
Helicopter #2
Enter Helicopter #2 type and equipment.
Helicopter #3
Enter Helicopter #3 type and equipment.
Helicopter #4
Enter Helicopter #4 type and equipment.

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




Copyright © VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved.
 

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1