Fun, Learning, Friendship and Mutual Respect START  HERE


Unregistered
Go Back   HeliFreak > R/C Electronics Support > Kontronik Drives


Kontronik Drives Jazz and Jive ESC's and other Kontronik equipment support


Like Tree16Likes
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-08-2020, 07:38 AM   #141 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 2,655
 

Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: Santa Cruz
Default

I read it somewhere from Ben Minor detailing the setup process.

You are right and I don’t see it when I searched for it. However for me the rpm has been very consistent pack to pack when setup this way. I didn’t do it with a full charge pack so I can’t comment if it changes the outcome. I would say if you are getting the rpm you expect and consistently the same each flight it’s all good.
__________________
Steve


Team MasterCard. Team Kontronik.

Last edited by smittylube; 12-08-2020 at 08:10 AM..
smittylube is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 02-18-2021, 06:20 AM   #142 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 1,145
 

Join Date: Jul 2006
Default

Other than logging to SD or higher current rating (I need neither), is there any reason not to get a 140HV-I over a Kosmik 160?
__________________
Harry
Thunder Tiger Raptor E720 CGY750 | Mikado Logo 700 CGY760R |SAB Kraken 580 CGY760R| Powered by Futaba 18SZ
PlaneHazza is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-18-2021, 07:45 AM   #143 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 10,129
 

Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Charlotte, NC USA
Default

I consider the Kontronik Kolibri 140HV-I and Kosmik 160HV ESCs to be in different categories, so not easy to compare. They both should have equivalent smooth governor and telemetry sensors, so not difference there. The Kolibri 140HV-I is up to 12S capable whereas the Kosmik 160HV can handle up to 14S, which is an important consideration for guys flying 14S. The Kolibri 140 HV-I weighs around 170g whereas the Kosmik 160HV is substantially heavier at ~337g, which would make the Kolibri preferable for lighter setups. The Kolibri 140 HV-I BEC is higher rated at 10/30A (similar to the latest Kosmik HV-I BEC rating), whereas the Kosmik 160 HV is rated at 7/20A. The Kolibri 140 HV-I features integrated telemetry protocols compatible with several popular radio brands (similar to Kosmik HV-I series) whereas the Kosmik 160 HV relies on radio brand specific external TelMe modules (except when using Spirit or iKon2/Brain2) to view telemetry in your radio.

Assuming you need no higher than 12S and 140A continuous is sufficient, the Kolibri 140 HV-I may be a better option than the Kosmik 160 HV.

However, consider that despite featuring integrated telemetry (Kolibri and Kosmik "HV-I" series), no Kontronik ESC to date features full integration with the popular Mikado VBC radio.
__________________
14S Tron 7/Protos 700X Evo/Kraken; 7S Kraken 580/Logo 550SX V2; 6S Buddy 380 KSE
VBC Touch & Neo Vlinks, YGE "T" ESCs; AGM Deep Cycle Batteries
Sims on Mac: Heli-X, neXt, AccuRC, RF9, Phoenix, AeroFly RC7 Ultimate
Amain Field Representative
jhamel is offline        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-18-2021, 08:35 PM   #144 (permalink)
Registered Users
 

Join Date: Sep 2004
Default

In addition to the items already mentioned in this thread, one reason someone may select a KOLIBRI over a KOSMIK is physical size. The KOLIBRI is physically smaller which may make it easier to mount in certain installations.

The dimensions along with many other specifications can be found on the KONTRONIK website:

https://www.kontronik.com/
Ace Dude is online now        Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-20-2021, 11:56 PM   #145 (permalink)
Registered Users
 
Posts: 4,567
Thread Starter Thread Starter
 

Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Chicago Area
Default

(different topic alert)

Thanks for sending those Ace! (Your PM's are full)
__________________
Diabolo 700UL / Logo 700 / Oxy 5 / Goblin 500 / Oxy 2 FE / Blade 180CFX / mCPxBL / nano CPS / V-Bar NEO / V-Bar Control / uBrain / DX7
3D Dave 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.
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


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 © Website Acquisitions Inc. All rights reserved.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2021 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1