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  1. R

    Solved Motor not powering up - unknown esc sound

    Hi Flight Test Forum I am setting up an esc and motor up for the first time - but the motor will not start up when the esc is powered up - makes a series of beeps that weren't documented in its manual. I have followed troubleshooting advice: -Make sure the throttle and throttle trim is set to...
  2. cloudseeder

    Help! Too heavy. What are my options?

    Too heavy. What are my options? I’ve been using the UMX Ultrix as an fpv platform for proximity flying (racing around obstacles etc.). stock version flying weight is about 65 grams. Ultrix can fly decently with 5 grams extra weight. But with the 10 grams I now need, it’s not something worth...
  3. S

    Question about ESC

    Hello I have a question about ESC. I know that first I need to turn on transmitter before powering ESC other wise motor start running, the same thing will happens when transmitter batteries dies (or out of range)? Is there a way change that? (I do not want to that my plane one day flies away :)...
  4. A

    Help! Multi rotor competition help

    Hello my name is Andres, I am building a quad copter that will weigh at most 5 pounds. It will need to fly a long way ( not sure but a mile? maybe more), but I am looking for efficient motors with a low amperage take so that the battery will last longer. I was planning to use a 2300Kv...
  5. M

    Help! Simonk ESC has a lot less thrust...

    Hi, thats my first post and also my first scratch build so I'm pretty much a newbie. I built a FT Mini F-22 and it was working great. For different reasons I now wanted to use another ESC and I bought a cheap 30A Simonk ESC from ebay. The problem is that with this ESC I have alot less thrust. My...
  6. C

    Esc Replacement question

    Hi there, Im looking to replace a burnt out esc on my quad but the signal wires dont work normally. the quad is a floureon racer 250. The problem is that the signal wire is not directly soldered into the flight computer like normal, and there is no grounding wire. instead they are soldered onto...