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3 x Brushless Motor control? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi All This Thread was started to seek help on Brushless motors. I have used and built Action kits for many years and was friends with Craig Talbot who introduced the range. I posted this link in response to the original post This unit is just for the mixer and does not include the ESCs and can therefore be plugged into and used with brushed or brushless ESCs. Doug' post previous to my comment showed the diagram for a mixer and twin ESCs that were for brushed motors. There are no connections at signal level to allow for the mixed brushless motor connections, only the one for the centre motor. Please read the thread title on Forum posts and keep comments relevant to the topic. If you wan't to ask about or discuss a different topic please post a new thread title.

3 x Brushless Motor control? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Exactly👍 It's the control / operating principle which counts. You just need the appropriate ESCs for the type of motor you are using. I agree that TX mixing often has limitations. Maybe because they are designed for aircraft!? Doug 😎

Varnish by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
no argument here about airbrushing BUT if your prepared to spend the time and effort rubbing down I defy you to tell a brush finish from a sprayed one. On a model a high gloss finish looks wrong anyhow ( IMHO).

Varnish by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 4 days ago
Hola Alan, not surprising if you dry sand! Using the wet / washing up liquid technique, BY HAND and with not too much pressure, and a final buffing with a sheepskin pad, I used to achieve finishes on cars you could see your face in 👍 Created a nice little sideline earner for me 😉 I can also strongly recommend spraying (airbrush) several thin coats instead of brushing. This creates an inherently flatter, glossier surface and requires much much less flatting and polishing 😊 Good luck, Doug 😎

3 x Brushless Motor control? by tomarack Commander   Posted: 4 days ago
Hi, as I wrote,I have no experience with Action Electronics products. Regarding the use of internal mixers in HKT6A , these did not suit for this case,neither Turnigy TGY9X.There is always one main signal as control and the other one(or more) as a signal dependent. I needed to mix two independent signals and that is why I chose an external simple mixer! To Dave M .. excuse me -I have no experience with brushless motors but in this case I do not know why it could not work. It is a mix of two control signals only ...What's the problem with that, if I use brushless motors?

3 x Brushless Motor control? by Haverlock Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
at the risk of upsetting some apple carts get a taranis system then you can mix to your hearts content just plug each ESC. into its own RX channel and do your mixing on the TX.

3 x Brushless Motor control? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Dave, I think that was the end of it anyway. At least from my side. It was more a comment on the operational principle than the motor type. Cheers Doug 😎

Twin motor control problem by John Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Twin 550 brushed motor Pt 109. Motors run fine on the bench (forward and reverse). When in the water the boat goes only in reverse despite the direction of the stick. Have tried another radio and have the same problem. The motors have independent viper ESC’s. Originally it used a cable splitter and then used a mixer and the problem remains any ideas?

3 x Brushless Motor control? by Dave M Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
tomrack and Doug This thread is about brushless Motor Control. I suggest you start a new thread about brushed motor control as the systems you mention will not work with brushless motors. The Action P40e is suitable as it does not have the brushed ESCs

3 x Brushless Motor control? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
I agree Tom, 👍 Much easier. That's the principle I will be using on my destroyer refit. I have a combined twin-ESC and mixer module from Action Electronics and will have speed and steering both on the right stick. Greetings Doug 😎

3 x Brushless Motor control? by tomarack Commander   Posted: 5 days ago
Excuse me, please -- in my case I have two brushed DC12V motors in my steamer Lulonga . I use an external HK mixer. (transmitter HKT6A V2, throttle on right stick) I control the model only with the right stick, Thr 3 canal=>forward and backward, mix with Ail 1.canal=> moving to left, or to right ) control is then very simple. I have a rudder as usual on can.4 (left stick),due to its little efficiency I use mainly right stick steering. I believe it is more simply, than tank steering. ...... I think a similar scheme could be used for brushless engines, even for propeller-driven models.

Another day of progress by Skydive130 Lieutenant   Posted: 5 days ago
A good day of adding detail to the superstructure. Todays acheivments included soldering the antenna mounts, antennas from carbon rod. all stanchion railings, horn, some grab handles, hatch handles. finished the day when bad light stopped play with a little paint touch up and some highlight dry brushing. Still to do, mount working searchlight, lifebelt, grab poles,nav lights, roof antennas, front hatch, radar mounting and motor for it with a few other tiny bits n bobs before laquer and windows.

Sea Queen by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 5 days ago
Hi Ned, Welcome aboard 👍 On my Sea Scout (little brother of the Sea Queen) I used silicon sealant (a la bathroom!) and a small brass screw in each corner. It had to be good cos I had the RX, RX battery and rudder servo tucked in there! My boat was also started by Dad in the sixties. He had it free running with a Taycol Target and wet (very!) 6V lead acid cells. I upgraded to RC and Decaperm motor about 25 years ago and am currently restoring and converting to brushless 😲 Happy boating, Cheers Doug 😎

3 x Brushless Motor control? by Slimnot Seaman   Posted: 6 days ago
Thank you guys for the quick response. Although I like models to look accurate I might stick to two motors Cheers guys

3 x Brushless Motor control? by RNinMunich Fleet Admiral!   Posted: 6 days ago
That's what I thought, having just bought the combined ESC & Mixer version! Pic is from the P40 manual showing the application. Cheers Doug 😎