Operating Temp for Brushless Motors

Oct 24, 2011 2 Comments by

What is the correct operating temperature for brushless motors? Radio Control Car Action technical editor Kevin Hetmanski catches up with Lee Estingoy of Castle Creations to find the answer. Click the play button below to watch the video!

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Joe Arthur is Air Age Media's multimedia guru. In addition to the weekly production of The Radio Control Show, his credits also include the Aerobatics Made Easy and Advanced Aerobatics Made Easy DVDs, countless action, how-to, and on-site coverage videos, the Flight Journal podcast with Budd Davisson, and photography for all of Air Age Media's radio control and diecast magazines. Joe also has experience in Flash programming, motion graphics, web design, and advanced photo retouching.

2 Responses to “Operating Temp for Brushless Motors”

  1. rc10mike says:

    Magnets are part of the motor, so yeah you’re damaging the motor..lol

  2. Doug B says:

    Sounds about right, I try for 125-140F.. did not realize the effective KV changed when the magnets demagnetized, interesting trivia..

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