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Phil May15/06/2010 20:41:35
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Hi guys' 
   Can anyone help me out, I have been given an Extreme  Flight ( Air Boss 25 A ) speed controller and an Extreme Flight Torque 22T930 brushless motor.
 The problem I have is that the 3 wires have been cut when they were taken out of they're previous model and all the wires are yellow !!!   ( See picture below )   I gather they must be connected in a certain way or can I just use the trial and error method or will this cause damage to the esc.
 I have been assured that these were working fine before.
   Many thanks
                             B.P 
Mark R15/06/2010 20:44:41
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You can do trial and error with it, i do the same with some of the motors i have ermm removed from slightly bashed n dented models.  Generally you wire them up anyway you like to start with and then check the motor is turning the right way.  Never had a problem causing damage to esc this way.
Biggles' Elder Brother - Moderator15/06/2010 20:54:31
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Hi Phil,
 
I'm new to this electric thing to - but this is what I've found out. Wire them any way you like - it doesn't matter. If the motor goes backwards then swop any two and all is dandy.
 
BEB
jez15/06/2010 21:32:07
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correct biggles you spot on , the only important thing is to get the +ve and -ve the right way round on the battery end ,if it runs the wrong way just swap 2 of the motor wires round
cheers
jez
Tim Mackey15/06/2010 22:21:45
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Big Phil.... fourth post down on this thread - called unsurprisingly - electric flight for beginners.
Been there since last year

Edited By Tim Mackey - Administrator on 15/06/2010 22:23:00

Phil May16/06/2010 08:13:48
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Thanks guy,        
          sorry Timbo  To be honest I did not look beyond the end of my nose. I wonder if we, as forum users, do not  use this site to the full when seeking advice or info'.
                                         B.P 

Edited By Big Phil on 16/06/2010 08:17:36

Tim Mackey16/06/2010 10:35:25
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I can answer that for you, but then I would be sacked
Phil May16/06/2010 10:55:29
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Enough said then    
ntsmith16/06/2010 11:42:28
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Guess you now know ! Just connect them in any order and if the motor runs the wrong way reverse any two.
QED.

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