Castle ESC Problems

by David
(Johannesburg)

I seem to have intermittent failures on launch when using the Castle Phoenix Edge ESC. Is this a common problem?

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by: rcdude07

You don't provide enough information to help. Please answer the following questions:

What type of problems are you seeing?

What RX are you using and is it flashing any lights upon failure?

Are you arming the ESC prior to launch?

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by: David

The radio link is fine to the airframe, which is hand launched by throwing level with the ground. This works 85% of the time, then on other times it would not.

The ESC would work fine in preflight testing however when launching the ESC would not provide power/amps to the motor thereby failing to launch.
The ESC does not present any of the warning beeps so everything seems normal.

I have had a thought that due to hand launching if the airframe is held too long the ESC might go into a soft cut off. I will investigate this further and look out for other possible ideas from the forum, thanks.

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