Installation of a Trackstar ESC and S2848 4370Kv Motor with Initial Review
First off, I have installed and tested this set in my Boss... er, the wife's Boss first.
Here is the thread on that: [URL="http://traxxas.com/forums/showthread.php?8945116-Review-and-Installation-of-a-*********-ESC-and-S2848-4370Kv-Motor"]LINK[/URL]
There are more pictures of fitment and details there.
This is how it came:
Since I always run in parallel, I decided to eliminate a connector set:
I also shortened the harness so that the wires tuck under the body nicely.
In order to program the ESC with the card, you have to unhook it from the Rx. I do not want to have to pop open the Rx box every time I want to tweak the ESC... so I eventually came to this as a solution:
I tried soldering a servo wire in parallel, but it actually must be unplugged to be programmed.
This also makes the ESC easy to remove for water clean-up, as it is not waterproof.
(Once my JST connectors come in to unhook the on/off switch)
Here is how I have mounted the on/off switch:
Notice the angle on the cuts in the top picture.
To be continued...