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Old 05-12-2010, 03:27 PM   #11
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Re: wiring newbie

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Originally Posted by rome View Post
the motor has 3 wires black red and a blue, does it mean the black and the red are the power i.e negative and positive, and this could be interchangeable? depending on the rotation of the motor. what would be the middle (blue) wire for.
a lot of info. for me on this thread already.

thanks guys.

As others have stated, there is no polarity, no positive, no ground.

It's very difficult to explain this unless you understand brushless motor theory. If you have time, you can read up on it:


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Old 05-12-2010, 08:34 PM   #12
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Re: wiring newbie

up date : finally manage to do some soldering today. On the first try connecting the ESC to the motor, i tried hooking by the color, red to red black to black then the middle wire blue, low and behold they match, i did not have to fiddle with the wire, lucked out i gues.

thanks for every body who reponded it did help a lot.

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