CCW motors are hotter on CS8

Discussion in 'Cinestar Misc' started by Josh Allen, Jan 20, 2014.

  1. Josh Allen

    Josh Allen New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2013
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    What could be the reason for this, what did I miss?

    CW are cold as ice, but all CCW are quite hot.

    Using DJI Wookong and T-motor CF 15" props.

    In manual mode CS8 is flying straight and all trims are set to 0
     
  2. Gary McCready

    Gary McCready Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2012
    Messages:
    284
    Likes Received:
    42
    I had a similar problem: (but with MK)
    One motor was tilted or twisted at a slight angle on the arm. I have round CF arms (CS6), so the one motor was slightly off, and with the tilt it creates a yaw force. The other motors have to try to compensate for it i guess, and so all the other counter rotating motors/Esc became hot. It was motor one (1) that was tilted/twisted, so the 2,4, and 6 Esc became hot.
    Eyeballing it, I couldn't hardly tell, but I got out a level, straightened it so that the motor was perfectly perpendicular to the ground (again), and that did the trick.

    Esc_temps.JPG Esc_temps2.JPG
     
  3. Josh Allen

    Josh Allen New Member

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2013
    Messages:
    9
    Likes Received:
    0
    I aligned all the motors again and it helped! Now I also have less total Amp draw.
    Thanks!
     
  4. Gary McCready

    Gary McCready Active Member

    Joined:
    Oct 26, 2012
    Messages:
    284
    Likes Received:
    42
    You are welcome! Took me awhile to figure it out, but after I did it made perfect sense. I know alot of guys just eyeball the motors, but obviously that didn't work for me. The one motor that was twisted had to be only 5-7 degrees. But for the other motors to compensate (not being twisted in the other direction) they had to work really hard.
     

Share This Page