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    ESC Confusion

    I'm installing a new 3xl brushless in my sons revo. This is a manufacturer replacement. I plug in the battery with the radio on press the button and I get a fast blinking red which if you look in the manual says it is in protection mode. If I turn the radio off the ESC glows solid green.

    I've got no servo or speed control

    I'm stumped
    Last edited by armyguy8675309; 10-06-2012 at 04:04 PM.

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    Alma, Michigan
    What batteries are you using?

    If you are using NiMh with the ESC is in LiPo mode, you will get the over-voltage warning.
    Whatever it is I just typed... could be wrong.

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    I've tried both Nimh and Lipo,

    I can get the esc to stop blinking and go to a dim red if I make sure the radio is trimmed out. I'm using a 27Mhz radio, I wonder if there is something in the setting that has to do with the radio?

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