RCPRESS Techtip: average lifespan of brushed motor in RC boat

RCPRESS Techtip: average lifespan of brushed motor in RC boat

One greatest drawback with RC boat is warmth dissipation. The within of the boat needs to be utterly sealed for water proofing, subsequently warmth can hardly go away.

Despite the fact that there’s water cooling coil surrounding the motor casing, trendy lipo packs are too highly effective for the brushed motor. Even with a 2S just like the one proven within the picture, the motor will finally fail after round 30 cycles (assuming every cycle has a operating time of lower than 10 minutes).

The lipo pack may also have drawback (simple to swell up) as a result of overheat – in reality it might be even worse since there’s seldom cooling for the battery pack.

Thus far we couldn’t provide you with any viable workaround for the issue. Including small cooling fan inside wouldn’t assist because the scorching air can hardly escape…

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