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X Car 150A ESC BEC Output voltage way too high

Finn BuschFinn Busch Club Members Posts: 1

Hello,
today I used my X Car 150A ESC for the first time. Upon providing it with power (all connected correctly) it randomly began to get louder and louder resulting in a bit of smoke and the fan completely shutting down (I suppose the fan somehow just died). The ESC itself still works fine, so I began trying some other things since I had it laying around for like half a year and I suppose there's no hope in getting warranty. HOWEVER, here's the weird part. The BEC output killed one of my parts instantly, and after measuring I found, that the BEC Output gives 22Volts (equivalent to the LiPO output) instead of 6Volts which it should give. Why is that?

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  • WTWUKWTWUK CornwallClub Members Posts: 12,853 ✭✭✭

    Some BEC's are poorly designed insofar as allowing full battery voltage through them when they fail.

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