Sunday, 23 August 2015

Tamiya TBLE-02S mod for LiPo cut-off

In 2014 Tamiya changed their kit ESC to the TBLE-02S model. The speed controller features a low-voltage cut-off function, but it is set to 4.9V -- much too low for LiPo batteries that most RC enthusiasts use nowadays.

However, by adding a single resistor we can modify the cut-off voltage to a LiPo-safe 6.0V or 6.3V.

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Friday, 14 August 2015

Eye decals for RC scale figures

A few weeks back we were discussing with fellow RC enthusiasts how difficult it is to paint the eyes on the plastic driver figures, like the Wild Willy or the Rally Cockpit. Turns out help is at hand: