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PostSubject: Motor Question?   Mon May 16, 2016 12:03 pm


How important is it have the resistors on the back of the motors?

Can they be run that way or cause damage to the Clark board?

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PostSubject: Re: Motor Question?   Mon May 16, 2016 12:59 pm

Stince, the ceramic disc capacitor you see on motors are actually filters to prevent any sparks/electrical noises from interfering with the electronics.

I don't usually pay much attention to it. If it comes with them I will leave them on, otherwise I just do without. I am not too sure if it has something to do with the quality of the motors and also how har drive them.
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PostSubject: Re: Motor Question?   Tue May 17, 2016 9:27 am

I've never ADDED them on purpose, it's a bit of a throwback to 72MHZ days of R/C when radio interference was real. 

There is a near zero chance of the lack of capacitors affecting the Clark board functions, it's a radio noise thing.

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