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Soldering an ESC

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by phantomi, Oct 14, 2014.

  1. phantomi

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    Hi. To all of you that had change an ESC, I'm wondering if it is better to solder the two cables to the main board, in the ESC rather than in the Main Board. The new ESC came with those cables already soldered, but what do you think about unsoldering them and solder the ones that are already soldered to the main board.
     
  2. OI Photography

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    What model of Phantom?
     
  3. phantomi

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    Vision non plus.
     
  4. phantomi

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    Then, I"ll do that way. Thanks.
    p.d. It is necessary to use some flux?
     
  5. paulajayne

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    Yes, but clean up well afterwards.
     
  6. mb_guy

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    Flux is NOT used on electrical work. use Rosin core solder.
     
  7. N017RW

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    Flux is not any one material but a category of various types of chemicals to aid flow in metal joining.

    Rosin is just one type of flux.
     
  8. paulajayne

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    Wrong.

    Be sure of your info before posting.
     
  9. SteveMann

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    The purpose of the flux, whether a rosin core used in electronics work or an acid flux used in plumbing, is to prevent the metal from oxidizing while the solder flows into the joint.