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Old 05-27-2012, 01:58 AM   #1
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Just thought of this as I did some first autos two days ago; Anyone tried some throttle percentage @TH ? Just to have keep some rpm for practice, maybe 20% if the Jive is capable?
Running PowerJive 120HV and Scorpion 4025 550 with Futaba 8Fg.
(I guess it won't arm at >0% throttle but that can be raised once started up, same procedure winding down when I want to reach the heli)
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Old 05-27-2012, 03:56 AM   #2
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This is possible, so to say a "cheating-AR". The Vbar governor is doing that also.

JIVE: Provided the ESC has learned the throttle travel 0/100 (no later mods by tweaking) he starts commutation at 12% of throttle and stops at 10.

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Old 05-27-2012, 09:05 AM   #3
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Just thought of this as I did some first autos two days ago; Anyone tried some throttle percentage @TH ? Just to have keep some rpm for practice, maybe 20% if the Jive is capable?
Running PowerJive 120HV and Scorpion 4025 550 with Futaba 8Fg.
(I guess it won't arm at >0% throttle but that can be raised once started up, same procedure winding down when I want to reach the heli)
See http://www.helifreak.com/showthread.php?t=374507
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:49 PM   #4
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Thanks !! I guess I will love my Jives even more very soon! Might get a Heli Jive in near future, but with the hazzle of setting that up (?), I could settle for this "cheat" method even on a Heli Jive, don't know how much difference they make.
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Old 05-28-2012, 07:13 PM   #5
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Not sure the trouble you refer to setting up Bail on HJ.
Same as reg Jive but to enable Bail you hit Throttle Hold after raising slider and confirmation tone.
HJ fully kills motor so If you do stick it through the motor is stopped and not still under power as suggested above.
In a tip over situation it's a big difference
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HJ fully kills motor so If you do stick it through the motor is stopped and not still under power as suggested above.
In a tip over situation it's a big difference
Gentlemen, my Jive arms at 11% but that is still too high rpm, and as stated- in tipping over at landing it's not worth the risk.
Tonight I did some inverted auto practice instead with the 11% throttle.
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The ESC arms or starts commutation?

Should arm around zero, +/-3..5%.
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