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DIY speed controller designs and building tips.


DIY brushless ESC designs - RC Groups
Several designs for brushless controllers.
cd-rom tricks - RC Groups
Lots of tips and tricks for constructing CD-Rom motors.
CD Motor Winding For Thumbies -- The Classic 17 Turn - RC Groups
A simple winding tutorial for 17 turn CD-Rom motors. stocks everything from stock CD-ROM drives to magnets, wire and custom hardware.
Yahoo group: building high-torque brushless e-motors
A group for discussing LRK high torque DIY motors.
DIY designs for brushed controllers - RC Groups
Several designs for brushed controllers.
DIY Electronic Speed Controller links
Some useful links to esc designs and theory.
Electronic Speed Controller
This ESC is based on Mike Norton's design.
SBL Micro V2 esc
The latest version of the selfmade controler for brushless motors SBL-Micro designed by Jo Aichinger.
Smart PPM Decoder
A way to prevent glitches on you small, light receiver.
LRK Site
LRK motors: Outrunners with great torque. The site explains the workings of the motor, some measurements and also sells kits.
Motor Rotor Calculator
Interesting motor calculator, giving you a lot of info based on physical parameters. For building your own motors.