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schnellschnell
13th February 2012, 11:22 AM
Just planning out my wiring setup and I'm not sure if the Current Sensor needs any special considerations for airflow or not. Can it be in the fuselage out of the airflow and work OK?

Thanks,

j

aeryck
13th February 2012, 11:29 AM
Just planning out my wiring setup and I'm not sure if the Current Sensor needs any special considerations for airflow or not. Can it be in the fuselage out of the airflow and work OK?

Thanks,

j

It shouldn't; the current sensor should not generate heat. If it does, then you're probably trying to pull too much current through it. Every plane I've built has had the current sensor inside the airframe with no airflow and I've never had any problems.

benzzz
14th February 2012, 09:51 AM
Same here, I have mine buried in the center of the EZ* and it is fine

FinalFrag
14th February 2012, 10:20 AM
I have inserted mine from the battery hatch on the ez* and pushed it all the way back. Then I pushed my 35A esc on top of it, also all the way back. I'm not sure if there is any airflow there but haven't had any problems yet. I might get into trouble when it gets warmer because of the esc being sandwiched in there :p