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saylor23



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PostSubject: Castle ICE 100 problem   Sat Mar 16, 2013 3:38 pm

We are running a ice 100 with a castle 2200KV motor, 4 cell A123 pack, when we running weapon motor without the weapon , it runs fine, shut off once, if we run with the load of the weapon (3.5 lb drum) cuts off after starting slowly, am I missinf a voltage shut off, in the castle software?????
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zwtipp05



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PostSubject: Re: Castle ICE 100 problem   Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:38 pm

Would setting the voltage cutoff to one of the hard limits (say 9.0V) instead of auto-detect LiPo solve your issue? You could probably even set it lower, but would need to be careful not to discharge your batteries so low that you damage them.
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saylor23



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PostSubject: Re: Castle ICE 100 problem   Sat Mar 16, 2013 4:59 pm

That is a option, we tried to go with this four cell pack, Bloomsbury uses this same configuration
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saylor23



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PostSubject: Re: Castle ICE 100 problem   Sat Mar 16, 2013 5:30 pm

Marshall is the one that recommended that setup
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saylor23



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PostSubject: Re: Castle ICE 100 problem   Sat Mar 16, 2013 7:24 pm

thanks, I try them on monday, and the belt we are using is a little snug, the one we plan to use did not come in yet
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