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Afro ESC 30Amp Multi-rotor Motor Speed Controller (SimonK Firmware)

Afro ESC 30Amp Multi-rotor Motor Speed Controller (SimonK Firmware)
Afro ESC 30Amp Multi-rotor Motor Speed Controller (SimonK Firmware)

Developed from the ground up, we wanted to build a truly Multi-rotor specific ESC that would offer the best performance and value in the market today. We wiped the slate clean and looked to the community for inspiration and help in designing an ESC that truly could be known as “The Multi-rotor ESC

Enter Simon and Hamasaki AKA SimonK and timecop. This combination of hardware and firmware expertise in conjunction with the Hobbyking in house engineering team gave us the edge needed to develop an ESC like no other and hence the Afro series was born. 

Boasting high efficiency, all N-channel MOSFET design, jitter-free hardware PWM input, and smooth power response the Afro ESC series are set to change the expectations of multi-rotor pilots around the globe. The Afro ESC series ship with multi-rotor specific SimonK software preloaded! No need to reflash. For added convenience the Turnigy USB linker can be used via the PWM signal lead for any future software updates eliminating the need for complicated flashing jigs or the need to cut open the heat shrink.

MikroKopter I2C compatibility has also been built in as standard. A DIY port is available under the shrink wrap which allows using the ESC with MikroKopter hardware that uses I2C control.

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Specs:
Current Draw: 30A Continuous
Voltage Range: 2-4s Lipoly
BEC: 0.5A Linear
Input Freq: 1KHz
Firmware: afro_nfet.hex
Discharge wire/plugs: 15AWG/Male 3.5mm
Motor wire/plugs: 16AWG/Female 3.5mm
Weight: 26.5g (Included wire, plug, heat shrink)
Size: 50 x 25 x 11mm 

Note: A user manual is available under the files tab, these are no ordinary ESCs! Please take the time to read the manual before using them.

Royalties paid on each unit sold to SimonK and Hamasaki for their design work, without which the Afro ESC would never have been born, thanks guys!



PRODUCT ID: 9192000124-0

Shipped from:
International Warehouse

Price

$13.83

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Total of 505 discussions.
Pukki81  17 points - 5/2/2016
 
Can I use this in a Rc plane? I do have the USb programmer if someone can tell me what hex to use.Thanks!
Jimmi  1 points - 4/22/2016
 
Hello Just wonder if this esc work with naza lite? I have bought simoneK esc and the motors on my quad would not start at the same time. Don't want to buy unnecessarily. Is it just to c***brate the esc? Hope anyone knows.
Nico  1 points - 3/31/2016
 
Is this reversible (for 3D quad flying)?
Pinak  18 points - 2/20/2016
 
I installed this in my TBS Disco Pixhawk. It flies very smooth as you can see here. I recommend this product strongly. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVnD-UwHR
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johann  3 points - 1/30/2016
 
is this a plug and play with my Beaglebone green John
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fern420
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These ESC's simply are amazing.........they do far surpass the multistars in all categories for me.......but these are the first simonk firmware based ESC's I have used.

The ability to flash through the servo lead using the USB link is what sold me on them.


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RazorEdge
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The only choice for multirotors! Had problems with vobbling on my quads. Tried the multistar and F-20a but couldn't solve the problem. Put these Afro's on and it's dead steady. Also could up my PI a lot after mounting these.


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FlyingTom
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Excellent flight controllers, way smoother than my Turnigy Plush 18A ESCs which I have flashed with BLHeli. Excellent pricing!


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Vertigo72
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Best multirotor ESC money can buy. And not even a lot of money. Lightweight, absolutely excellent solder quality, superb throttle response. These ESCs have no heatspreader whatsoever, which worried me a bit, but even on my ~25A per motor setup, they stay completely cool. Amazing really. Whenever they get back in stock, I will buy some more, not that I need any, but you never know :)


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AndersKoll
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I'm using 980 sunnysky x22-12 motors on my quad with the kk2 and I have never been able to fly default. Not only that, but my kk2 is on version 1.2 so it's not even very good. But DEFAULT! These esc's are so perfect and linear they simply respond! I am seriously blown away. I think I'll start using these on my 3d foamie planes too! Not to mention how light weight they are. VERY IMPRESSED. good job hking and simonk!


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