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Afro ESC 12Amp BEC UltraLite Multirotor ESC V3 (SimonK Firmware)

Afro ESC 12Amp BEC UltraLite Multirotor ESC V3 (SimonK Firmware)
Afro ESC 12Amp BEC UltraLite Multirotor ESC V3 (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.

• Now Shipping with OneShot125
Some stocks may require to flash ESC to OneShot125 via flash tool referenced in the related items

Specs:
Current Draw: 12A Continuous
Voltage Range: 2-4s Lipoly
BEC: 0.5A Linear 5.0v
Input Freq: 1KHz
Firmware: afro_nfet.hex
Discharge wire/plugs: 20AWG/Male 2mm
Motor wire/plugs: 20AWG/Female 2mm
Weight: 10g (Included wire, plug, heat shrink)
Size: 25 x 20 x 6mm  

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!

**Current stock is shipped with 5V BEC. Some Afro12 where shipped with a 6V BEC, as most flight controllers and receivers can accept this voltage this should not be a problem, but if you are having issues with the 6V BEC and compatibility please contact our customer service team to have a voltage step down adapter shipped to you free of charge.



PRODUCT ID: 9192000139-0

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Price

$7.99

Old Price

$9.99

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Total of 190 discussions.
Samuel  2 points - 9/19/2016
 
Question, what's the difference between 12 Amp and 20 Amp ESCs (apart from 8Amp thanks...) Thanks a lot !
 Joshua 1 points
The difference is the load draw from your motors. If you have a 2300kv motor and 5x3 props you should be good with 12A.
Guyon33  131 points - 8/15/2016
 
Question? If this now ships with OneShot125, and / or can be flashed with OneShot125, have the abandoned SimonK and gone for BLHeli, or is there now a version of SimonK with OneShot125 ??
__Des  14 points - 8/12/2016
 
Hello....just wanted to confirm. So my set up will be fro ESC 12Amp BEC UltraLite Multirotor ESC V3 ,then the KK2.1.5 HC. So If I connect all three wires of all of the esc's nothing will blow. I seem to have been confused. with the different FC's. From what I can gather. Since this esc is a linear esc that means that the battery eliminating circuit will function hence no need to remove any wires.
 JohnReichard 29 points
YES you may connect all 3 wires to the KK2 and it will be fine.
 __Des 14 points
Sorry that was meant to read all 4 wires. No removal of any wires?
 Guyon33 131 points
No you don't need to remove any wires.
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 __Des 14 points
Guyon33.....thanks for your help.
IVAN_MERINO  135 points - 6/2/2016
 
HOW TO MAKE YOUR OWN DRONES CIRCUIT. The cheapest circuit.
danjr1  14 points - 5/25/2016
 
Hey, Can these ESCs operate with just the signal wire connected to the FC board or do they need the negative attached too? I'll obviously be powering the FC board seperately! Cheers Dan
 Tank1 1073 points
It's best to use both the single and the negative wire but if your not going to use the live wire that's fine.
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These 12a esc's are very good and very popular with the mini quad crowd at the moment. The thinner wires really cut down on the weight and save space on small frames. Makes it easier to run the wiring to because of the thinner awg, they flex easier.


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I had one that would operate but not flash


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Exellent for mini and micro multirotors! Whith esc you cannot go wrong it is plug and play ! No need to flash since they allready are flashed with the SimonK firmware wich is the best at this time! I strongly reccomend these specially for the whole 250-200 multirotor series. Look no further Afro esc's are what you need and no other esc ! Happy Flights !!


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super ne chauffe pas du tt sur mini quad 250 fpv avec gemfan 5x3 2 pales


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Why are you reading this I have 20 as spare... I am braking them while fpv... U right I am very bad pilot on fpv.... :)


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