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Blue ESC Ground Isolation

(edward) #1

I see that there are separate grounds for Power and the PWM signal. Are these isolated? In other words, if the motor 12v power ground is sitting at 1 volt above battery ground in a thick wire in my tether, and my signal ground is sitting at .1 volt above battery ground in a thin wire, will current try to gush through from the power ground which is driving the motors?

Thanks in advance

(edward) #2

My hope would be yes they are isolated and ground return from motors will not feed into my skinny wire.



(Rusty) #3


The signal and power grounds are not isolated. The large wire provides a low-resistance path for current, but if you are concerned about how that will work through a tether I would recommend leaving the signal ground wire disconnected.