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Reduce amperage without reducing voltage. Diodes? [Noob]

Discussion in 'General Electronics Discussion' started by Ian24, Jan 30, 2018.

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  1. Ian24


    Jan 30, 2018
    Hello, i have to ask something quite important to me. Okey here i have a (11 Volts Motor), that will draw about (4.27 to 15.83 Amps). And i have an ESC/ circuit board that can only capable handling anything below (8 Amps). There is method that might can help me out,by placing Diodes and ensure its not go over (8 Amps). Do you think it will work? or is there any better ways? Advance Thanks :)
  2. kellys_eye


    Jun 25, 2010
    Yes, get an ESC that can handle AT LEAST the maximum motor current.
  3. Alec_t


    Jul 7, 2015
    ..... or run the motor from a 6V supply for safety (although that's not what you want).
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