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Novak Pulse V2/Vented Ballistic 550 4xSC BL System 4.5T
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Tech Notes
This is the Novak Pulse V2 Racing Electronic Speed Control
and 550 Vented Ballistic Short Course 4.5 Turn Brushless Motor.
Designed for the extreme demands of 4X4 Short Course Racing.


Pulse V2 ESC (NOVM1756):
Ideal for all forms of 1/10 scale racing from Mod Touring to
4x4 SCT, and 1S set-ups
Compatible with sensored brushless motors,
540-size; 3.5 turn or higher
550-size; 4.5 turn or higher
4-pole 5200kV or lower
Can be powered by 1*-2S LiPo / 4-6-cell NiMH
*Receiver battery pack or Novak 1S Booster Module (NOVC5477) is
recommended if using 1S LiPo pack
Meets ROAR Sportsman Class specs (pending approval)
Novak Super Tuner firmware for complete custom tuning;
Drive Tuning: Dynamic Timing Advance, RPM Drive Frequency, & Minimum
Brake Tuning: Brake Power & Frequency, Drag and Minimum Brake
Additional Tuning: Motor Rotation, Dead Band, Reverse Disable,
and LiPo Protection
Auto-detect LiPo battery protection reduces power to protect 2S
LiPo batteries from going below their safety voltage
Five customizable profiles;
1. No timing blinky mode w/default values suited for most
2. No timing blinky mode w/higher min. brake & drive values for
higher-grip conditions
3. Mild timing set-up similar to Profile #1 w/timing turned on &
wide default RPM range
4. Medium timing w/mild timing settings & more aggressive RPM range
5. No timing blinky mode, like Profile #1 but w/reverse on
for practice or bashing
Novak X-Drive provides enhanced throttle response, smooth power
delivery higher top speeds and cooler operating temperatures
NovaBrakes provide instant braking under any condition, and feature
Brake Power Level Adjustment (0-100%)
Novak Xtra-Timing for 2nd level timing that increases motor RPM for
unmatched power
5A BEC handles high powered servos
M12 SSR Mode for the super high-speed frame rate of the Airtronics
M12 transmitter when used with an SSR receiver
One-Touch Set-Up
Water-resistant case with silicone gasket seal
Fan and cross cut heat sink for efficient cooling
User-replaceable input, switch, and motor sensor harnesses

Ballistic 550 SC 4.5 Turn Motor (NOVC3503);
Vented end bells for cooler running temperatures
Extra long stator and rotor magnet delivers twice the torque of an
equivalent 540 motor
Sensor-based for excellent torque and low-speed driveability
Completely rebuildable with interchangeable stator construction that
allows easy experimentation at the track and reduced racing costs
Nickel-plated sintered Neodymium rotor with 5mm pinion shaft that
is compatible with Novak Mod 1 and 32 pitch steel pinion gears
Adjustable timing to help retain previous settings
One year limited warranty on both components through Novak beginning
at date of purchase


Novak Pulse V2 Racing ESC with Cooling Fan, On/Off Switch, six Zip
Ties, two sections Shrink Wrap and Instructions, 550 Ballistic
Brushless Short Course 4.5 Turn Motor with Sensor Wire


Input Cells: 1*-2S LiPo/4-6-cell NiMH
*Receiver battery pack or Novak 1S Booster Module recommended
Motor Compatibility: 540-size: 3.5-T or higher, 550-size 4.5T or
higher, 4-pole 5200kV or lower
BEC: 6.0V DC, 5.0 Amps
Wire Size: 12G Super-Flex Novak Silicone Wire
Status LEDs: 5, multi-colored, on-board
On-Resistance: 0.0004 ohms @ 25C trans. temp
Size: 1.16 x 1.47 x 0.96" (29.5 x 37.3 x 24.4mm)
Weight: 1.42oz (40.4g)
Input Voltage: 2S LiPo
Kv (unloaded): 5,000RPM/Volt
Watts: 890
Magnet: One-piece multi-pole Neodymium
Motor Diameter: 1.41" (35.8mm)
Motor Length: 2.84" (72.1mm)
Motor Weight: 9.8oz. (277.8g)
Shaft Diameter: 5mm

jxs 03/26/14

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