Alienware High-Performance Systems


Pictures of Secret Weapon Iteration 3:

This iteration was designed to fix reoccurring electrical failures.  These failures were seen in every battle up to the design changes implemented in this iteration.

Our previous system used quick disconnects almost exclusively which were unaided by solder.  The wire was also 14 AWG.  Our new system employs quick disconnects aided by solder.  Wire clutter was reduced through the use of terminal blocks.  The 14 AWG wire was replaced with 12 and 10 AWG.

Before:

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This wasn't exactly how it was hooked up for competition

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This was our ESC configuration before the rewiring took place

 

After:

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Testing damage:

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It took a pretty good hit

 

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And gave one right back!