The 24gm 1300kv brushless motor (also called 2730) is a truly wonderful and versatile motor that earned the nickname “Blue Wonder” (it once had a blue color, unfortunately the current models are silver) because it can handle a wide variety of props and can be used with 2S or 3S Lipo batteries. The maximum recommended current draw is around 10 amps. The recommended 2-blade propeller with a 3S system is an 8×6, and on our twin-engine models it performs very well with a 9×7 3-bladed propeller. We’ve used it with a 12×3 prop on a 2S ultra-light Damioselle model.
RPM rating: 1300kv (no load)
Shaft size: 3mm
Weight: about 24gms (1oz)
Voltage – 2S or 3S battery
Power – 90 watts approx. at 8 amps (with 3S battery)
Recommended prop – 8×6 2-blade (or 9×7 3 blade when used in twin-motor configuration)
The motor is supplied with the aluminum motor mount. A 10-amp ESC, and propsaver or prop adapter is required (not included, but we sell them separately). For best results we strongly recommend using a removeable “threadlocker” compound on the tiny grub screws that hold the motor to the mount.
We offer several custom-designed 3D-printed spinners specifically designed for the 3-bladed props in varieties appropriate for our models.
This motor is also available in a 1700kv version (we call it the “Blue Monster” and a 3000kv version (called the OMG). All three versions are the same physical size and weight but differ in RRM and current draw.
This picture shows an original “Blue Wonder” motor mounted on our HE219 UHU with a 9×7 3-blade prop (the propsaver propeller mount isn’t included in this posed picture)
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