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How many amps can a Deans Ultra Plug handle?

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Could this plug possibly handle 120 - 150 amp?

I'm just wondering....... :blink:

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I understand that they are 50A continuous, 70A intermittent duty. The knock-off Hong Kong clones are a bit less.

For 150A, you need high quality 7mm bullets or better. With those currents, don't forget to pay close attention to the required wire gauge.

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Thank you Mr.RC-CAM!

I've already installed bullets, but started thinking that Deans would be neater (?) or easier in every day use.

After this I think I'll stick to my initial plans.

Thank you :-)

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FWIW, Deans doesn't have a hard spec and they rely on us to tell them what it can handle. Many R/C'ers are using it at 100 amps (continuous) with good success. Basically, Deans says that if a 12AWG wire will work, the Ultra will be fine.

100 Amps does require some meticulous assembly (perfect solder bonds) and very heavy gauge wire to eliminate the critical voltage losses. So, that part deserves much of the attention.

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