Scorpion HK-4530-540 Limited Edition Motor, Kv=540

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Scorpion HK-4530-540 Brushless Helicopter Motor- Limited Edition

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Regular Price: $349.99

Special Price $199.99


The Scorpion HK-4530-540 motor is designed for using on 700 class helicopters running on 12-cell Li-Po power. This motor represents the most technologically advanced power source ever offered for a 700 class electric helicopter and also produces 20% more torque than the Scorpion popular HK-4035 series motors and exceeds 89% efficiency.

Each of the new HK-4530-540KV Limited Edition motor is wound with a single strand of 1.5mm wire for the highest possible efficiency. This motor is capable of running continuously at an input power of 4450 watts at 100 amps, and can handle peak inputs of 11000 watts and 250 amps for 2 seconds.

Scorpion Competition Series Brushless Motors are built from the best materials available, and are designed to provide both quality and performance at an affordable price. Scorpion starts with high quality aluminum alloy parts that are produced on the latest CNC milling machines. These parts are then gold Electro-Coated to provide a beautiful, long-lasting finish. The stators are made with 0.2mm lamination's to give maximum efficiency, and minimum Eddy current losses. The stators are epoxy coated to prevent shorts, and are wound with wire that is rated at 180 degrees C (356 F). The magnets used in Scorpion Motors are custom manufactured to be able to withstand high temperatures, making a motor that is virtually impossible to burn up in normal use.

Scorpion Motors are built to last, and are backed with a 2-Year warranty against defects in materials or workmanship. However, due to the high RPM of these motors, and the fact that we cannot control the installation and setup, the bearings are not covered by the 2-Year warranty, nor is any subsequent damage caused to the motor by a bearing failure. Bearings are a normal wear item, and as such, need to be maintained and changed periodically. For maximum life, make sure that a sufficient gap is left between the pinion and main gear during motor installation to avoid binding, and put a small drop of oil on each bearing every 5-6 flights. It is the responsibility of the pilot to ensure that the bearings are maintained properly.

The Scorpion Motor Bearing Lubrication Kit is now available for maintaining the bearings in your helicopter motor. To view this product, please check out the Bearing Lubrication Kit.

For the best overall combination of quality, performance, and value, uses Scorpion Motors in your helicopter!

Note: This motor is using 30mm bolt spacing on the mounting with M4 Screw holes


Scorpion HK-4530-540 Limited Edition Motor Specifications
 Stator Diameter 45.0 mm (1.772 in)
 Stator Thickness 30.0 mm (1.181 in)
 Number of Stator Arms 12
 Number of Magnet Poles 10
 Motor Wind 9 Turn Wye
 Motor Wire 1-Strand 1.50mm (15 AWG)
 Motor Kv Value 540 RPM per Volt
 No Load Current (Io) 2.11 Amps @ 10 Volts
 Motor Resistance (Rm) per Phase 0.010 Ohms
 Maximum Continuous Current 115 Amps
 Max Continuous Power 4800 Watts
 Motor Weight 565 grams (19.93 oz.)
 Outside Diameter 56.7 mm (2.232 in.)
 Shaft Diameter 5.98 mm (0.236 in.)
 Motor Body Length 60.6 mm (2.386 in.)
 Overall Shaft Length 100.0 mm (3.937 in.)
 Max Li-Po Cell Count 12s
 Max Peak Current 250A (2 seconds)
 Max Peak Power< 11000 Watts (2 seconds)
 Recommended Timing 5 to 15 degrees
 Recommended PWM Frequency 8 KHz

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