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ArmSafe® Kit with 14AWG Wire (Max 50 Amps)


Product Description

ArmSafe® Kit with 14AWG wire is rated for 50Amps continuous and 75Amps Burst. BUT these limits are ONLY a guide, see below.*

The ArmSafe® System was created to improve the safety of electric RC models by giving the user better control of WHEN they energize and de-energize their models.  This control can help reduce the risk of propeller strikes due to inadvertent motor starts.  ArmSafe® is an effective solution for reducing, not eliminating, the risk of injury around high powered electric models.  When ArmSafe® is CORRECTLY USED, the user has better control of WHEN they energize and de-energize their RC model. Uses Deans® Ultra Plug® Pat# 5,533,915. ArmSafe® was developed to have all the features RC modelers want:
1. High Current Rating
2. Small Size
3. Proven Connector Reliability
4. Easy to Install
5. Easy to Use
This Kit includes everything for one complete arming system:
1 – Arming Base WHITE
1 – Arming Plug (Male)
1 - Deans Plug (Female)
1 – 18” of High Flex Silicone Wire x 14AWG
1 - Aluminum Ring (Screw holes get threaded with the thread forming screws!)
1 – Piece of Shrink Tubing about 2.25" Long
3 - Pan Head Screws (that are actually TAPTITE® TRILOBULAR™ thread-forming screws)
2 - Set Screws (sharp point)
1 - Allen Wrench (L-Hex Key) 0.050"
* The above amperage limits are provided as a guide to help size ArmSafe® for RC models. But this is just a guide, you MUST test all installations at FULL load conditions to make sure that the wire and connectors do not get hot. These amperage guides are rated with 10mph x 80degF air flow for eight minutes, with burst ratings for 5 seconds provided the average current (including the bursts) does not exceed the Max Continuous amperage rating. Many factors will affect the amperage carrying capacity of wire, connectors, and wire harness assemblies such as; wire lengths, air temperature, amount of air movement, quality of the solder joints, wire quality, connector quality, and how long the current flows through the wire.


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  1. Best Safeguard on the market!

    Posted by Tim Taylor on 7th Apr 2016

    This is by far the best Safeguard you can purchase for your RC plane. Quality components with a simple approach to solving a safety problem. This is a No Fail failsafe! I would recommend purchasing the one with the built in lanyard opposed to drilling a hole in the safety plug. Not a big thing but nice for convenience. I already need a second one for a different airplane! I will have these on all my models.

  2. Prompt Service!

    Posted by G. Ruihley on 26th Jan 2016

    My second one. A must for Electric planes. Quickly arm and disarm on the flight line rather than In the pits. SAFETY FIRST This company has shipped very promptly for both of my orders.

  3. Safety and simplicity

    Posted by John Tarr on 18th Jan 2016

    In addition to being a safety feature, the kit allows me to install the battery and assemble my Telemaster any time prior to flying it. The battery goes in through the wing saddle, so I previously had to connect the battery, install the wing, and fly immediately.

  4. Slightly Different Use

    Posted by Rich Lawrie on 12th Oct 2015

    I use this product along with an MPI voltage regulator and a Sullivan Glow Driver on all my glo powered aircraft. It provides more current capability, and more reliability than a typical slide or toggle switch. It is cheaper and easier than making my own switch using the same connectors.

  5. Great idea and easy to use

    Posted by Peter on 8th Sep 2015

    Very high quality components and easy to install and use. Certainly makes electric flying much safer and should significantly reduce the chance of accidents with the circular saw up front.

  6. Buying more

    Posted by Bob Kelliher on 7th Sep 2015

    Excellent product

  7. Works as advertised......excellent product.

    Posted by Henry on 20th Apr 2015

    New to electric flying......need to be very aware of prop being energized by accident. And believe me it can happen!! When prop is installed, approach a/c from behind, never the front. Your 'key' can help to solve that problem!I wish i had known about the lanyard.........not seenwhen orig ordered the ARM SAFE......

  8. The Best Safety feature..

    Posted by Ernie Jones on 14th Apr 2015

    Excellent product, my second one. everyone should use.. Better safe than sorry..

  9. Needs to take up less room

    Posted by richard trebel on 16th Mar 2015

    Nice product. Well made & functional. Only change I would recommend is to make the mounting plate to take up less vertical room. Many foamies this dia. is too large to fit.

    SharpRC response:
    For small foamies some people will trim down the mounting plate to make it smaller and then glue in the mounting plate rather than using the screws and mounting ring.

  10. great idea

    Posted by Unknown on 8th Mar 2015

    great idea. makes start ups easy.

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