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I've discovered I've made a mistake with with the ESC alignment

I didn't expect the ESC connectors being on the opposite side of the battery connector to be a problem. In fact, I intentionally placed it in this direction so the cables could be wired accordingly. However, now that I've realized it's a mistake, I had to figure out how I was going to wire it up.

As you can see in the photo below, this illustrates my predicament because the cables barely reach far enough, and even though they do, that makes it very hard to solder them together with no way to mount it down and no slack. I did try certain things like bend the cable around and get it to reach, but it is extremely difficult to get them into the placement that I want, and therefore instead of taking a risk and accidentally burning my hand by moving the soldering iron too much or burning other components that are already mounted to the frame of the quadcopter, like the ESC.

A photo of how the XT60 connector is on the opposite side.

As you can see on the right side of the image are there the positive and negative cables are connected to the ESC, and as such the terminals are right there. However, the XT60 battery connector is actually located on the left side. This causes problems because I cannot simply wrap it on the top. The cables cannot be soldered to the top of the connector because the battery needs to be connected in that spot. Therefore, my only option is to solder it to the bottom, which was the original plan.

However, in order to do so, I would have to wrap the cables around the bottom of the quadcopter. This is possible, but gives so little slack I decided not to go this route. Some of the difficulties I had included the small amount of cable I had left, and as I did not have a lot of experience soldering and it had been a long time since I had been soldering, I did not want to take the risk of breaking something or burning my hand.

Sorry for the short post,

Gideon Tong