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Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Since motor current tends to be a multiple of battery current, the trend is to place the controller as close as possible to the motor to reduce the abnormally large conductors.
Close is better electrically. Protected is better for damage mitigation.

Originally Posted by Piotrsko View Post
Prolly won't hurt the motor shaft, but it will take the bearings out really fast.
Which is why you would want a carrier bearing close to the motor.
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