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Old 09-24-2013, 10:54 AM   #202 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by lcc014 View Post
Thank you for the information about the satellite port - regulated voltage. I am running mini vbar and the hobbywing rpm sensor can work up to 8V or so. So, I may not need a diode or two to lower the input voltage to mini vbar and rpm sensor.
Yep, sounds like you're good with a straight power hookup. It'll be an easier setup than using satellite port power too.

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Why MrMel said in the video that we could utilize the satellite port to provide power to rpm sensor ?
Most sensors can run off 3.3V. I just remembered that the Sensor II port on the full sized VBar also uses the 3.3V regulated voltage, so the last thing I said above wouldn't work. My Hobbywing sensor runs fine in that port (on 3.3V).
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