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Old 02-21-2009, 04:09 PM   #1
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Default Lipo -vs- NiCad/NiMH Batteries

I am considering swapping out the NiCads batteries for Li-po and I know I will need a step-down to regulate the voltage. Q: What is the best setup to prevent destroying the servos? My first thought is to install the step-down pig-tail between the receiver and the battery. Your inputs and thoughts are greatly appreciated Thanks.
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Old 02-21-2009, 11:22 PM   #2
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A step-down probably wouldn't support high enough current. You'd be much better off with a BEC.
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