Originally Posted by Berkie
I'm running my Tx on 8 NiMh AAs at 9.6V
I think the Tx should be run on 12V.
However, although I have not had any problems - even receives well at 500 metres with the range check button down - I am wondering if 9.6V may cause a problem in some situations?
It will work just fine. The only down side is that the warning light (on whatever xmitter you have) will show sooner than it would if you used Alkaline batts. The optimal here is to use a Lipo 1800 mah or bigger. However, make sure it is less than 15mm thick so it will fit in the xmitter. With a lipo, you will need to charge your transmitter (the lipo) about every 1-3 months and the drain on the lipo (while on the shelf) is so small (.1%/mo) that it is negilible.