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Old May 26, 2011, 11:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Hogster View Post
I believe you can either power it using a 3 or 4-cell LiPo (this could be your flight pack), or you can feed 5V directly into the pad at the bottom, as shown in this diagram:



As to which is the 'best' ... I don't know ... running from an external 5V source will mean the onboard linear 5V regulator won't be running, so won't get warm / hot ... (correct?)

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David
I want to be real clear on this before I power the board. When I asked before paul said I only need to connect the + from the lipo to the lipo pin (ground would be returned through ESCs). In this pic you show ground from lipo going to the reset pin?
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