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Old Apr 16, 2012, 04:23 PM
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Originally Posted by camship View Post
Well, for what it is worth I would NOT use that BEC attached to your ESC like that. It is what I was trying to warn you about. You need a good, not inexpensive BEC to run your equipment that is not attached to your ESC.

Read this thread please for BEC info on actual tested equipment. The BEC tester.

If you choose to fly it like that it may work but all I can say is cheap and FPV do not go together. It usually ends in tragedy. Why risk a couple hundred dollars on a $10 savings?

Best of luck to you,


EDIT: I use these BEC's for most all my setups. They have been tested by a number of RCG members quite thoroughly and are as nearly "noise free" as you will get in the hobby class.

UBEC-5A-HV $22.00 @ Helidirect
UBEC-8A $15.38 @ Helidirect This one is limited to a maximum input of 3 cells, (12.6v) but seriously rocks with two cells for running your cameras, etc.

Thanks again, i will certenly buy one of these UBEC, you are totally right, i wont try to save few dollars for risking losing all the equipment

I suppose the UBEC goes directly to the Receiver in the battery input and the BEC from the ESC, goes in the OSD

i check the ESC spec and it's 3amp esc 60amps, seem to be fair enough dont you think?
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