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Old Jan 18, 2013, 11:22 AM
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Originally Posted by Woodstock 1 View Post
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BTW, the move to HV (high voltage) components such as servos and receivers is in response to a need to run unregulated LiFe packs. As they have a "native" voltage that is just slightly above nickel cells, they can be run as receiver packs where the components are "safe for higher voltages" without the addition of a voltage regulator. Apart from concerns about their use in fire-prone geographic areas, LiPo cells are too high in voltage for such usage, and need to be regulated when used as receiver packs.

Chris
LiFe is rated at 6.6v
Looks to me like the goal is unregulated 2S LiPo 7.4v...at least with Futaba and Hitec.
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