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Old Jul 21, 2011, 10:52 AM
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what is the best way to distribute power through out my ground station?

looking to get power to my receivers, fans, diversity controller etc. what is the best way to do this?
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:23 PM
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I don't know about best way, but i've just Y-ed my main pack to all my 12v equipment. It works for me. I've thought about having a power station/plug strip (think household power strip) with Deans connections, but i have most stuff hidden away in my GS. So i just run wires and cover it up.

Some folks use an auto/lawn mower battery. If I did that, I'd definitely look into making a connection box. I'm sure others will chime in.
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Old Jul 21, 2011, 01:44 PM
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Use a star wiring scheme, where all connections origin from a single point close to the battery. Do not daisy chain, it's a recipe for video noise.

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