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Dec 12, 2001, 04:54 PM
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Why donīt we fry our receivers when connecting battery connector wrong?

Today, we were testing receivers. Two times i screwed up and connected the battery pack wrong. Which means the negative lead goes to the signal output of the receiver.

So tell me, why are these two receivers still working perfectly fine?
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Dec 12, 2001, 05:09 PM
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The pinout on the connector was setup with the V+ on the center pin so that when IDIOTS screwup the don't fry the recievers.

Dec 12, 2001, 05:50 PM
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Hey it was 10 pm and we were doing range checks in the dark. I could hardly see anything

Dec 12, 2001, 05:52 PM
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And after that we flew our Pico-Sticks outside the guys house (small soccer field) under a street-light. Damn that was fun!