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05-31-2013 05:03 AM  5 years agoPost 1
johnnyo7

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If I elect not to use a BEC and run a 2S Lipo straight to the receiver do I need an on/off switch or do I plug and unplug the battery directly to the RX as an on/off?

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05-31-2013 05:32 AM  5 years agoPost 2
Funky Trex

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I made a harness from a deans plug and 2 servo leads for my 2s setups. I just plug the lipo into the deans to power up my 7200s.

You can run a switch too. I just run mine without one for least amount of failure points.

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05-31-2013 10:16 AM  5 years agoPost 3
wrongler

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That is totally up to you! Some run a switch in a place where they don't have to remove the canopy.

Bill Whittaker

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05-31-2013 03:58 PM  5 years agoPost 4
johnnyo7

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So you use two servo leads just for redundancy? And plug them in any open slots in the ar7200bx

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05-31-2013 04:01 PM  5 years agoPost 5
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Which of the three wires do you solder to the deans? Signal wire too?

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05-31-2013 04:38 PM  5 years agoPost 6
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I don't use the signal leads, just the power and ground. I use 2 leads so there is plenty of wire to distribute the power since the servo lead wires are pretty thin. Also helps for redundancy in case there is ever a problem from one of the leads. I have them plugged into any open slots on the 7200.

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