Originally Posted by Chris__RC
question: What is a BEC?
Battery Eliminator Circuit. It reduces the pack voltage down to the ~4.8-6 volt level that receivers and servos need. Eliminates the need for a receiver battery.
+1 for the SpeedPassion GT or LPF. Can run anything including brushed motors, great support including on here like rraden mentioned.
+infinity on the program box, it is very cool. Maybe not as flashy/geeky as a PC hookup, but a lot handier. You asked for ease of programming, BINGO!
Novak & LRP are fine, but the blinkity lights just don't cut it after you've seen the program box. Haven't had a chance to try the Losi style card, may be comparable.