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Old 07-03-2006, 02:12 AM   #1
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me and my freind are building a rc hovercraft (nitro powered) and we need a way of drawing 6v power off the engine to run steering and throttle servos, what is the best way of doing this?
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:16 AM   #2
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You mean liek a BEC??
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Old 07-03-2006, 02:21 AM   #3
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first tell me what a bec is, I am looking for the best way to get 6v power from a nitro engine
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Old 07-03-2006, 03:12 AM   #4
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Just buy a 6V reciever pack, cheap as chips and easy as.
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I already have a working 6v receiver pack, I want to find a way to provide it with 6v power so I do not have to recharge it and I will not lose control of my hovercraft in the middle of a lake
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Other than a bloody long extension cord there really is no way to do it. You could theoretically set up a dynamo but you'd have to be damn good to get 6V. If your running nitro you have to refuel quite often anyway. A good quality reciever pack can last for over an hour. I'd say your more likely to run out of fuel then drain a reciever pack.
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There is no power generater of such that I know of for nitro engines. I could be wrong, people come up with stuff all the time these days. Like pyrosian said, just get a receiver pack and a suitable charger. A good 5 cell hump pack similar to this one would last you days.



Heck a 3.00 4 AA pack similar to this one will get you several hours of run time. Use some good alkalines.



Just make sure you have the proper ends to fit the receiver you have.
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