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Old 11-02-2003, 03:46 PM   #1
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I saw a pic of hara's pro4 in the Pro4 thread and there's a reciever pack sitting in it. Are you allowed to run reciever packs in Japan? There illegal under roar rules in the US right?

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As far as I know, receiver packs are legal, everywhere. Just look at 1/12th scale racing. Most 1/12th scale racers run them. The batteries don't supply any power to the motor.
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If I am not mistaken I aw a pic of Chris Dosecks car with one on it.Small.
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Receiver packs are legal, and in some instances necessary, like 4-cell mod 12th roadcourse, or 4-cell mod Oval classes. In TC Mod I can see how a 5-cell receiver pack could benefit you with a bit quicker servo response, and additional torque.
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Guys;

The reason for using Receiver packs is simply, Voltage.

You are trying to provide a contant 6.0v to the RX and servos for the best possible operation.
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The reason for using Receiver packs is simply, Voltage.

You are trying to provide a contant 6.0v to the RX and servos for the best possible operation.
Yes, but it's also very beneficial to runtime in the "battery intensive" disciplines of R/C. In a 12thscale Mod car a receiver pack can be worth around 30 seconds. The less items drawing juice from the big stick equates to more voltage for the MOTOR.
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You learn something new every day. Thanks everybody.
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i believe most of the cars out there are underweight too! why go glue quarters to your car when you could add a receiver pack in the car...it brings up the weight and has servo advantage! kill 2 birds with one stone!

the problem is theres one extra think to charge!
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had some show at our track 2-3weeks ago with a Mod-TC. he had a 5-cell rec pk hooked up to power only his fan on the motor and personal X-ponder. didn't see any lead in the slot next to the motor on the TC3

i run one in my 12th scale
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