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Old 12-14-2003, 08:02 PM   #1
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What is a good power supply? I want to use it for charging batteries as well as using it to run my stater box for my 1/8 scale buggy. I.E. how many amps do I need?
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For running a starter box, your going to need a pretty high amp ps. Not sure how much it draws, but I'm sure its over 15...
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hey i have a power supply which has 13.8 Volts and a maxium of 8 Amps. this is pretty much the minium that you will need.

thats all foks.
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Hi,

I use a 30 amp rivergate to power my starter box. I also use it to power my tire truer and charger. (tire truer and charger at the same time). no problems so far.
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buy the rivergate its otherwise called the bulldog. You can get them in a 15, 30, or 40 amps. There the best on the market. They don't overheat and they produce constant power no spikes. They run from 100 to about 180 bucks. But don't get any thing less than 30amps for what you need.
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I have a Novak N power supply for sale, check my post in the 4 sale. I use 2 radio shack 7.2 v economy packs for my magic starter box,. Carrying around a box, is hard enough, why do you want to attach a 5lb power supply with it.?????
2 7.v pack are a lot lighter and cheaper in the long run.
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