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Old 02-11-2013, 09:22 PM   #1
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Hey Guys,

I have a Kyosho 1/10 Fazer nitro and i was hoping i could get some insight, i'm sick of using AA batteries as i have heaps of lipo's sitting around doing nothing atm, I was hoping someone might be able to assist in telling what i need to do to convert the 4AA batteries that power the servo and RX to work off of a lipo battery.

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Old 02-11-2013, 09:43 PM   #2
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If u have a Lipo that will fit just put a regulator on it and you will be fine.

Here are a few to choose from. GL

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Youd need a voltage regulator. The AA setup is 6.0v, while the lipo fully charged is 8.4v
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Or you can use 2 simpel 1n5402 diodes to lower the voltage from a LiPo battery
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