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Old 12-26-2020, 02:46 PM
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Just purchased a MP9 TKI4 and i am wanting to upgrade my Servos to Protek RC 130T and the Protek LIPO 7.4 / 2600 battery pack. Do i have to upgrade my receiver or transmitter for this upgrade? Thanks for any info still learning.
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Old 12-26-2020, 04:19 PM
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Just purchased a MP9 TKI4 and i am wanting to upgrade my Servos to Protek RC 130T and the Protek LIPO 7.4 / 2600 battery pack. Do i have to upgrade my receiver or transmitter for this upgrade? Thanks for any info still learning.
check the voltage rating of the receiver in the manual.....
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According to the specs it only supports up to 6v, so to safely use a LiPo you'd either need to upgrade your receiver (though I'm not sure if there are any compatible with the stock radio that support 2s) or buy a BEC. In both cases make sure you have some kind of low voltage warning to protect the battery from being discharged too far.
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Why are you trying to run a 1/8th scale buggy on a 2s (7.4v) battery?! Which motor / esc combo are you using?
Don't believe its an ebuggy.
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rx wont handle a 2 cell with a ubec it will.. so much miss information here its ubec not bec
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so much miss information here its ubec not bec
UBEC is just a brand name that ended up being used to describe a thing, similar to how some people say "to xerox" instead of "to photocopy".
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Don't believe its an ebuggy.
Do'h. Never mind, I was in the wrong forum.
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bec..= battery eliminating circuit..hmmm.
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bec..= battery eliminating circuit..hmmm.
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jfc... If that's your style of getting your point across I can see why you have so many posts. Here you go, 5 forum pages on the topic, not gonna waste more time trying to talk to a parking meter.
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To be honest, forget the BEC, it is just an extra piece of electronics that can cause issues or fail.....


Forget LiPo, I advise to go go with LiFePo4 batteries, they are 6.6v and OK with many 6v electronics. A ull charged LiFePo4 is 7.2v but that is a full charged 6v NiMh also....
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Just get a servo that doesnít require a bec.

I came here to find that ubec comment, well obviously rc groupS is going to have an entire blog novel masterpiece about bec and ubec, sbec lol and look it was found again rather easy and didnít have to type one letter and press down twice or press enter in the address bar. Sweet saving me time.

In very simple form it is just a dc-dc converter regulator, sometimes it is made as a buck type, pwm, or simple switching. Not much more than that beside some sort of nonsense nomenclature.
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To be honest, forget the BEC, it is just an extra piece of electronics that can cause issues or fail.....


Forget LiPo, I advise to go go with LiFePo4 batteries, they are 6.6v and OK with many 6v electronics. A ull charged LiFePo4 is 7.2v but that is a full charged 6v NiMh also....

thanks for all the info going with a LiFE battery
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