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>> Home > Forum > Boat Specific Chit Chat! > Rx POWER
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(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 117
9th Mar 2018 17:44  
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Traditionally, when powering a Rx from more than one source, such as using a BEC circuit and a separate Rx supply battery, the positive power feed from the ESC is disconnected. This avoids the double power feed.
I am embarking on a triple hand screw model with 3 x ESCs so each screw can then be controlled individually from the Rx.
In this situation, where all the Rx power will come from ESCs running off the same main battery (using the BECC), with no separate Rx battery supply, is it necessary to cut all the positive ESC supply leads except 1?
Appreciate any advice.

(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 211
9th Mar 2018 19:28  
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Yes that is correct you only need power supply from one feed . But I would recommend just removing the + pin from the plugs and taping it up rather than cutting the wires as you never know that they could be used in the future

Former tug nut now switched to sail because of health
(Fleet Admiral!)

Forum Posts: 514
10th Mar 2018 00:24  
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Hi RHBaker

I would use the one in Midships!
For the BEC.
Disconnect the port and starboard!


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