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Old 06-01-2010, 11:30 PM
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Ok im trying to get in to e powered flight but I don’t understand if I use 11.1v lipo dose the esc protect or reduce the volts to my receiver and servos or what
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Old 06-02-2010, 07:14 AM
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Yes.  the ESC has a BEC (battery eliminator circuit) that lowers the voltage for your electronics.  Note that there are ESC's that do not have a BEC, but most of them do and virtually all of the low current models do.
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ok thanks for the info
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Everything you wanted to know about electric flight
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7100376/tm.htm

Read the chapters on BEC and ESC.
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