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Old 02-28-2010, 07:15 PM
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Has anyone used the cheap brushed speed controllers for a voltage regulator for igntion batteries?? I have some old GWS speed controllers for brushed motors that should work fine for ignition modules on gas motors. Has anyone done this?? Most ignition modules dont draw much current. Will this work??
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Old 02-28-2010, 07:32 PM
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yeah it should work..... i use cheap inline voltage reglators at 5.8-5.9v on 6v batteries on rcxcel ignitions, and no problems
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Has anyone used the cheap brushed speed controllers for a voltage regulator for igntion batteries?? I have some old GWS speed controllers for brushed motors that should work fine for ignition modules on gas motors. Has anyone done this?? Most ignition modules dont draw much current. Will this work??


A cheap voltage regulator can be made from Radio Shack parts. Smaller and lighter than the motor speed controls. Want to trade? I need brushed motor controllers. PM me if interested.

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what voltage do you need to regulate?
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i was considering using one for the ignition battery on a gas motor so i can use a 2 cell lipo.
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http://www.planeaddicts.com/store/ag...ctronics&xm=on


About half way down.
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http://www.hobbycity.com/hobbyking/s...oise_Reduction


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Old 03-02-2010, 03:46 PM
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that hobby king unit looks real good. too bad its like a month on backorder
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Thank for tell me to use regulator from unused speed control.
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Old 03-03-2010, 05:22 PM
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you could try this one

http://cgi.ebay.com/New-RC-3A-U-BEC-...item19b5a8282f
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