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Can I use a 7.2v battery with reciever and servos?

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Old 09-26-2003, 10:08 PM
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Default Can I use a 7.2v battery with reciever and servos?

Hello,
I've noticed that most of the time the voltage for servos and receivers is normally 4.8 or 6.0. I'm using a 7.2v motor so I would need a 7.2 volt battery. Can the Rx and servos use this voltage too?
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Old 09-27-2003, 12:10 PM
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It sounds like you are flying an electric. If this is the case then your electronic speed controller (ESC) will likely have a plug for the receiver power (receiver battery eliminator). This plug will be at the correct voltage for the receiver and the servos -- usually 4.8 volts. Your eflight power packs will range from 7.2 volts for LiPo packs to 9.6 volts for 8 cell NiCds...
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7.2 connected directly to a servo will fry it in a hurry.
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