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What's a BEC

Old 10-18-2006, 08:54 PM
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Default What's a BEC

Please excuse a total newbie question. I see and hear a lot of references to a BEC......What, exactly is a BEC and what function does it perform?......Thanks in advance...Pat
Old 10-18-2006, 08:59 PM
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BEC stands for Battery Eliminator Circuit. A BEC is a voltage regulator that's usually built into the electronic speed control that provides 5 Volts to the receiver and servos.
Old 10-19-2006, 07:58 AM
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In other words, you don't need a separate receiver battery with BEC. Lots of pro and con talk about them. I've been using them since 92 and I've never had a problem (except for the time I added one too many servos).
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