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Old 11-21-2019, 08:04 AM
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Hello guys, I have a few questions regarding setting up/installing my 222. I apologize if this has been covered but I couldn't find the answers.

1st on is regarding the battery, do I need 2? I'd like to use just one larger capacity battery like pulse 5000 2s pack.

2nd is regarding the ignition switches. I plan to use 2 PowerBox spark switches for each ignition module, but just curious, do I need to use 2 or can I just use 1? of course there isn't a reason to have one on, and one off, so is it necessary to have 2 independent switches?
Old 11-21-2019, 08:33 PM
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I would say come into the current century. You can run both ignitions off a single Tech Aero IBEC. They have a HV unit that would be great for the new RCEXL ignitions.
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Originally Posted by speedracerntrixie View Post
I would say come into the current century. You can run both ignitions off a single Tech Aero IBEC. They have a HV unit that would be great for the new RCEXL ignitions.
Sorry for not being in this century, but it’s my first 4 cylinder and wasn’t sure how to set it up. I could have used your advise without the sarcasm, sorry for not being as “up on this century” as you are.

However last I checked, the PowerBox Pro ignition switches is FAR more advanced then your IBEC. So I guess I am the one in this century.... All I needed to know if that it’s acceptable to setup both ignition modules on one battery and one switch.
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My apologies, attempt was humor not sarcasm.
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Originally Posted by speedracerntrixie View Post
My apologies, attempt was humor not sarcasm.
No problem, sometimes it's hard to convey humor online. However you still gave me the information I was looking for. Essentially it's acceptable to set up a 4 cylinder on one ignition kill system/battery. The PowerBox spark pro is a regulated (user defined) switch with some pretty cool telemetry features. It will give me ignition battery information, RPM, and Temperature (I will need a telemetry hub to have temp info from all jugs). I think that's the route I will take then, unless anyone else has any set up advise.
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Spark Switch Pro is an awesome gadget
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The only other thing I would say about a 4 cylinder install is well designed baffling is important. I like to baffle the cowl in a manner that creates an upper and lower chamber with the intake on the upper camber. A large enough cutout on the bottom with a lip that will create a low pressure area. The air then gets pulled through the cylinder fins and out the bottom.

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