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Old 03-20-2016, 06:15 AM
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i am building a arrow 55 biplane 60 size and going to use a satio fg 14 gas i bought a fight kit from tower 4 3004 servos rec battery it came with a 4.8 600 mah sanyo battery is this battery enough to run the engine i am going to use a 6 volt 2000 mah for the servo and smoke system ,thanks
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Old 03-20-2016, 08:02 AM
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Probably not. Although a 4.8V battery will work, 600 mAh is too small. Saito recommends at least a 6V battery and at least 1000 mAh. Specifically:

"The Saito ignition has an operating voltage from4.89.0 volts. Saito recommends the use of a 5-cellNi-Cd/Ni-MH battery or a 2-cell Li-Po/Li-Ion/Li-Fe with
a minimum of 1000mAh. The recommended battery isthe Team Orion
Avionics Li-Fe Receiver Pack 1300mAh6.6V (ORI60503). "

You could also use a Tech-Aero BEC and just use your receiver battery to power the ignition. I would probably up the mAh a bit though, say 2500-3000 mAh.
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Old 03-20-2016, 09:52 AM
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Thats exactly what I would do ^^

Get a TechAero IBEC and up the receiver pack size
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Old 03-20-2016, 11:51 AM
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The best spot for this question, already posted ,is here:
http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/gas-...l#post12191861
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Old 03-20-2016, 11:54 AM
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Well, it was a Q and he got the right A so....

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Ahh, duplicate, closing this one
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