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Old 01-03-2007, 06:29 AM   #1
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Default Your lighting power source.

I wanted to know what most people use as a power source for their electric accesories.
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Old 01-03-2007, 06:31 AM   #2
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I've got an Ofna Pro Power 18, 12V - 18A.
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:07 AM   #3
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I think he means onboard stuff. I will be running a seperate battery pack for my winch and lights.
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:37 AM   #4
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I am using a 4AA batt. pack to run my lights and I just run the winch off the esc.
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Old 01-03-2007, 08:48 AM   #5
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my lights run off a 9v battery that is mounted to the chassis to keep the weight low, it has a has a long enough pigtail to remove the body
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my lights run off a 9v battery that is mounted to the chassis to keep the weight low, it has a has a long enough pigtail to remove the body
That's the exact same thing I'm doing.
Flashing led light bar up top then head and tail lights.
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:50 AM   #7
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lights are run off a 9v and winches off the stick pack using an on-off-on switch.
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Old 01-03-2007, 10:22 PM   #8
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Thanks for the response guys. I'm wanting to put some headlights and KC style lights on my rig and wanted to know what power source is commonly used to power lighting systems. Thanks again.
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I use a servo board to controll a 6AA cell pack feed to my lighting it's directly soldered so the red goes to the batterypack black is branched and goes to both reciever and battery pack and the signal wire goes to the reciever.

this works nice in my bruisers sinc eI run two servos and an ESC, I leave the board in the ceasing and stip out all the gears and motor, run the wire out the output holes and use my radio to turn the lights on and off.

I had it set at one time to use BEC power, but this caused the lights to flicker when useing servos and turn off when the esc strained. adding a RX battery helped but ehy still flickered, so I seperated them to their own circuit.
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That's a good idea EH. It would be cool to be able to turn on the lights on the fly.
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I use a servo board to controll a 6AA cell pack feed to my lighting it's directly soldered so the red goes to the batterypack black is branched and goes to both reciever and battery pack and the signal wire goes to the reciever.
Any chance you can post up a good wiring diagram for your switch method?
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