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Old 03-18-2013, 05:10 PM   #1
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Do you have one of those crazy bright light bars that runs on 12 volts (or 3S Lipo) and also have lights that run from 6 volts (receiver voltage)?

This controller works on a three position channel or linear channel and will let you have your lights off, or just the low voltage lights or both the low and high voltage lights on.
  1. Off
  2. 6 volt lights on
  3. 6 volt and 12 volt lights on



I use a prototype of this controller on my Wraith. The LV output runs the Axial Simple LED Controller that came with the wraith and the HV output runs the light bar that I got from Crawler-Dad that needs 3S Lipo voltage to operate.
Sometimes the lightbar is just too bright and I only run the simple LEDs but with a flip of the switch, they all come on!

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Old 03-18-2013, 07:44 PM   #2
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Do you have one of those crazy bright light bars that runs on 12 volts (or 3S Lipo) and also have lights that run from 6 volts (receiver voltage)?

This controller works on a three position channel or linear channel and will let you have your lights off, or just the low voltage lights or both the low and high voltage lights on.
  1. Off
  2. 6 volt lights on
  3. 6 volt and 12 volt lights on

I use a prototype of this controller on my Wraith. The LV output runs the Axial Simple LED Controller that came with the wraith and the HV output runs the light bar that I got from Crawler-Dad that needs 3S Lipo voltage to operate.
Sometimes the lightbar is just too bright and I only run the simple LEDs but with a flip of the switch, they all come on!

$28
Well by golly thats kind of what I did with your external battery control and a bec. Yours looks a heck of a lot cleaner.
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Old 03-23-2013, 03:08 PM   #3
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I had my vp light bar wired directly to my battery and when I hit the throttle it went dim will it do that with this
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I had my vp light bar wired directly to my battery and when I hit the throttle it went dim will it do that with this
Yes, it would do the same thing.
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Yes, it would do the same thing.[/QUOTE]

Ok thank you
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Old 03-25-2013, 06:59 AM   #6
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Just received one of these and hooked it up. Works awesome with my 4PL. Thanks!
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I just installed one of these using my 4PL. Works perfect.

I run an Axial light kit for the headlights and VP Lite bar for the roof. I'll add the brake lights later. But super happy with it.



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Old 07-30-2013, 11:00 AM   #8
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Will RPP have these in stock in the future? I didn't see it while looking.
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Will RPP have these in stock in the future? I didn't see it while looking.
Hard to say.
I can supply it if you like.
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Old 12-12-2013, 10:12 AM   #10
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What about dual lines both at 12 volts but a dimmer only on one? I would actually love that. That way I can turn my rock light off and on and dim my light bar. I have your single light dimmer already.
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Old 12-13-2013, 08:22 AM   #11
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What about dual lines both at 12 volts but a dimmer only on one? I would actually love that. That way I can turn my rock light off and on and dim my light bar. I have your single light dimmer already.
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Thread tag as i'll be needing one of these after i get a Flysky setup for more than 2 channels
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Im running my lightbar with this controller and a 3s 800mah thor battery. Do you recommend a lipo cutoff or a voltage meter to monitor?
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Im running my lightbar with this controller and a 3s 800mah thor battery. Do you recommend a lipo cutoff or a voltage meter to monitor?
Use whatever you have - I don't have a plug in Lip Cutoff, but I do have a Lipo alarm that plugs into a balance port.

If at all possible, plug the controller's battery connection in line between your battery and ESC so that the ESC can take care of monitoring the battery.
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I run a 2s on the motor and a 3s for the lights. Will the balance plug trick still work? And can you make a connecting plug?
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I run a 2s on the motor and a 3s for the lights. Will the balance plug trick still work? And can you make a connecting plug?
Trick? Not sure what you mean. Just connect a Lipo alarm.

Make a connecting plug for what?
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Oh ok i read it wrong i gotcha now
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These kits are the tits!! Thanks heyok.
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