AWESOME! Warming up my iron.


On Thu, Nov 20, 2008 at 8:18 AM, Dave Hylands <> wrote:
Hi Corey,

On Wed, Nov 19, 2008 at 11:46 PM, Corey McGuire <> wrote:
> So between the Wiki and an Ohm meter, I think I have answered my question,
> but I'm hardwarephobic and I wanna make sure I'm correct first.
> I have an electronic speed control that has a VERY clean BEC (switching
> power supply) on it that provides ~5.8 volts at around 10amps.  It plugs in
> to a PWM header like any servo.  If I wanted to power the Roboaudiostix from
> this BEC, I would just have to jumper the pin one of the motor controller to
> V0, correct?  So long as the BEC performs as advertised, I should be safe
> here, right?

Yeah - you should be able to connect the BEC up to BOARD, and install
the jumper between V0 and MOTOR (in both cases the pins right on the
edge of the board are ground), and that will power both the servos and
the roboaudiostix from the 5.8v BEC.

Dave Hylands
Shuswap, BC, Canada

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