TBM Power System 1.1 for Gas Airplanes up to 60cc requiring hidden switch
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POWER SYSTEM FOR GAS AIRPLANES UP TO 60cc
Order the system and save! We recommend the TBM Power System for gas airplanes with electronic ignitions up to 60cc in size. This system contains redundant LiIon batteries with a redundant failsafe switch with regulator.
Included with the TBM Power System is a pin and flag switch system to provide the ultimate in realism for your plane. The charge jack does not show. A pin with a red flag which states “remove before flying” replaces the usual charge slider switch. Included is the Wike RC IBEF (Ignition Battery Eliminator Filter) which provides a remote, isolated switch, and provides ignition power from the receiver battery. The IBEF combined with two receiver batteries provides backup power for the receiver and the ignition for higher reliability.
The TBM Power System has enough energy for about six 15 minute flights depending on your flying style and size of airplane. We highly recommend this system for any plane up to 60cc for high reliability and scale appearance.
The TBM Power System includes:
- TBM Failsafe Pin and Flag switch - (PINFLAG)
- Qty 2 - TBM Ultra Power Li-Ion 2800 mah Pack with JR, Deans and Balance Plugs - (AH2CDLIION)
TBM's new Ultra Power 2 Cell 2800 Li-Ion battery comes with both a Jr and Deans plug. New for 2011 is a balance plug for the new Hitec X4 charger.
- WRC Wike R/C Products IBEF Ignition Battery Eliminating Filter - (WRCIBEFV2.1)
The Wike R/C IBEF Battery Ignition Eliminator Filter saves the weight of an ignition battery and provides a IMAA required transmitter controlled ignition kill switch. The IBEF is designed to be plugged into the receiver and run the ignition from the receiver batteries or power system. This simplifies charging by only having to charge receiver batteries. The IBEF also has a high efficiency switching regulator that provides power the ignition and also some very good filters that prevent noise and interference from the ignition system from getting back into the receiver.
4-cell Nicad/NiMh can be used without a regulator, all other batteries require a regulator. 5-cell Nixx, LiFe, LiIon, LiPo etc. must be regulated below 6v. Some ignitions prefer the voltage to be 5.0 – 5.5v, some prefer 5.5 – 6.0v. We suggest an IBEF which has a voltage regulator so that the voltage can be set as necessary. DLE and other Chinese engines prefer the higher voltage range. DA engines prefer the lower voltage range. If in doubt, use the higher voltage range. If the engine misses, one possible cause is the ignition voltage. An ignition will not be harmed running the lower voltage, it may just miss from time to time.
- MPI 5-6.5V Miracle Switch MKII Voltage Regulator Switch - (MPIRM6N)
This electronic Miracle Switch replaces the regular mechanical switch and includes a built in voltage regulator. Under normal condition, the switch functions like a regular switch. However, when the switch or its wires fail, the current continues to flow. The only way to turn it off under this condition is to disconnect the Rx battery pack.
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