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Wiring Harness for Balance Port

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by npalen, Apr 5, 2014.

  1. npalen

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    I'm wanting to power two small devices (voltage meter and headlight) using the balance connector on the 3S battery. Anyone know of a source for a wye or splitter harness? (Whatever it's called)
     
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    Just run the light off the Aux power wire instead,. same thing, less hooking up to do.
    just use JST plugs, and perhaps add a small switch if you'd like.
    then the voltage meter can have the balance port all to itself
     
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    Sounds like a good alternative but not sure where I find the Aux power wire. Is it lurking inside the shell unbeknownst?
     
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    It's a grey+red 2-strand cable that should be just peeking out one of the rubber grommets in the leg holes in the shell. It'll be a bare lead so you can add the connector of your choice...the JST style Gizmo recommends are the best for this application.
     
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    I see it! Thanks