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Optical Kill Switch as On/Off?

Snoopy1

640cc Uber Pimp
Used all of them the best I think is the TecAero. But the Rexcell unit I have had difficulties with. The other one that I have only one unit is the Power Box Spark switche great up to now but only had for 2 years.
 

stangflyer

I like 'em "BIG"!
RCExcel Opto-kill. All I have ever used. All I will ever use. Never a single issue. Easy to setup whether using stand alone with an auxiliary ignition battery or straight connection to rx/power expander.
 

acerc

640cc Uber Pimp
Just finished mounting the throttle servo and was about to mount the optical kill switch and ignition battery. Then I remembered this thread and, $45 later, one of these is on its way to Daddy.

http://www.tech-aero.net/ultra-ibec

You guys are a bad influence on me, and a good influence. :)
Nah, nah, nah my brother. That is nothing but a good influence, no bad anywhere in there!!!
You won't regret using it, simply plug and play. Another fine route is to drop all the switches and go with a pin and flag such as the one from Booma, again simplifies everything and just works.
http://www.boomarc.com/en/hidden-balance-switch-with-pin-flag
The photos are an example of some of my aircraft with the Booma pin flag.
 

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AKNick

640cc Uber Pimp
Just finished mounting the throttle servo and was about to mount the optical kill switch and ignition battery. Then I remembered this thread and, $45 later, one of these is on its way to Daddy.

http://www.tech-aero.net/ultra-ibec

You guys are a bad influence on me, and a good influence. :)

This reminds me of my 3DP project I never really finished. The way I held it down was okay, but could be better.
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The Velcro doesn’t feel that taught to me. I’ve been thinking of making another version that uses a gel/foam bottom and a screw down top like I did with my receiver. The bottom isn’t flat and varies quite a bit with the epoxy holding the wires in place. Proved challenging!
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