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HobbyKing™ HKU5 5V/5A UBEC

HobbyKing™ HKU5 5V/5A UBEC

This small and lightweight UBEC features a high efficiency switching mode BEC, providing better heat dissipation when compared to linear voltage regulation. The shielded PCB design and output EMF coil provide a stable, low noise voltage output. The HKU5 also features built-in reverse polarity protection.

Specifications:
Input: 7.2V-21V (2-5S Li-Po)
Output: 5V/5A
Dimension: 49mm*20mm*12mm (L*W*H)
Weight: 11.5g (wires included)



PRODUCT ID: 5AUBEC

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jetson3000  29 points - 10/7/2014
 
Tested yesterday. It supplies 5.5 V with a 3S 2200 Lipo input. It is enough for 4 digit servos supply in a 3D plane! I hope the current will be good as well as the voltage.
 Jimbolina1 527 points
Hi Jetson. I use the previose version in loads of my planes and heli's. Far as I am concerned its bullit proof. Not one issue ever. Use it with confidence. Happy Landings
Henrik  2 points - 9/18/2014
 
Would it be a good move to solder 3.5mm bullet connectors and plug this in to the power distribution board?
 v_max 3853 points
The best practise is to connect all power connections at one point (star type as opposite to tree type wiring). So connecting to power distribution board is a good place.. Other thought. This bec is low current .. so you do not need 3.5mm bullets which is ok up to 30-40A ... you may smaller ones like 2mm to save weight.
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ธัญจิรา  1 points - 8/27/2014
 
I interesting "HobbyKing ™* HKU5 5V / 5A Ubec 2 set.
 v_max 3853 points
This is a stament. And what is the question?
 Finnius 206 points
Whats the difference between the two UBEC's (this one and HKU5) besides the name? Thanks
 Finnius 206 points
The X5 (X5UBEC) looks identical, any difference?
 v_max 3853 points
This one is wrapped into metallised tape under heatshrink to reduce switching bec noise
 Finnius 206 points
Thanks. So the tape reduces noise from this device, to minimize interference with other devices?
 v_max 3853 points
exactly..
Sejoon  7 points - 8/10/2014
 
I connect the input of ubec and output of battery in a wrong way... which mean red connected to black and black connected to red. Suddenly, it sparked and now it is broken. It doesn't work at all. It's better than exploding :D
Jonathan  58 points - 6/29/2014
 
5 dollar firecracker xD not cool..
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Verry small and cheap. Thanks hobbyking.


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Purchased three of these for ignition voltage regulator duty in my large scale gas planes, when paired up with the turnigy 2100 Lipo receiver pack, you can run an engine all day versus the 4 cell NiMH packs. Working great in my planes, the 3A version works great too, but is a little longer and slightly heavier, but cost less. Next order, I will order more for spares for future projects.


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Really good, light and useful for no esc bec.


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Extra safety in your hobby


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ubec very small, but is doing its job


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