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      @Joe,

      I have tried using 6vdc UBECs with the Pixhawk servo output power rail and I do not recommend it. Since the Pixhawk will use the power on the servo output power rail as a secondary power source, I recommend keeping the voltage below 5.5vdc and if you are running servos on the servo output I recommend installing the 5.6vdc zener diode fix Link 

      Voltage spikes above 5.5vdc on the servo output power rail can cause the Pixhawk to reset and a subsequent loss of control.

      Regards,

      TCIII AVD

      • Which way is the diode installed?

      • You're right, I missed thinking about the voltage rating of the 6V UBEC.  I am using a 5V UBEC in the same configuration as the Anaconda Diagram (except I am not running servos).  And so you are also right about the Zener diode installation when using servos.  Takes a village!

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