Plugging ESC directly into APM

Can the output for each ESC be plugged directly into the APM instead of going through the power distribution board? I think this would work just fine (as the multiple BEC would be in parallel) but maybe I'm missing something important as to why this shouldn't be done? Thanks!

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  • Thank you! I'm off to simplify the configuration of my hexacopter. An attachment shows a power distribution board I made (soon to be removed), basically taking up space on the frame and adding weight to everything.

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    https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/3692498290?profile=original
  • Yep, works fine for me on my quad.  4 2amp linear BEC's  Just make sure they put out 5V 

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    It's fine. I spoke to a very good electrical engineer about it and he says it won't have negative effects. 

    Jason

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