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Power Distributor Questions

Postby DarkMere » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:07 pm

On my passenger ships I always have my power distributors engineered to engine focus. When it comes to my pure combat ships I have my power distributors engineered to 'high charge capacity' and to be honest I am not sure if that's a good thing as it does carry a recharge penalty, but my warped logic figures I should engineer them to something and that seemed as good as anything else.

Do you have your combat ships engineered to weapons focus? I have always been put off by this as I think a combat ship, that the shields are as important as the weapons, so in short, when it comes to combat ships I am very confused as to what to do. So the question. What do you do and why?
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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby wooleyx64 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:27 pm

My vote is for charge enhanced. It will benefit all three aspects and not pigeon hole you into a specific subset.

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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby Mr_McBride » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:31 pm

It depends on how your weapons are engineered. I usually prefer weapons enhanced on my combat ships that have a lot of thermal weapons.

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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby Relix Typhon » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:43 pm

Personally, I go for a balance of speed and firepower on my combat ships so it's charge enhanced for me.

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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby Falcon_D » Thu Jan 11, 2018 1:21 am

I use weapon focused on my Vette which I specifically use for combat. But on my main ship, the Python, which I use for basically everything I went charge enhanced. Same with the Cutter, charge enhanced.
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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby TorTorden » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:15 am

Also use high recharge across the board.

I abuse my distributor in all flavor's and I already constantly flick around power pips as needed.

And when I also use bi-weave resists shields, the recharging of shields is so powerfull it would drain out my wep focused distributor with ease.
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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby Roger Wilco Jr » Thu Jan 11, 2018 2:15 pm

What's this "engineering" stuff you speak of? :roll:
It's time to give this another go.

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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby Cmdr Kharma » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:40 pm

All rounder Python........Charge enhanced.....
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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby JohnLuke » Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:41 pm

I use charge enhanced for my combat ships. My other ships don't have engineered distros.
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Re: Power Distributor Questions

Postby William Wolfen » Thu Jan 11, 2018 7:41 pm

Charge enhanced is the only way to go.


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