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[DPRG] Servos

Subject: [DPRG] Servos
From: Ed Okerson eokerson at texasconnect.net
Date: Wed Dec 18 16:56:01 CST 2002

Ray,

I just bought a bunch of Hitec servos at a hobby shop, I believe they are
322's and only paid $10 apiece for them.  You might want to check around
before buying.

Ed Okerson

On Wed, 18 Dec 2002, Ray Renteria wrote:

> I'm writing up a Christmas list for Santa Clause and I'm stuck on the servo
> choice and was hoping somebody might be able to clue me in.
>
> The two servos in question are:
>
> Standard Servo
> http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R29-MX-400.html
> <http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R29-MX-400.html>
>
> and
>
> Hitec HS-322 Servo
> http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R84-HS-322.html
> <http://www.acroname.com/robotics/parts/R84-HS-322.html> .
>
> The Acroname sales support guy told me that the difference was in the
> internal quality of the electronics.  Should I really care about the
> internal quality of the electronics?  What's the difference between the two?
> Can anybody recommend a good place to buy good servos online?  Did the other
> reindeer ever let Rudolph play reindeer games?
>
> The price difference is huge--$10 vs $15.  Both servos have operate at about
> 5V.  The Standard servo is actually faster at 0.15 second through 60
> degrees.   The Standard servo also comes with more mounting hardware than
> does the Hitec.
>
> What am I missing?
>
> --Ray
>


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