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[DPRG] Servos

Subject: [DPRG] Servos
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Wed Dec 18 17:02:00 CST 2002

I like the Futaba S148 -- soooo... easy to hack its a sin. Most of the hobby
stores sell them. If not, get your servos from Servo City -- he can tell you
which ones can be hacked and which ones are better quality.


----- Original Message -----

> I'm writing up a Christmas list for Santa Clause and I'm stuck on the
> 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
> Can anybody recommend a good place to buy good servos online?  Did the
> reindeer ever let Rudolph play reindeer games?
> The price difference is huge--$10 vs $15.  Both servos have operate at
> 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.

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