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[DPRG] Continuous rotation servo question

Subject: [DPRG] Continuous rotation servo question
From: Randy M. Dumse rmd at newmicros.com
Date: Sun Feb 6 12:56:10 CST 2011

> Paul Bouchier said: Sunday, February 06, 2011 9:50 AM
> Does anyone know about these beasties? 

Hey Paul, have a look at this page, under the "product review"
tab.
http://www.hobbypartz.com/12exiseb1.html

"The unit provides good torque to handle sail sheeting - but it
is 3 revolutions (takes in a lot of string) and unfortunately
VERY slow compared to equal torque arm winches that are much
faster. Highly recommended for anyone need a lot of mainsail
boom movement, just allow time for the servo to make its turns."


Sounds like you bought a sail winch. Sounds like the "continuous
rotation" really means "3 revolutions". That would fit your
description of observed operation.

Randy


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