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by Wirecutter
Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo wiring question
Replies: 11
Views: 2195

Re: Servo wiring question

When I say that servos will "act strange" if the pulse rate is outside of 50-60 Hz: If my servo stimulator ran with a pulse rate of around 300 Hz, the Futaba servos I had worked just fine, but the HiTec servos would "hunt" and oscillate back and forth around the commanded position. Who knows why, bu...
by Wirecutter
Fri Jan 01, 2010 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo wiring question
Replies: 11
Views: 2195

Re: Servo wiring question

Traditional RC servos have 3 leads: black for ground, red for +6 VDC (5 will work), and orange or yellow for a 50-60Hz pulse train. The width of the pulses determines where the servo wants to be. If you don't apply pulses, the servo position doesn't update. The range of pulse width is from about 0.5...