Questions tagged [servo]

A mechanical component of some UAVs which receives a numerical signal input and rotates to the corresponding position.

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My esc cuts the motor when I move control surfaces a lot

I finally built my plane and started testing it on my workbench. If I moved the servos a lot (using my transmitter), the motor would cut out, the ESC would play a tone similar to when I first turn it ...
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Flysky FS-ia10b output more than 2000 microsecond pulse

I just modified a servo to spin 360 degrees by taking out its potentiometer and replacing it with a voltage divider of roughly the same value. So when I use an Arduino, I have to send a pulse of about ...
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My DIY Project - My motors and voltage regulator for water pump does not work at the same time

I am working on a project to make a quadrocopter that can spray liquid material. Unfortunately, I had this problem: when I give full thrust and try to activate the water pump at the same time, the ...
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How to determine the correct specification of servo for a control surface

Servos come in a large range of sizes, torque values, etc. and the servo to use depends on a number of factors such as control surface size, aircraft speed and desired manoeuvrability. While there is ...
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How to drive a servo for a tricopter with a flight controller?

Is there any way to set up a servo with full control for a tricopter using a normal flight controller and normal drone parts? Are there any other things that I should use or consider? This servo will ...
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Difference between analog and digital servos?

I've noticed that there is often a price gap between analog and digital servos. What is the difference between an analog and digital servo and why is a digital servo better?