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Old May 24, 2015, 07:33 PM
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Best 5 gram and 9 gram servos.

It's been a few years since this one was covered. Really what servos in 5 and 9 gram are the best money can buy. I'm not interested in Hxt9 or Tower Pros.

With the many Micro helis running real servos their must something better to run in 32" EPP foamies. I remember having a Jr 285 (I think) years ago and remember it being far superior to my Tower Pros...
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Old May 24, 2015, 08:00 PM
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Ive heard futaba has some good micros. The hitec hs65s and 5065s are pretty good, but a little large for your situation
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I have been learning 3d on the 32 inch foamies. Have had great success with the tork 924 servos available from value hobby.
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I have the techone sback and use hitec h65mg and it fit my servo slots perfect.
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Old May 24, 2015, 10:53 PM
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Hi-tech have very good servos.
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Old May 25, 2015, 10:52 AM
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Very very pricy:
http://www.mksservosusa.com/product....7&cat=6&page=1
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I'm having good luck with KST DS245S servos.

http://www.alofthobbies.com/kst-ds245s.html
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Old May 25, 2015, 01:12 PM
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Futaba S3114's are good 9 g servos. DM-44's sold by Aloft are good to and think 5.6G plus metal geared. KST are hi preformace servos for slope gliders etc. Fast and furious types.
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We've been having great luck with MKS DS 6100's. 46oz. torque @ only 5v. They also put out an HV version for a little more. We've used them on our foamies and a 4lb pattern plane! Centering is our biggest gripe with a lot of servos and these center perfectly.

http://www.mksservosusa.com/product....5&cat=6&page=1

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It's been a few years since this one was covered. Really what servos in 5 and 9 gram are the best money can buy. I'm not interested in Hxt9 or Tower Pros.

With the many Micro helis running real servos their must something better to run in 32" EPP foamies. I remember having a Jr 285 (I think) years ago and remember it being far superior to my Tower Pros...
Hi, a large group of indoor flyers are using these servos, I tried some and never looked back. I used to use the HXT5 & 9gram servos and I have replaced them with this digital servo. Not cheap, but I have not had any problems. I've got them installed in a Clik NG 32" FP3 indoor plane and a Slicko V2 32" outdoor plane. I use this sub 5 gram servo in both 5 and 9 gram installations, both accurate and fast. They come with a mini connector and a regular connector, to use as necessary. Here.......................
https://www.spektrumrc.com/Products/...odID=SPMSA2020
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I don't mean to hijack - hopefully this question adds to the discussion:

- The speed and torque specs on all of these suggested servos are much better at 6v. Is it a reasonable idea to upgrade to an ESC with a 6v BEC, and get the servos operating at the better specs? Downsides?

I'd certainly be looking for the metal gear version of the servos at the higher torques, as I just stripped my plastic gear digital servo, and really don't want to have to dig servos out of the foam as a regular activity.
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Ive been asking around, does anyone know the torque of the freewing 9 gram servo??
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DS 6100's use only 5v. The newer DS 6100HV's can do more.
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I don't mean to hijack - hopefully this question adds to the discussion:

- The speed and torque specs on all of these suggested servos are much better at 6v. Is it a reasonable idea to upgrade to an ESC with a 6v BEC, and get the servos operating at the better specs? Downsides?

I'd certainly be looking for the metal gear version of the servos at the higher torques, as I just stripped my plastic gear digital servo, and really don't want to have to dig servos out of the foam as a regular activity.
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Interesting one

http://www.jramericas.com/174415/JRPS188HV/?pcat=554
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Futaba S3114's are good 9 g servos. DM-44's sold by Aloft are good to and think 5.6G plus metal geared. KST are hi preformace servos for slope gliders etc. Fast and furious types.
The Futaba S3114 is not a 9 gram servo. It's MUCH smaller and only weighs 7.5 grams (but it's really heavy for it small size) with the light weight micro connector (S3114M) and 7.8 grams with the normal Futaba connector and at 1.5Kg @ 4.8v and 1.7Kg @ 6v it's quite powerful for such a fast servo @ 0.10/0.09 Sec/60 degrees. It's an old 3 pole motor design but shows how good they can be.
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