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Old Jun 16, 2012, 10:45 AM
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Driving an actuator from a standard reciever?

Is there a way to drive an actuator, either bang bang or proportional, with a standard receiver? Any kind of device that goes between the Rx and actuator, or type of Tx programming that will make it work? Just curious.
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 10:54 AM
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Are you referring to the standard actuators such as Del Tang and others?

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Old Jun 16, 2012, 11:15 AM
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I'm thinking of basic actuators like what is usually installed in toy grade stuff. To be honest, I'm trying to find an alternative to replacing an actuator with a servo in a toy grade conversion(trying to do it on the cheap, and don't care if it's proportional or not.)
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 12:06 PM
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It is possible to drive actuators with a servo Rx by simply using a micro servo guts:
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showp...1&postcount=13
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Old Jun 16, 2012, 01:58 PM
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Cool! That is exactly the kind of thing I was looking for
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