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Old Aug 09, 2012, 01:18 PM
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What servo's are people using for their Tricopter Yaws??

Okay so I got tired of waiting for HobbyKing to get the servo I wanted in stock. so I cancelled that item so they will ship the rest of my order.

Now im on the hunt again for a new servo for my tail YAW on my Tricopter. Do any of you guys have any good suggestions??

I found this one I was thinking of grabbing:
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...32g_0_11s.html
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Old Aug 10, 2012, 01:49 PM
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Alright so I just ordered that servo. Im sure it will do just fine.
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Old Aug 11, 2012, 01:01 AM
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Seems like most ppl go for digital metal gear servos on these forums. I prefer good quality analog servos like the hitec hs-82mg and you can get them from hobbyking too.
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Old Aug 14, 2012, 11:04 PM
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Agree, HS-82MG is a strong good quality servo, good centering, is inexpensive and available from HobbyKing.
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Old Aug 28, 2012, 03:21 PM
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Okay dont use that servo for future reference. It only took one good fall from about 10' onto the tail of my tricopter and the servo seized up. I took the servo apart and one of the metal shafts inside were bent. Otherwise this was a great servo.
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Old Sep 05, 2012, 12:23 PM
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Agree, HS-82MG is a strong good quality servo, good centering, is inexpensive and available from HobbyKing.
Is this the servo you are speaking of? http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...idProduct=9814

Its kind of spendy, but if its the last servo I ever have to buy then it might be worth it. I was looking at this servo ( http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=17794 ) but its alot slower. But for the price I can buy 3, and have spares on hand. Then there is also this servo ( http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...dProduct=22687 ) that is recommended for the Turnigy Talon Frame. But at $22 i am not too sure.

This raises the question; is it better to have a stronger servo? Or a faster servo for a tricopters tail Yaw??
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Old Sep 08, 2012, 01:18 AM
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Hello Subaru4wd,

I can understand you concern about the price, Hitec servos are more expensive but they make a very good product. Speed to some degree is important because as the Flight Controller reacts you want the servo to react as quickly as possible so that one is not chasing the other. That is why many people are going to Digital servo's which are quicker. I don't think that is necessary and have not tried a digital yet. Hope that helps.
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Old Sep 14, 2012, 09:05 AM
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The micro bluebird will be fine, even MG90 will be fine too

i use Old and bulky Futaba S3001 , and don't have any problem with it. i do fly Fast and FPV
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Old Sep 14, 2012, 01:16 PM
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The micro bluebird will be fine, even MG90 will be fine too

i use Old and bulky Futaba S3001 , and don't have any problem with it. i do fly Fast and FPV
Thanks Ive been looking at the MG90 but it looked alittle small.
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Old Sep 15, 2012, 08:35 AM
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I'd go for the bms-380max personally. they're practically bullet proof, pretty fast & pretty light. I've used them on a couple of tricopters & they work really well & don't strip if you crash them.
http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...sec_17_4g.html

They also centre pretty well & there's very little slop.
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Old Sep 15, 2012, 09:06 AM
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E-max metal gear servo has been great for me.
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...A-Metal/Detail

Just as cheap as hobbyking, and you will have it in 3 days.
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Old Sep 15, 2012, 11:13 AM
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E-max metal gear servo has been great for me.
http://www.headsuprc.com/servlet/the...A-Metal/Detail

Just as cheap as hobbyking, and you will have it in 3 days.
I have seen those, and i have been waiting to hear from someone who has used them.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 06:25 PM
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I can second the hitec 82-mg or the 85-mg. They are more expensive but if your servo fails in flight it's pretty much a guaranteed crash. Speed is not super important for a yaw servo, people usually buy digital because they can accept the high input frequency from the FC.
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Old Sep 20, 2012, 07:34 PM
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I was doing some research on digital vs analog servo's, and i think i want to stick with Digital. I came across this servo and the specs look good: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...cro_Servo.html

but im not familiar with the sizes, and am thinking "micro" might be too small for a DT750 & 10" prop.
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Old Sep 22, 2012, 09:26 AM
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I've upgraded from hk $8 metal gear digital which stripped on first crash, to $20 hs-82mg. It has about 10 crashes on it with zero issues.

All my steering servos in my race trucks are hitec hv highspeeds and their customer service is top notch. Its absolutely worth it just for their fast turnaround and free upgrades/gear replacements they do.
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