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Posted by ServoCity | Oct 31, 2013 @ 09:16 AM | 6,834 Views

Continuous Rotation Servos
We frequently receive tech calls with questions concerning servo modification: most often, continuous rotation. So we decided today's blog should cover some information about this servo mod and how it works.

When building a robot or wheeled platform, servos can often be used to drive wheels. In many instances, servos offer better power and are more compact than comparable motors and come with an electronic “speed control” (H-bridge) already attached to control the speed and direction of rotation. Once this modification is performed, your servo will operate as an “open loop” system. This means that the feedback from the potentiometer will be disconnected. The servo will now operate like a gearmotor with a speed control attached to control the speed and direction of rotation. You will be able to control it forward and reverse proportionally.
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Posted by ServoCity | Oct 23, 2013 @ 11:05 AM | 4,989 Views

Hi Friends,
We've been a part of the RCGroups community as a sponsor and contributor for nearly 2 years, and we have really enjoyed it! We recently decided to begin posting regular blogs on RCG that will include customer photos, build logs, new product announcements, guest articles, helpful tech tips, and more. We hope you'll stop by every now and then to see what we're up to. Thanks for continuing to support our business...we are very grateful!

If you haven't heard of ServoCity, please take a few minutes to check out our selection of R/C items and mechanical components; we're confident you'll like what you see!

Founded in 1995, we've been in the hobby business for nearly 2 decades. Our mission is to provide high quality products paired with fast and friendly service to our customers around the globe. We are located in the "heart of America" : Winfield, Kansas - and no, we don't ride horses to work (though several of us have them) Our central location offers optimized transit times to customers on both coasts.

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Warm Regards,
Lauren Lewis
ServoCity Marketing Director