Thread Tools
Oct 24, 2009, 11:44 AM
JDEmrick
JDEmrick's Avatar
Discussion

Servo Twitch


I'm using the AR7000 and DX7. Does anyone know why my servos twitch every 10 - 15 sec. If so, how do I fix it? Thanks
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Oct 28, 2009, 08:10 PM
Registered User
what model servos?
Oct 28, 2009, 11:05 PM
Registered User
Could be radio interference (damaged Rx wire or Rx) or wire interference... every charged wire lets off an electric pulse as a magnetic field. Make sure no wires are crossing the ESC wires and that the Rx wire is not damaged. Range test it before flight so you don't hurt your plane in flight.

~Mark
Oct 30, 2009, 07:17 PM
JDEmrick
JDEmrick's Avatar

Servo Twitch


The servos are Electrifly Nano's. I don't have any wires crossing the ESC etc. Are there any issues with Electrifly Nano servos?
Thanks for the ideas.

JDEmrick
Oct 30, 2009, 07:36 PM
Rocket Programmer
jasmine2501's Avatar
I had a plane with those servos and I think they suck. They never centered right and seemed very slow. However, your issue sounds like a power problem - like maybe the ESC isn't giving clean power. Try plugging a receiver battery into the system and see if it runs better - that's a 4-cell NiCad pack directly into the receiver. To eliminate the radio as the source, disconnect the motor or remove the prop, and apply power to the plane with the radio off.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help! Servo twitch in ParkZone Spitfire chapel23 Parkflyers 9 Apr 08, 2007 11:00 PM
Discussion Tail servo twitch mmillerr Mini Helis 3 Oct 31, 2006 11:16 PM
Help! Storm launcher servo twitch scrubo Foamies (Kits) 3 Oct 05, 2006 06:16 PM
servo *twitch* torcgolf Radios 6 May 01, 2003 11:26 AM
Servo Twitch Question AirVenture Electric Plane Talk 1 Oct 01, 2001 10:13 PM