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andyn

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Servo Slowing
« on: February 20, 2009, 03:08:06 PM »

Following my success in my previous thread here about turning a standard servo into a winch, my next question is, can I build something to slow down the servo, I want to use it as a winch to lower a boat into the water, and at the moment it goes far too fast. I know Ripmax do one, but it's 12.99 and I dont have any money...
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Re: Servo Slowing
« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2009, 03:22:32 PM »

Action do a unit called the Servomorph which does exactly this - but they do want some money for it.... Still, it's cheaper than the Ripmax one and you do get an extra 5% off as a Mayhem member.
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Re: Servo Slowing
« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2009, 03:30:27 PM »

If you just want to use it as a geared motor, then remove the electronics from the servo and directly connect the motor to a lower voltage to slow it down.

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Re: Servo Slowing
« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2009, 03:39:16 PM »

Andy this may also help you
http://www.srcmbc.org.uk/ht_afb_servo-slower.php

sorry FLJ

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