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U-33

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Switches n' stuff...
« on: March 25, 2015, 08:42:04 AM »

Chaps, instead of using two microswitches on a servo to switch a water pump to blow/suck, then suck/blow, is there an electronic switcher available commercially? It seems a waste of an esc just to be able to turn a pump on/off/on.
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Rich

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Re: Switches n' stuff...
« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2015, 09:21:13 AM »

I am using an Action Twin Relay Switcher in my U-Boat for reversing a water pump, most effective. About the same price as a Viper SC but for pump work on-off is better than slowly ramping up if you knock the stick, especially if you don't notice it pumping!
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Re: Switches n' stuff...
« Reply #2 on: March 25, 2015, 10:13:00 AM »

That sounds as though it'll do the trick nicely...cheers skip, top man.
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Re: Switches n' stuff...
« Reply #3 on: March 25, 2015, 08:06:47 PM »

When you can get a reversible esc for seven quid, why worry?
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