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Converting a micro servo to continuous rotation

Say you want to build a small robot, but you soon discover that DC motors move too fast and geared DC motors are too expensive. Then you hear about servos. Servos are basically geared DC motors, and microservos seem just … Continue reading

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Micro Servo Gear Pry Tool

In the process of converting a micro servo to continuous rotation, it is necessary to open the housing and pry the gears off the servo base one at a time. However, my fingers are just too big and clumsy to … Continue reading

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Surgery on a servo

Servo drift occurs when the potentiometer shaft (the one on the left in the photo) turns from the centered position (ie 90 degrees). I tried to prevent servo drift by soldering the pot shaft in place, but apparently all I … Continue reading

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