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Old 05-06-2005, 05:21 PM   #1
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I know that the digital servo's have more holding power but is there any other advantages to warrant the cost difference?

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I'm running airtronics digitals right now in my 1/8 and GT for steering. I didn't like them at first b/c of the noise they made. But I've gotten used to them, and you can't beat the speed of them.

I wouldn't have gotten any new, but one was a great deal used, and the other one is borrowed for the time being.
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The biggest reason I have switched to digitals is that they center perfectly every time. It is important to me that my car drives straight and the engine comes all the way to idle every time.
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Speed, Speed, fast respond & there is a learning curve on how to control them.
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They worked great for me yesterday. First time racing with them. They do draw some power though for sure. Failsafe kicked in in the third qual do to low power. So recharged both batts and they were quite low. But it's really time for some new batts anyhow.

I've always been told not to use digitals on the throttle..
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I have digitals BUT HATE THEM. But if your going to get one, make sure you get a good one. Airtronics, Futaba, KO, or JR. I like non-digital servos because they can be plenty fast enough without the penalty of draining a reciever pack after two or three heats. Between that and the sound, they get on my nerves. In onroad they may be a little more effcient for centering reasons etc. But JR servos are the best centering servos Ive heard, digital or not. This is just my opinion though.
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I have two Hitec digitals in my Mugen right now. I really have no issues with them at all. I like the Hitec servo's to begin with and got a deal with the digitals so I bought two of them. I have to get more servo's for my TC and my XXX abd I was just wondering the concencus on them. I really don't notice a huge difference but I can get the digital for the sam price as the non's with a deal I have worked out. I think I'll be going Non Digital for the next ones.

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