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Old 09-06-2006, 04:53 PM   #16
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I run a airtronics 258. Still holding it's own. I bought it about 5-6 yrs ago!! On a different note..Does anyone know if the 94258 is digital?? Thanks--Al
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:39 PM   #17
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I'm a KO man, and now run the low-profile offering in my XRAY T2, and fit one last night to my Kyosho ZX-5 4wd off-roader as I built it... It's an amazing servo, quality, centering, etc..

I dial down the speed on it, depending on the track.... it's plenty fast enough
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Old 09-06-2006, 06:41 PM   #18
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I prefer the airtronics 94357 for 1/10 scale Electric and Nitro Sedan.
For 1/12 scale i use KO's PDS-949 ICS
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Old 09-07-2006, 05:28 AM   #19
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I had no idea. Always assumed the pros used digitals.

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Note that most pros run analog not digital servos. Digitals pull a lot more current and reduce you run time, can overload the BEC in some speedos, they can get hot and burn out if you have binding in your steering system and in may cases the high travel speed and resolution makes the car twitchy and overly responsive off center...which leads to more steering corrections...which will cost you 10th's per lap.

May top drivers are also slowing thier steering servos with their transmitters or running neg expo on steering to smooth thier cars off center feel.
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Old 09-07-2006, 08:33 AM   #20
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Futaba servos have an amazing reputation. A couple of people have already mentioned the S9550. If you don't need the 9550's low-profile, the S9451 is very, very popular and reliable. Well priced, too.
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Old 09-07-2006, 09:00 AM   #21
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Just how fast is good? I have gotten the impression at the track that my servo is a little too slow. It's a Hitec HS-965MG .13 at 4.8v.
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Old 09-07-2006, 09:07 AM   #22
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Just get a cheap servo and wire the positive batter lead to the red servo lead

If your not on a budget, i have a KO 2343. Its pretty fast and seems very strong, been running it for about 1 and a half years..
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What is the difference between their FET and ICS servos?

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Just get a cheap servo and wire the positive batter lead to the red servo lead

If your not on a budget, i have a KO 2343. Its pretty fast and seems very strong, been running it for about 1 and a half years..
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Old 09-07-2006, 10:23 AM   #24
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All KO's pro drivers use digital servos. KO will be fazing out the analog servo because our digital servos offer so much more.

For example, if you truely like the feeling that the analog servo gives you, with our ICS line of digital servos you can program the setting to give you an analog feeling.

All of KO's servos are FET driven. The ICS line of servos represents that they can be programmed with the Interactive Communication System that we have developed for servos.

What you can program with ICS compatible servos; Pulse Width (Analog->Digital setting), Speed, Punch, Deadband, Dampening, Protection Timer or Pickup Time and Angle movement (Limit).
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using a jr9000s in my T2 and im very happy with its performance.
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Old 09-07-2006, 04:52 PM   #26
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i dont know who told u that pros use analogs
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What is the difference between their FET and ICS servos?
hi in the t2 i use the futaba s9550...its not as fast as the other high end servos (.10 to 60deg) but still pretty quick.
But i got it because its low profile,as ive know many ppl who have broken servos because there hang over the chassis slightly.

So go with the s9550 or KO PDS-2413 ICS
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Will JR Z8800S fit the T2 without much overhang?
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Would a Futaba S9550 digital servo work with an AM radio like Futaba MJ or Futaba 2PL???
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Yes although an FM would further increase the control of the car.
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