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Old 08-08-2004, 02:01 PM
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I use the Ko Propo 2343, its super smooth and has plenty of speed and torque.
Works great with the Helios as it was designed to do so.
And of course you can always splash out on the PC interface for it aswell.
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Old 08-08-2004, 04:45 PM
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how much is the pc interface and what port does it use? also what all can i do with the pc programing thing?
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Old 08-08-2004, 05:09 PM
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I use the best non-digital servo there is....Airtronics 94359Z & like it. Fast, strong, consistant (hey! like my lap times)

I have nothing but BAD experiences with HiTec....No good experiences
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Old 08-08-2004, 05:21 PM
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The 4750 is an older servo, but it's decently quick, and so smooth...
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Old 08-08-2004, 05:55 PM
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I've heard more than a few people complain about Hitec. I must be lucky. Even their mid-low end (625mg) servos have worked great for me. Only had one go bad and it was drenched in fuel. Cool thing is... they replaced it.
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Old 08-09-2004, 10:54 AM
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Analog versus digital servos

If you plan on using it in a gas car later, I would stay with 6 volt servos.

Personally, I got good experience with the KO 2123.
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Old 08-09-2004, 12:17 PM
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i recommend the futaba s9550
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Old 08-09-2004, 12:21 PM
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i recommend the ko propo 2123 metal gears and very quick 0.06 and it's one of the best buys i've ever got
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Old 08-09-2004, 11:38 PM
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Originally posted by Cole Trickle
Personally, I got good experience with the KO 2123.
Originally posted by Chazz
i recommend the ko propo 2123 metal gears and very quick 0.06 ...
AMEN!
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Old 08-09-2004, 11:39 PM
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Whats are some good servos for a RC10 GT....
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Almost every top factory driver runs Airtronics. In the last few years KO Propo has gains some ground but Airtronics is still the most popular brand among pros. Most of the top driver do not use digitals due to the current drain being greater. Most of the guys I know run a 94358, 94357 or 94360.
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Old 08-09-2004, 11:50 PM
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Thanks for the help...
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Old 08-09-2004, 11:58 PM
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Originally posted by AdrianM
Most of the top driver do not use digitals due to the current drain being greater.
Are you talking about all types of racing or just nitro? I've always assumed nearly all the pros used digital.
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All types. As the sales manager for Schumacher I go to a couple of big races per year and know most of the top racers personally. I cant say about the KO guys but most of the Airtronics drivers run analog. The digital servos really do draw a lot of current and this is a big issue in electric racing...especially Mod Sedan. Analog servos draw a tiny idle current and only draw a lot of amps when they move and drop to idle current when they stop. Digital servos are constantly buzzing and drawing current as they constantly try to hold position.

Digital servos were made primarily for Precision aerobatic R/C planes and helis. If they need more run time they get bigger batteries and the precision is necessary for predictable/repeatable maneuvers.
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Thanks for the info. Appreciate it. Scratch the digital servo off my wish list.

BTW, you stay up really late - It's like 3:00 am in Tampa!!
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