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Old 10-07-2004, 01:19 PM
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hey guys, i just picked up a jr ds8417 servo and as soon as i switch on my esc it makes a constant buzzing sound. any ideas on what it is?
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Old 10-07-2004, 01:39 PM
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It sounds like something is binding and not letting the servo center completely. Mabee the servo arm is hitting something or a linkage further down the line is binding. Check that 1st.
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if its digital they do that not sure why I was told that
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Digital servos do buzz.....it's a norm.

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at first i thought something was binding, but it still did it when i took the linkage off. just as long as everythings okay then, thanks for the help!
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My digital servo only buzzed with my old radio which was a AM radio. Since switching to to PCM with the Futaba 3PK I haven't heard anything from the servo other than the arm moving.
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It could be the servo trying to center its self, if you try to forcefully turn the wheels, it will buzz.
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Digital servos will buzz. They're constantly trying to center themselves perfectly so the slightest force on them when the car is on will cause them to buzz.
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