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Old 12-24-2009, 07:56 AM
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Anybody using the new high speed and high torque servos? If so how do they compare to the 9100 series JR servos? Im thinking about getting a used roller buggy and thinking about useing these.
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Old 12-24-2009, 08:28 AM
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I havent gotten much runtime on mine yet, but so far they are good. A little noisy compared to other servos Ive used.
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Old 12-24-2009, 09:36 AM
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ive run a few of these servos for awhile. at first they r loud ether ive gotten used to it or they have quieted down a bit over time. I have never had a problem with my orion servos and performance is pretty good and they r light. I also have a jr 9100s and it claims faster speeds then it seems to deliver because the red orion servo seems faster to me. the only bad thing i can say about the orions is that a gear set is fifty dollars and there is no warranty I know of.
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Old 12-25-2009, 08:51 AM
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Originally Posted by scoobie1 View Post
A little noisy compared to other servos Ive used.
+1.......they are noisy, BUT, I Just installed it in my ae B44 last night, I went with the vds1007.....blinding fast @ .07
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Old 12-25-2009, 09:42 AM
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the orion servos are defiely underated there good servos , just to as quote (BIG) as hitec servos. i use one on my eight 1.0 b. zero problems freakin fast servos i had to turn my down and they have prently of torque also. i have the, one with the blue sticker on it i forgot what number of model it is.
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freakin fast servos i had to turn my down and they have prently of torque also. i have the, one with the blue sticker on it i forgot what number of model it is.
vds1007

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Digital-Servo
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yea thats what model it is thanks,fast servo wow.
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Old 12-25-2009, 10:30 AM
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I run the Savox 1257 models which are the same as the TO
Very good servo's, no problems at all during a busy race season
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Old 12-25-2009, 08:20 PM
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Orion Vortex servos do not, I repeat, DO NOT have an extended warranty.

Horizon Hobbies is the new Orion distributor in North America.
Horizon Hobbies Team Orion DOES NOT service Orion servos.

Their warranty covers against manufactures defects ONLY at date of purchase.

You will be out money and a servo if the servo has issues and needs servicing.

My 2 month old Orion Vortex servo purchased brand new took a dump.
I am SOL!

I will only purchase HItec 2 year warranty,
jr 3 year warranty or Futaba 1 year warranty from now on.
All 3 have excellent customer service.

It was a costly lesson learned the hard way.
Never again.
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Originally Posted by alancer View Post
Orion Vortex servos do not, I repeat, DO NOT have an extended warranty.

Horizon Hobbies is the new Orion distributor in North America.
Horizon Hobbies Team Orion DOES NOT service Orion servos.

Their warranty covers against manufactures defects ONLY at date of purchase.

You will be out money and a servo if the servo has issues and needs servicing.

My 2 month old Orion Vortex servo purchased brand new took a dump.
I am SOL!

I will only purchase HItec 2 year warranty,
jr 3 year warranty or Futaba 1 year warranty from now on.
All 3 have excellent customer service.

It was a costly lesson learned the hard way.
Never again.
Hitec's a lot longer then that.
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How Long is Hitec's Warranty ?

All Hitec RCD products are warranted against defects for a period of two (2) Years from the date of purchase. During this period we will repair or replace at our discretion any defective products. You should always retain your original receipt as proof of the date of purchase.
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thinking about switching. All of my hitec's wont center right.
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Originally Posted by alancer View Post
How Long is Hitec's Warranty ?

All Hitec RCD products are warranted against defects for a period of two (2) Years from the date of purchase. During this period we will repair or replace at our discretion any defective products. You should always retain your original receipt as proof of the date of purchase.


Hitec keeps the customer happy No matter the cost.
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Originally Posted by Integra View Post
Hitec keeps the customer happy No matter the cost.
So does JR for a year longer..........
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Futaba flog out about 3 seconds before both of them, but you will still cross the finish line!!!
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