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Old 06-02-2003, 09:00 PM   #1
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Sanwa WRX Digital Servo Vs KO 2143

How does the servo rack up against the KO 2143? Is it worth it? The reason being is that I am racing on Friday and Hong Kong doesn't have any. Should I wait for stock of the KO or the Sanwa is a better buy (the Sanwa is $5 US dearer).

I am running on-road with a MTX-3

Here are the specs (Which will be better at centering?):

Sanwa: Speed : 0.06 sec /60 deg. (6.0V)
Torque : 8.1kg.cm (6.0V)

KO 2143: Speed / 0.08s / 60 deg(6.0V).,
Torque /8.0 kg-cm
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Old 06-02-2003, 09:38 PM   #2
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The KO 2143 is renowned for it's speed and reliability. The Sanwa is also good but I'll take the KO anytime. I believe most will agree on this.
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Old 06-02-2003, 09:41 PM   #3
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Though the Sanwa's spec is impressive, I would still go for the KO PDS-2143. That's what I have on my MTX-3, and it's worked like charm for months already.
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Go for the KO, most racers on my track has that. Though the specs are similar you will not go wrong for those 2 brands. I used sanwa in my NTC3 and its perfectly fine.
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Old 06-02-2003, 11:09 PM   #5
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Definately the KO. Great reliability and money well spent
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KO. I've had Airtronics(Sanwa) before but they never held up as good as my KO servos. I'm not saying they didn't last, just that KO's are smoother and more durable.
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I also have both and all that i could say is KO2143 is way smoother than Sanwa(Airtronics)....both are good servos though but i prefer KO...by the way i use it on an EP....so no idea how it'll perform on GP
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Old 06-03-2003, 01:53 AM   #8
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Have a KO 2143 too. Works great! Money well spent.
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