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Old 01-28-2023, 02:28 AM
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Hi all,
Might be a stupid question,
Can I run retracts on one channel through a Y cable ?
The problem Im having is one wheel gos up and one gos down.
Also, can I use a 3 position switch ?
cheers.
Old 01-28-2023, 02:32 AM
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If one goes up and one goes down you're probably going to have to run them on their own channels.

You can run them on a 3 position switch but it will act like a 2 position switch. They either go up or down when the signal crosses a specific threshold and run until they shut off.
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Thanks for that reply
No instructions apart from a picture diagram, am I wrong in thinking it’s a Y cable ?

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Just turn the offending servo around 180 degrees or put the servo arm off the other side of the servo.
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Yeah, that picture is wrong, both arms need to be the same direction on the retract servos
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Originally Posted by Holmatas
Hi all,
Might be a stupid question,
Can I run retracts on one channel through a Y cable ?
The problem Im having is one wheel gos up and one gos down.
Also, can I use a 3 position switch ?
cheers.
Normally, one retract servo is used for the undercarriage. Connection on servo at 180 deg. from straight vertical line of servo arm.
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All fixed thanks, used separate channels, cheers.

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