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How do I hook two elevator servos together

Old 03-19-2004, 07:09 PM
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Default How do I hook two elevator servos together

I am trying to use two elevator servos on my next plane. I soldered them together and the servos go in opposite directions. I tried switching the red and black wires, and that didn't work.
Old 03-19-2004, 08:04 PM
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

For the second time I will try to answer your question but I hope RCU will take it this time.

A few years ago, when the servos were made with wires between the pot, the circuit and the motor, we could change the rotation but now you need a servo reverser to do it.
If you want to hook two servos on an elevator, you have to hook them both on the same side of the servo arms or you can buy a servo reverser or a servo that's reversed from the company but not every company make them.
Old 03-19-2004, 10:01 PM
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

Actually the servo is turning the same direction, you have the servos facing opposite ways. You can get a servo reverser, program your transmitter to reverse the channels (with trim link on) or you can use one Hitec and one Futaba servo.



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I am trying to use two elevator servos on my next plane. I soldered them together and the servos go in opposite directions. I tried switching the red and black wires, and that didn't work.
Old 03-19-2004, 10:42 PM
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

I made it work with a bellcrank. Used a piece of 5/32" music wire, three nylon steering arms, and two wheel collars and it looks like it will work well. I drilled through the fuse, inserted the wire, installed the collars, and the lined up and rigged the steering arms.
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

Sounds like you need to apply for work at Lanier R/C
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

You used 2 servos and a bell crank on your elevator?
DO you have pictures?


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I made it work with a bellcrank. Used a piece of 5/32" music wire, three nylon steering arms, and two wheel collars and it looks like it will work well. I drilled through the fuse, inserted the wire, installed the collars, and the lined up and rigged the steering arms.
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Default RE: How do I hook two elevator servos together

mnrcaerobat,

It is against RCU policy to post the same question in more than one forum, so I am locking this thread. This may ba asked in the Radios forum. Sorry.

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