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Old 07-02-2013, 06:14 PM
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Default Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I have an aeroworks 50cc ultimate bipe and need servos with 160 oz. torque. It's just a little tough right now to spend $100 plus per servo.I know there are other servo brands that w
compete with the futaba, hitec, etc. just wondering if anyone has had good results with these lower cost servos. Yes I know what some say about putting cheap servos in a high dollar plane, just trying to get some good feedback.
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Old 07-02-2013, 06:52 PM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Hitec 5645mg digital servos have a little over 160 oz/inches torque on 6 volts and get be found NIB for less than 40.00 each on Ebay. I have been using them almost exclusively on all my planes for years . The speed and torque work fine on my30cc, 50cc and 100cc ,aerobats, warbirds ,giant scale etc..
Old 07-03-2013, 11:01 AM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?



I use both of these.  Only downside is they aren't the fastest, that costs more $$.



http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXPHD4  Made by Futaba $39.99



http://www.hobbypeople.net/index.php...-mg-servo.html  $59.99, but usually can be found on sale for $35-$40.

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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

For an analog servo I think these are great . I run them on 30-60 cc planes.
http://www.valuehobby.com/radio-syst...hd-1501mg.html

For digital  I use these on some surfaces too.
http://www.valuehobby.com/radio-syst...tal-servo.html
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

www.savoxusa.com
Old 07-03-2013, 11:21 AM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I am using these on elevator and ailerons in a Wildhare Sukhio 50cc

http://www.savoxusa.com/Savox_SC0251...avsc0251mg.htm $40.99 Each Dimensions(mm): 40.7X19.6X42.4
Weight(g): 61.0
Speed(@4.8V sec/60): .20
Torque(@4.8V oz-in): 180.5
Speed(@6.0V sec/60): .18
Torque(@6.0V oz-in): 222.2
Gear: Metal

and this one on the rudder.

http://www.savoxusa.com/Savox_SA1231...avsa1231sg.htm $74.99 each
Dimensions(mm): 40.3x20.2x45.0
Weight(g): 79.0
Speed(@4.8V sec/60): .18
Torque(@4.8V oz-in): 388.8
Speed(@6.0V sec/60): .14
Torque(@6.0V oz-in): 444.4
Gear: Unique Steel
Bearing: 2BB
Case: Full Aluminum
25 Tooth Spline


And I use these on ailerons and elevators on a 2.3M Comp/Arf

http://www.savoxusa.com/Savox_SA1256...avsa1256tg.htm $82.99 each

Dimensions(mm): 40.3x20.2x37.2
Weight(g):52.4
Speed(@4.8V sec/60): .18
Torque(@4.8V oz-in): 222.2
Speed(@6.0V sec/60): .15
Torque(@6.0V oz-in): 277.7
Gear: Titanium & Aluminum
Bearing: 2BB


All work great and have not had any problems with them.
I am using a Life battery packs to run these with no voltage regulator.
I did put in a Power Distributor in the Comp/Arf to handle the draw of the digital
coreless servos.

I tried Power HD servos in my comp/arf and had 1 on the right aileron fail and it went full up.started to roll fast,so I
trimmed it out with the left aileron,but then I had air brakes,both almost full up,had to fly/land with only elavator and rudder,
and power to keep it in the air.got it landed only with broken landing gear,about 3-4 feet off the ground plane just dropped.
so no more cheap servos for me.
after that I bought 6 Hitec 5645 servos.they worked fine,but I needed faster and more holding strength.
The Savox servos are really fast and very strong.no blowback on the control surface at all.making manuevers very crisp.
Old 07-03-2013, 12:17 PM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I use Hitec 5645 and the Tower 150's mentioned. Work fine, no issues. Have used on 50cc to 100cc size.

I don't fly herk & Jerk where more holding power is needed, mostly IMAC style with some smooth 3D.

Try them unless your flying style needs $100.00 servos.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Check this out, Solar D771 Digital High Voltage servo, 159 ozs. @ 6.0 volts from Hobby Partz for $17.50 ea.
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I just got some XQ power servos they are a new offering from Redwing rc. They have a full line and reasonable priced and high torque I will
install them in a beater and report back.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

http://hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store...8kg_17sec.html
These are rebadged Power HD servos that are in stock. I have them on two planes right now, a 40cc and a 50cc MX2. They are much more powerful, center better, and are faster than the Hitec 5645s on another plane I fly. Right now between both planes I have at least 50 flights on them. There are other decent ones out there, but these have been working for me so far.
Old 07-03-2013, 02:58 PM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Chief Aircraft sells the Hi-Tec 5645mg servos for $38 plus some change, each. Great servos for the price,
Old 07-03-2013, 07:27 PM
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Most everyone in our club uses the Power HD 1501MG servos for their big planes with no problems.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

You can use lesser servos on ail and ele since there are 2 each, but if you're looking for a cheap rudder servo, spektrum a6030. 278 oz, coreless motor, dual bb titanium gears for $72... http://www.horizonhobby.com/products...rque-SPMSA6030
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

The Spekrum 6030 is made by Savox just like the Align heli servos
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I am using these and they have performed very well. I run them at 6.0vs

http://www.hobbypartz.com/33p-solarservo-d772.html

Buzz.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I'm aware. If the op already has expensive arms for jr servos, get the spektrum, if for futaba, get savox. Also horizon is a few bucks cheaper for the spektrum, and orders over $100 ship free.
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The Spekrum 6030 is made by Savox just like the Align heli servos
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I am using these and they have performed very well. I run them at 6.0vs

http://www.hobbypartz.com/33p-solarservo-d772.html

Buzz.
Wow that sure is a low price for a coreless digital servo with metal gears
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I just got some XQ power servos they are a new offering from Redwing rc. They have a full line and reasonable priced and high torque I will
install them in a beater and report back.
I ended up installing the XQ Power servos on the ailrons in my 30cc MXSR due to a failure of a another brand of servos I had installed. I made two
flights today so far they perform well.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

What model number are your Power HDs, Ira?
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Oops, I meant XQ Power!
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What model number are your Power HDs, Ira?

XQ power S4013D 173 oz at 4.8v 200oz at 6v $43.00 each.
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Lost my 20cc gasser Big Stick yesterday due to a failure of 1 Power HD 1501 on Elevator.

Francis
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

Best cheap servo. Is solar 771. Running straight lipo 7.4 v on 80 in Funfly with os gt33 b. engine
Super fast. High torque. Noisy but great performance
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Default RE: Are there any affordable high torque servos?

I had a bad experience with two different models of Power HD. One failed outright. Luckily it was on one aileron and I got the plane back. The other decided it did not want to come back from full deflection by itself. You had to input opposite aileron to get it back to neutral. I have had enough with cheap servos! I'm not chancing any of my gas planes to them.

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