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by barryg
Fri Feb 22, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Events
Topic: AWS 57 (February 2019)
Replies: 47
Views: 5809

Re: AWS 57 (February 2019)

Is there a second arena that could be used, maybe just for the first round or two?

Its probably not necessary, but could help timings if you are struggling to squeeze everything in.
by barryg
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: SG90's at high voltage
Replies: 5
Views: 530

Re: SG90's at high voltage

Just to close this one out for anyone scanning through the forum in the future: -Yes you can run the motor from an SG90 at a high voltage (tested up to 11v stall without any issues) -At around the 11v mark the pinion gear on the motor starts slipping, which effectively protects the rest of the gears...
by barryg
Fri Jan 04, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: SG90's at high voltage
Replies: 5
Views: 530

Re: SG90's at high voltage

"we used to use SG90 servos a long time ago but found that the gearboxes were incredibly week but you said its for a spinner so you have probably removed the gearbox, in which case the motor will have such low torque that it probably wont spin anything that has any mass" I have indeed tried using it...
by barryg
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Antweights
Topic: SG90's at high voltage
Replies: 5
Views: 530

SG90's at high voltage

Hi all, Looking for a little advice on a particularly cheap spinner setup. I have an SG90 that i have wired with a relay so that i can give the motor max volts without burning out the PCB. my question is, has anybody got any idea what voltage these tiny motors will handle before producing lots of sm...
by barryg
Fri Jan 04, 2019 11:56 am
Forum: Antweights
Topic: Newbies Build Diary.
Replies: 8
Views: 1382

Re: Newbies Build Diary.

Hi Matt, I may not be the best person to advise on this as i'm fairly new to antweights too, but i found this version of the SG90 really easy to mod: https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SG90-9G-Micro-Servo-Motor-RC-Robot-Arm-Helicopter-Airplane-Remote-Control/153074775766?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&var=45...