Jump to content
43oh

Tower Pro Mg995 only turns 120 deg


Recommended Posts

I ordered a few tower pro mg995 servos and was only able to control them through 120 deg. But when its powered off, I can manually turn the servo horn through 180. Has anyone figured out how to control through the 180, or is it just not possible? Thanks

 

 

 

Link to post
Share on other sites

Their onboard circuits are built for +- 60 degrees from center on a 1ms - 2ms pulse scale. You can drive them further than that with a slightly wider pulse band (0.7 - 2.3) but you are still limited in rotation, to get "full" control ypull have to gut the electronics package in the servo and drive the motor drivers yourself with the msp430, as well as reading the potentiometer for feedback. You may have to cut out a mechanical stop lug on the output gear but its easy to do

Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...