Thursday, December 18, 2008

Parallax (Futaba) Standard and Continuous Servo

Continuous Servo motor by Futaba-Parallax
Parallax Standard and Continuous Rotation servos are made exclusively by Futaba. Both servos may be controlled easily from a BASIC Stamp or SX chip I/O pin using PBASIC’s or SX/B’s PULSOUT commands. 

The Continuous Rotation Servo is especially well-suited to robotics applications and includes an adjustable potentiometer port to center the servo.

Specifications of Standard Servo and Continuous Rotation Servo:
Voltage 5 to 9 VDC 5 to 7.5 VDC
Movement Holds position in 180° range Bidirectional continuous rotation
Performance 41.6 oz-in torque @ 6V 0 to 50 RPM, linear response to PWM
Weight 42.5 g (1.50 oz) 42 g (1.48 oz)
Dimensions approx. 2.2 x 0.8 x 1.6 in (5.58 x 1.9 x 4.06 cm ) excluding servo horn
Servo-compatible 3-lead extension cables: 10-inch and 14-inch