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Old 06-08-2008, 10:59 AM   #11
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Re: Servo reversing

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Found a web site that explained how to reverse HighTec servos (non-digital) and was not very difficult. Had to reverse a flap servo for my GP RV-4.
You need to be knowledgable with the soldering iron and be careful and observant during the process as to get the correct wires and lugs.
I have also clearly marked the outide of the servo case as REV.

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Old 06-08-2008, 02:03 PM   #12
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How about changing the steering arm to the other side of the gear leg? ...
That works fine if you have room to move the servo.
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Old 06-08-2008, 08:12 PM   #13
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Re: Servo reversing

Not sure this will help and I don't know what kind of servo you are running but if I remember correctly Hitec and Futaba servos normally turn opposite directions. Of course that would mean buying a servo of the opposite type to what you have but it is just a suggestion.

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Old 06-22-2008, 08:27 PM   #14
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Re: Servo reversing

You didn't say where you purchase your reversing Y's but I would say if it is indeed $40, then your paying way too much! I purchased the more expensive one sold at Skycraft Hobbies in Burlington Ontario and it was $15.00. The cheeper one was approx $10.

Rather than fiddling with taking a servo apart and soldering things, it would be much safer and easier to just purchase the reversing Y! They also have a POT that can be used to fine tune the servo to get an exact centreing match to the second servo. Once setup, just forget about it and go fly!
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Old 06-24-2008, 09:42 AM   #15
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If you want you could make your own. The most expensive parts are the male and female connectors. I have made several and they work good as you can adjust the centre.
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Old 06-25-2008, 11:28 PM   #16
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Re: Servo reversing

I just got the "Digi-Reverse" product in stock from 42 Percent Products. These allow you to reverse any servo (digital or analog) and each unit features 2 buttons that allow you to adjust your servo center (works like your transmitter trim). Settings are stored and retained without power, these do not use "trim-pots" for adjustment so there is no drift over time.

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