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360 degree servo motor

360 degree servo motor

360 degree servo motor

I'm trying to find a light, low-power servo motor that can rotate through ~360 deg (does not have to go around more then once) and who can be "aimed" with a PWM signal.  It don't have to move much weight, just rotate a few lbs.  Most heavy duty servos for airplane models would do but they only rotate through 90 deg.  If anyone has any ideas where i could find a servo like this it would be extreamly helpful,

RE: 360 degree servo motor

Suggestion: Visit
and type Servo under Product / Service
that will return many useful categories pertaining to Servo
The following one, you will probably use most:
Motors: Servo  and associated 276 companies with it to choose from. To get there quickly you may type Motors: Servo

RE: 360 degree servo motor

Why wouldn't standard stepper or servo motor do this? A stepper motor will rotate one direction infinite number of degrees based upon step values commanded from controller. Likewise a servo motor will rotate one direction infinite number of degrees based upon encoder counts commanded from controller.

David Baird
Sr Controls Engineer
EET degree.
Journeyman Electrician.

RE: 360 degree servo motor

Most of the standard servos i have looked at on that site as well as others seem to be large, and requre high-end control boards.  I need something that's not that arge and can be controlled by a single PWM input, which i have been unable to find.

RE: 360 degree servo motor

Try looking at Maxon, MicroMo, Portescap for mini-servo motors.

Cameron Anderson
Sales & Applications Engineer
"Dedicated to the Science of Motion"

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