• on Hobby & Modelling
  • Published in issue 7/2008 on page 107
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Servo Control

Servo Control
This circuit lets you control a servo in a simple way. It is built around a cheap and common logic IC. Together with a few resistors, capacitors and a diode this circuit can certainly be called simple and can be built on a small circuit board.
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Resistors:
R1 = 180k
R2 = 47k
R3 = 10k
P1 = 50k linear potentiometer
Capacitors
C1,C2 = 100nF
C3 = 47nF
Semiconductors
D1 = 1N4148
IC1 = 74HCT00
Miscellaneous
K1 = 2-way SIL pinheader
K2 = 3-way SIL pinheader
PCB, # 080026-1 from www.thepcbshop.com
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