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a lesson for all of us - don't do ninja moves with robot arms! Should be more Yoga like . . .
Hmmmm I believe I'm cursed.Only 30 minutes since the last failure, and I already have another broken servo This time the HS-645MG. Funny thing tho . . . the gears didn't break, but the plastic casing where the stopper is broke!I'm really starting to think Hitec servos are low quality . . .With the exception of one servo, all these failures are occuring on my robot arms (that are only supporting its own weight) . . . I'm thinking Hitec servos aren't design for sudden electrical or mechanical shocks . . .
I think maybe you want to much from them.
For the money you spent on blowing out servos, you could have use a gearbox motor and built a bridge driver. I know a servo is taking the easy path.
At some point if you want to make a robotic arm that can lift more than a small ball you have to get away from useing RC servos.
. . . a lesson for all of us - don't do ninja moves with robot arms! Should be more Yoga like . . .