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Offline dmehlingTopic starter

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90° rotating arm
« on: May 09, 2008, 12:17:45 PM »
I'm trying to build a rotating arm with a 90° angle attached to a servo.  To better understand what I'm trying to do see my attached diagram.  I was wondering if these 90° tube clamps would do the job:

I would have one of the clamps attached to the servo shaft with an aluminum tube extending perpendicularly and a second clamp attached to the end of that with another aluminum tube attached.  Has anyone used these clamps before?  How powerful of a servo would I need if the two aluminum tubes were about 8 inches long?

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Re: 90° rotating arm
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2008, 04:14:32 PM »
This tutorial should help you calculate it:

Just ask if its still confusing!


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