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Servo motors (or servos) are self-contained electric devices that rotate or push parts of a machine with great precision. Servos are found in many places: from toys to home electronics to cars and airplanes. If you have a radio-controlled model car, airplane, or helicopter, you are using at least a few servos. In a model car or aircraft, servos move levers back and forth to control steering or adjust wing surfaces. By rotating a shaft connected to the engine throttle, a servo regulates the speed of a fuel-powered car or aircraft. Servos also appear behind the scenes in devices we use every day. Electronic devices such as DVD and Blu-ray DiscTM players use servos to extend or retract the disc trays

The simplicity of a servo is among the features that make them so reliable. The heart of a servo is a small direct current (DC) motor, similar to what you might find in an inexpensive toy. These motors run on electricity from a battery and spin at high RPM (rotations per minute) but put out very low torque . An arrangement of gears takes the high speed of the motor and slows it down while at the same time increasing the torque. T he gear design inside the servo case converts the output to a much slower rotation speed but with more torque (big force, little distance). The amount of actual work is the same, just more useful. Gears in an inexpensive servo motor are generally made of plastic to keep it lighter and less costly.

Motor Connections

Wire Color Connection
Yellow PWM
Red Supply
Brown Ground
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Micro Servo Motor - SG90

Product Code: (H-ELC-MOT-SRV-1)


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General Specifications
Pulse Width 500µs - 2400µs
Rotation/Support Bushing
Shaft Diameter 4.5mm
Speed 0.32 oz (9.0 g)
Torque 4.8V: 25.0 oz-in (1.80 kg-cm)
Gear Type Plastic
Modulation Analog
Motor Type 3 Pole Servo Motor
Range 180°
Power Supply
Phase Voltage 5V