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Vendor's Description: 

Oatley electronics is based in NSW, Australia and sell a good range of picaxe IC's, motors and motor controllers etc.

The Giant servo kit allows you to turn large motors into servo's that can be easily controlled with picaxe basic's servopos command. WARNING, the kit is a bag of parts and instructions. You must solder it yourself.

There is a higher powered FET version available for $10 more  K161B

http://secure.oatleyelectronics.com//index.php

K165B - GIANT SERVO KIT  - This kit is a servo with the same IC but has a beefed up transistor output.  Feedback is still by a pot which is supplied in the kit

K161B - FORWARD / REVERSE R/C SPEED CONTROLLER KIT  - FET version, more expensive but can handle higher currents without a heatsink.

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GroG's picture

I think I got it to work.

Interesting, so how are you using it?

With a average DC motor how accurate is it, without feedback?  How does it compare vs a regular servo?

 Inquiring minds what to know ... me too :P

GroG
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OddBot's picture

This kit is a servo with the same IC but has a beefed up transistor output.  Feedback is still by a pot which is supplied in the kit.  Just add your own motor and gearbox!  The K161B is a FET version, more expensive but can handle higher currents without a heatsink.

Mr Clean's picture
Ooooooh ok I feel silly now.