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6 wire RC steering servo?

Hi All!

This is my first post so go easy on me. :)

I am trying to build an obstical avoidance robot and decide to salvage a chasis from an old Radio Shack RC truck. The main board is fried. when I got to the se=teering mechanism I discovered 6 wires coming form what I would think is a servo. I was expecting three wires so I'm not sure how to hook it up to my motor shield for an arduino.

I discovered that if I applied a voltage to two of the wires the wheels turn on direction and if I reverse them they go the other way.

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Timer K2579RS Help

I recently got this:http://www.vellemanusa.com/products/view/?id=350494

My problem is that I need to attach a motor to the timer so that once the time ends, the motor turns. The problem is that I havn't been able to get that. Please help. I need this by tommarow!! Thanks!

-Nathan

Seeks light to charge batteries (photovore) and avoids obstacles
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