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What is the verdict on the HS-5065 mg servos?
wrathofkhan

Key Veteran

LA, CA - US

Some time has lapsed since these Hitec metal geared digital micro servos came out - I am sure a lot of you tested (crash tested ) them out.

Was wondering, how do they compare to the other brand of micro servos (JR, Ino-Lab, Futaba, Hyperion). Are they as durable? Does it hold well - any other information from you will be most helpful.

cheers, khan

08-18-2009 Over year old.
ken22golf

Senior Heliman

Bridge City, TX

I have them on my 450 Pro. Maybe 150 flights.

I have used HS-65MGs before. They are VERY similar other than the digital are a little more precise and seem to be a little stronger. The gear set is identical to the HS-65MG. I've only stripped one gear in maybe ~10 crashes with both the 65MG and 5065MG combined.

I had one go out recently, but I think it was due to a crash. To be honest, I don't know if the servo caused the crash or the crash caused the servo to go out. I was really low and inverted (which I'm very comfortable at in all orientations), I thought it acted funny right before it hit, but it could have easily been just a dumb thumb.

I have always used hitec servos on my cyclic on my 450s. They're my preference and my recommendation.

EDIT: And buy them in a combo of 3 from readyheli for $115. You have to add it to your cart to see the discount.

08-18-2009 Over year old.
wrathofkhan

Key Veteran

LA, CA - US

thanks for the lead on readyheli !

i heard from a flyer at my field that 5065s are not as good as 65s. did others on RR have issues with the 5065s?

cheers, khan

08-18-2009 Over year old.
ken22golf

Senior Heliman

Bridge City, TX

i heard from a flyer at my field that 5065s are not as good as 65s. did others on RR have issues with the 5065s?
I'm curious, could you explain his reasoning?

08-18-2009 Over year old.
wrathofkhan

Key Veteran

LA, CA - US

I'm curious, could you explain his reasoning?
sorry, i do not have any details. i tried to look it up here on RR, but couldn't find any information at all.

i was hoping others would mention, that is why i started this post.

Khan

08-18-2009 Over year old.
ken22golf

Senior Heliman

Bridge City, TX

I was just wondering why the guy you talked to said the HS-65 was better than the HS-5065.

08-18-2009 Over year old.
demosa

Veteran

Tigard, Oregon, U.S.A.

I've also been using HS-5065MG with no problems for several months.
When you crash hard and break servo gears you have to be prepared for a servo motor failure next... The gears are pretty strong so when they break chances are that the motor has been abused as well.

You have to use judgement based on how hard you hit the ground, how badly the gears have been damaged and how the servo behaves on the ground after you replace the gears....

08-18-2009 Over year old.
sika600

Heliman

Ut USA

I had an issue with centering never could get to trim. Don't know if it was servos or the Rave, I'm thinking the bird.

HELI'S It's not a hobby, it's a curse!!!

08-19-2009 Over year old.
Git

Veteran

Brunei

the 5065mg share the same gears as the 65mg and 65hb...and pure mg via experience kills motor quite often.

im using a mix of mg n hb in my 65s.. its proven more forgiving to the motors and slightly smoother to me.

uncountable number of crashes so far and the only thing i need to replace are one gear or two. im still waiting for them to go belly up so that i can try these digital ones.. im gonna change the gears to hb first though.

Alees Rush 750

08-19-2009 Over year old.
BOOGIE

Elite Veteran

LAFAYETTE LA

I had some on a flybarless Rave that went out on me but Hitec sent me 3 new servos They worked great after that. They did not shut douwn they just did not seem to work at the same speed.

Team BOUDIN
Team PO-BOY WHO DAT??

08-25-2009 Over year old.
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