Hitec D956WP D-Series Waterproof Metal Gear Digital Servo (High Voltage)

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Hitec D956WP D-Series Waterproof Metal Gear Digital Servo (High Voltage)
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The Hitec D956WP D-Series Waterproof Metal Gear Digital Servo is based off the D954SW servo. This IP-67 rated version is the true waterproof, dust resistant upgrade for 1/10th-scale Off-Road models. As with the entire “D” line, this technologically-advanced servo is powered by Hitec's 32-bit MCU (Microcontroller Unit) and 12-bit ADC (Analog to Digital Converter) industrial science and possess Smart Sense engineering with rapid, high resolution response. The unprecedented programmability and wide-voltage capabilities deliver the most progressive, leading-edge performance for all your radio control needs. With incredibly durable steel gears, dual ball bearing and hardened steel output shaft, the high-end performing D956WP produces the mighty torque and reliability required to take bashers to the next level.

 

Features:
  • Programmable PWM Digital Amplifier
  • 32-Bit MCU with 12-Bit ADC Circuitry
  • 4096 Resolution
  • 1M Cycle Long Life Potentiometer
  • Wide Operating Voltage (4.8 ~ 8.4 Volts DC)
  • Dual Ball Bearing Supported Output Shaft
  • 25-Tooth Output Spline
  • Coreless Metal Brush Motors
  • Nylon Reinforced Plastic Upper and Lower Case
  • Diamond Cut Aluminum Heat Sink Center Case
  • Water Resistant and Waterproof Proof Case
Programmable Functions
  • End Point Adjustments
  • Direction
  • Fail Safe
  • Dead Band
  • Speed (Slower)
  • Soft Start Rate
  • Overload Protection
  • Data Save / Load
  • Program Reset

Specifications:
Operating Voltage Range (Volts DC): 4.8V ~ 7.4V
Speed (Second @ 60°): 0.19 ~ 0.12
Maximum Torque Range oz. / in.: 251 ~ 405
Maximum Torque Range kg. / cm.: 18.0 ~ 29.0
Current Draw at Idle: 30 mA
No Load Operating Current Draw: 500 mA
Stall Current Draw: 5,200 mA
Dead Band Width: 1 µs
Dimensions (Inches): 1.57 x 0.78 x 1.46
Dimensions (Metric): 40.0 x 20.0 x 37.0
Weight (Ounces): 2.40
Weight (Gram): 68.0
Circuit Type: 32bit Programmable Digital
Motor Type: Coreless Metal Brush
Gear Material: MK 1st Gear & 3 Steel Alloy Gears
Bearing Type: Dual Ball Bearing
Output Shaft (type / Ømm): H25T
Case Material: Plastic / Aluminum
Dust / Water Resistance: IP67 Rating
Connector Gauge (AWG) / Strand Count: 20 / 80

This product was added to our catalog on July 25, 2019

Verified Owner
Friday, Oct 23 2020 (about a year ago)
Hitec D956WP D-Series Waterproof Metal Gear Digital Servo (High Voltage)
Perfect for a 1/10 RC Crawler. Accepts wide range of voltage for your needs.

I bought this servo because I have been flying RC planes for many decades and Hitec is one of the most trusted brands (up there with Futaba, JR, etc). I just don't trust the new brands as much...

I was hesitant to buy the highly recommended Savox servos. I've heard mixed reviews of the lesser known servo brands, including expensive Savox and especially the cheap $25 amazon 20kg servos. They jitter, make a lot of noise, and don't center well. I've heard of of $85 Savox servos fail prematurely...

I chose this servo because it has high torque, waterproof, all metal gears. Basic needs for an RC crawler servo. I use a HeyOK Performance No Brainer BEC with voltage set to 7.0v and it powers the servo very well. Very strong, excellent centering, and minimal noise.

A great feature is the soft start. When you power on your RC Crawler, if the wheels are not straight, the servo will slowly straighten letting you it's ready to run. Rather than abruptly snapping straight when you turn on your RC and possibly damaging gears, parts. It feels like an expensive servo.

Yes, it's expensive but IMO worth every penny. It has more features than I even know what to do with...

Features:
Programmable PWM Digital Amplifier
32-Bit MCU with 12-Bit ADC Circuitry
4096 Resolution
1M Cycle Long Life Potentiometer
Wide Operating Voltage (4.8 ~ 8.4 Volts DC)
Dual Ball Bearing Supported Output Shaft
25-Tooth Output Spline
Coreless Metal Brush Motors
Nylon Reinforced Plastic Upper and Lower Case
Diamond Cut Aluminum Heat Sink Center Case
Water Resistant and Waterproof Proof Case
Programmable Functions:
End Point Adjustments
Direction
Fail Safe
Dead Band
Speed (Slower)
Soft Start Rate
Overload Protection
Data Save / Load
Program Reset