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need a cheap way to use a servo and switch on LED's with a remote Answered

I need to move a small servo left and right and have it stay where I leave it and power 1 or 2 sets of lights with a simple remote but I have no idea how to achieve this apart from use a radio control transmitter/receiver and an electronic speed controller. I see there are lots of little devices out there that could work but being a noob at electronics I'm not too sure what will work.

I found this, would something similar to that work? It is 12v, my servos would only take about 6v max though, same with the LED's, I suppose I could use something to lower the voltage output?


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Toga_Dan (author)2017-11-12

Why run a motor at all?

U can run LEDs directly from the rc device.

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1/104 (author)Toga_Dan2017-11-13

Cheers guys, it's actually for an RC trailer build, I need the servos to life the trailer and the LED's for the side. I would like to control it from one of those key fob remotes.

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Downunder35m (author)2017-11-12

Get a cheap remote controlled car or something with some extras like a rocket launcher, lights, siren...
Can be found cheap second hand or new online.
All you need is in there.

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