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Pan Servo broken? no range of motion?

Just got my Pixy2 and Pan/Tilt kit. Hooked it up and ran the pan/tilt demo via pixymon and noticed the tilt seemed great but the pan was almost non-existant.

I wrote a small python program using the examples to test and it buzzes attempting to pan and wiggles slightly but not much motion to speak of, maybe a 5-10degree change. Tilt seems to work fine and has full range of motion.

pixy.init ()
pixy.change_prog ("video");

pixy.set_servos(500,500);
sleep(1)
pixy.set_servos(1000,500);
sleep(1)
pixy.set_servos(0,500);

I saw in other posts about removing power and testing if you can move it by hand, when removing power it moves freely, when powered it doesn’t want to move to the right, but moves almost with no resistance to the left.

Hello,
It does sound like you might have a defective servo. Where did you buy your pan-tilt kit?

Edward

Amazon.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D1CWJTV/

Hello,
We will have someone contact you via email.

Edward

Hello, I am having an identical issue with my Amazon-purchased pixy & pan/tilt mechanism; ;my tilt servo only rotates +/- 10 degrees. Were you able to find where the issue lies?

Will any micro servo work as a replacement? @edge

Hello,
It could be that your servo is damaged somehow. Have you tried swapping the servos to see if the tilt servo behaves the same as a pan servo?

Edward