Description: This pan/tilt bracket consists of two brackets and all the hardware you need to attach them to make a pan/tilt mechanism using two servo motors. We recommend our small servo motors listed below.
Note: Servos are not included. The sub-micro servo size works for these mounts.
Based on 3 ratings:
1 of 1 found this helpful:
It’s somewhat brittle. The inset spacer piece (smaller third metal piece) wasn’t the right size for the servo I had, and when I tried to bend it a bit, it nearly cracked. I managed to get everything together and it works well, so ultimately no complaints.
2 of 2 found this helpful:
I had a hard time following the assembly guide partly because it is not specific enough (for example exactly which holes the “self tapping” screws go into the servo horns). I still have not gotten the tilt function just right and it sounds like the tilt servo is being strained. I also found that getting the screws into the servo horns at exactly the right angle is both very important and very difficulty. Use a magnifying lens to help do that!
Overall, I think this product would be very rewarding once assembled. I still have to get there….
I am only given it 4 stars because it is a bit of a pain to assemble. I made sure my servos were center before I started, but because I am all thumbs with small things, my top servo moved a good 20 degrees off center by the time I actually got the top bracket secured.
But at least for me, the movement is great. I am only using it for a kind of art project with a thin plastic mask I bought at Joann’s that can shakes its head and nod along with my LeapMotion hand movements. I was able to adjust for my centering mistake by simply bending florist wire to position the mask up right at my ‘new’ center. I move my hand back and forth and the head shakes its head. I move my hand up and down and it nods. I got it to do double takes and sort of an embarrassed look by moving my hand down and left. It is already freaking my wife out, so I think I am on the right track
The movement is smooth and is not binding or catching on any of the screws.
Is there a trick for centering a servo after the fact?