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 and adjusting the mounting angle of the horn such that the center of travel has the servo horn pointing downwards. Note, it's OK to move the servo in this way even though it requires a fair amount of force. And it makes a cool sound! and adjusting the mounting angle of the horn such that the center of travel has the servo horn pointing downwards. Note, it's OK to move the servo in this way even though it requires a fair amount of force. And it makes a cool sound!
  
-3 - Find one of the **servo horn fasteners** in the one of the servo baggies. (Refer to the fastener picture above.) Screw the servo horn tightly. (In the picture below, the servo is shown with the servo horn pointing downwards, which should be roughly the center of travel.)+3 - Find one of the **servo horn fasteners** in the one of the servo baggies. (Refer to [[wiki:​v1:​building_the_pan_tilt_2#​fastener-types|the fastener picture above.]]) Screw the servo horn tightly. (In the picture below, the servo is shown with the servo horn pointing downwards, which should be roughly the center of travel.)
  
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-10 - Grab two of the **long tapping fasteners**. (Refer to the fastener picture above.) Use these fasteners to secure the 2nd servo.+10 - Grab two of the **long tapping fasteners**. (Refer to [[wiki:​v1:​building_the_pan_tilt_2#​fastener-types|the fastener picture above.]]) Use these fasteners to secure the 2nd servo.
  
 (make sure not to overtighten! Snug is fine) (make sure not to overtighten! Snug is fine)
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 Nice. Now put this assembly aside for now. Nice. Now put this assembly aside for now.
  
-12 - Take your Pixy and attach two one-threaded brackets to it as shown in the picture below. Use two **short 4-40 fasteners** to do this. (Refer to the fastener picture above.)+12 - Take your Pixy and attach two one-threaded brackets to it as shown in the picture below. Use two **short 4-40 fasteners** to do this. (Refer to [[wiki:​v1:​building_the_pan_tilt_2#​fastener-types|the fastener picture above.]])
  
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-21 - Grab a circular servo horn from one of the servo baggies and attach it to the pan/tilt base with two **short tapping fasteners**. (Refer to the fastener picture ​at top of page.)+21 - Grab a circular servo horn from one of the servo baggies and attach it to the pan/tilt base with two **short tapping fasteners**. (Refer to [[wiki:​v1:​building_the_pan_tilt_2#​fastener-types|the fastener picture ​above.]])
  
 It's a bit hard to tell from the photos below, but the shoulder (sticky-outy-bit) of the servo horn should be facing away from the pan/tilt base - not going through the center hole of the base. The servo horn has lots of holes -- rotate it until some of the larger ones line up with the holes in the pan/tilt base, then screw it in place. It's a bit hard to tell from the photos below, but the shoulder (sticky-outy-bit) of the servo horn should be facing away from the pan/tilt base - not going through the center hole of the base. The servo horn has lots of holes -- rotate it until some of the larger ones line up with the holes in the pan/tilt base, then screw it in place.

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wiki/v1/building_the_pan_tilt_2.txt · Last modified: 2018/01/10 20:30 by jfrench