Servo motors from the radio control world are becoming popular to operate model railroad turnouts. The 9 gram sized servos are the popular size for this, with enough power and a great price point. Mounting the little servos is one of the trickiest parts of using them to run your railroad.
Our under-table style servo mounts let you install a 9 gram sized servo directly below the turnout throw rod. A stiff wire moves the turnout through a 3/8″ or larger hole in the track bed just like other popular switch machines.
The installation is entirely hidden. Mounting pads are small allowing close and compact installations.
Mounts are provided with a steel operator wire, servo mounting screws. Screws to attach the mount are left to the installer so they can be matched to your layouts construction. (#6 screws are about right.)
Our dirt clearing design prevents ballast and scenic materials from accumulating and fouling the mechanism.
Note that our recently updated design (not shown) has reduced the height of the mount to just 2″.
Check out our Servo Well Mount for simple installing of a hidden mounting from above the table. No bending over!
Order any of our mounts individually or in a discounted 4 pack.
Important Note: Any servo motor MUST be operated by an electronic control signal (DC alone won’t do it). Servos can be easily and precisely controlled with our Servo Control Bases. The mounts will work with servos controlled by Arduinos, Tam Valley Depot systems, Iowa Scaled Engineering equipment, Team Digital, and others.
We manufacture our products in the USA. Orders over $120 include free shipping to US addresses.
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