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Attention: RC-CAM.com will be closing down August 2021.

The RC-Cam.com forum was the very first online community dedicated to the advancement of wireless video cameras on radio controlled (R/C) models. This is now called "FPV" (First Person View). We are proud of the contributions that our members have made to the FPV hobby.

We've seen significant changes over the last twenty years. Initially there were a lot of eager R/C hobbyist that built their own video systems. Allowing these creative individuals to share their work was the purpose of this site. Now the FPV market is flooded with low cost systems; Sadly DiY FPV video projects are now rarely discussed.

RC-CAM.com (main site and forum) will be closing down August 2021. This is being announced now (March 2021) so that everyone has time to download any information that is important to them. After the site is shutdown the information will no longer be available here.

We appreciate every member's involvement with advancing the FPV hobby. It is indeed sad to say goodbye to all our online friends. Be safe and stay healthy.



Using servo for heat valve control


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I have a full scale airplane that I am finishing and it uses a small HVAC butterfly valve to control the hot air coming in to the cabin. This could easily be controlled with one of my RC servos. I found some plans for a voltage regulator 12-5vdc. I thought a RC Servo tester with a POT on it would be perfect to open and close the valve.

This would mount in my center console much like a temp control in a car.

I would rather buy one, but do not know where to look and wonder if some of the more fragile RC testers would hold up?

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