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SMC-05 Servo Motor Motion Controller

Computer and manual servomotor controller for:
                                    Robotics, Animatronics and Motion Control

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5 Servo motor Controller - Manual & WIN PC Control

SMC-05 V2SMC-05V2 with Cover

  • Cover sold separately
  • Power supply sold separately
  • Does not include servomotors

Images Company's SMC-05 and SMC-05A Servomotor Controllers allow Manual and PC control of five hobby servomotors (Hitec/Futaba).
Servomotors may be controlled manually, via on-board switches, or by a Windows program through a usb connection on a Windows 98/XP PC. Universal three position headers make it easy to connect servomotors--just plug them into the board.

Manual Control: Each servomotor is controlled using a three-position switch on the servomotor board. Each switch position controls the servomotor in the following manner: UP = clockwise, DOWN = counterclockwise, and stop is the CENTER off position. The Controller board has two preset speeds (fast and slow) that is jumper controlled. The board also has a save function that saves the servomotor's current position in its memory. This allows the servomotors to be in, or go to, the saved position on startup.

Windows PC Control: Requires the optional USB to TTL Serial 3.5mm cable. Windows 98 and Windows XP programs, (price includes CD ROM programs) see screen image, uses the PC USB port to communicate to the servomotor board, requires the optional USB to TTL serial 3.5mm cable. Each program incorporates an adjustable servomotor speed control. Each servomotor is controlled by an individual slider. In the script writing mode every servomotor movement is automatically recorded and written into the onscreen script area. The onscreen script may be saved, loaded, played, and looped. Updated Windows PC programs are always available here for download.

USB Port Compatible using USB to TTL Serial Cable Adapter
A standard 3.5mm jack on the servomotor board may be connected to a USB port using a serial TTL to USB cable, see below. This allows normal program operation and functions through USB port.


Servomotor Ballet Video Hi Res (2.26 MB)
Servomotor Ballet Video Low Res (716 KB)

Interactive Software Tutorials>>>

Power can be supplied by either a 9 volt battery or an AC adaptor. The on-board rectifier, voltage regulator, filter capacitors, and plug adaptor makes it easy use a wide range of AC adaptor for power (7-12 VDC or 7-12 VAC).

Power Servos from separate power supplies

Available in kit form (SMC-05) or pre-assembled and tested (SMC-05A). Compatible with most servos, including;

the following HiTec servo motors:
HS-311, HS-322, HS-325, HS-422, HS-425BB, HS-475, HS-525BB, HS-525MG, HS-545BB, HS-625MG, HS-635HB, HS-645MG, HS-925MG, HS-945MG, HS-5475HB, HS,5625, HS-5925MG, HS-5945MG, HS-5955TG, HSR-5995TG, HSC-5996TG, HSC-5997TG, HSC-5998TG, HS-6635HB, HS-6965HB, HS-6975HB, HS-6985HB

and the following Futaba servo motors:
S-148, S-3001, S-3003, S-3004, S-3005, S-3010, S-9001, S-9202, S-9206, S-9402, S-9405(click here for servo motors).

Download 5-servo controller program for Windows 98 (2.4 MB)
Download 5-servo controller program for Windows XP (2.4 MB)
for non-commercial use only*

TTL to USB Adapter

USB to Serial Converter Cable
TTL to USB Adapter

USB TTL Serial Cable allow easy interfacing to devices over USB.

The USB TTL Serial cable provide connectivity between USB and serial UART interfaces at 5V.

3.5mm audio jack output. Connector configuration:

  • tip - TxD
  • ring - RxD
  • sleeve - GND

Cable with audio jack connector with +5V based TxD and RxD signalling

* Commercial Applications must be licensed


Servomotor Power Supply Servobotics general purpose power supply for use with Images' Servomotor Controllers SMC-04v2, SMC-05v2, SMC-08 and the RA-02. 10 Amps Output.

SMC-05TTL-K $105.60
5-Servo Motor Controller (kit)
SMC-05TTL-A $141.42
5-Servo Motor Controller (assembled)
SMC05-Cover $16.26
Servo Motor Controller Cover
ACA-6VDC - $19.95
AC Adapter
ACA-5VDC-10A $49.95
Servomotor Controller Switching Power Supply
USB-3.5mm - $24.95
USB to Serial Adapter

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