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Can I put a servo on pin 1?  If so, then I should be able to plug a servo in the FTDI plug on the pro mini, on pins 2,3,& 4, which are GND,+5V, and RX.  
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(assuming I won't be using Serial)
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You can put a servo on pin 1, but you can't use the normal servo library to drive it. You can use the software servo library (http://www.arduino.cc/playground/ComponentLib/servo) instead. There are other limitations to using software servo. It isn't 'set and forget' like the normal timer based library, you have to regularly 'refresh' the servos.
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So what pins can you use the regular servo library with?  I don't see this info on the Servo Page.
http://arduino.cc/en/Reference/Servo
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