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Offline George221Topic starter

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how do you control a Control a actuator
« on: March 01, 2013, 01:36:59 AM »
how do you control a Control a actuator? they have 5 wires , 2 for power and 3 for Potentiometer reference

using a H-Bridge?

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Re: how do you control a Control a actuator
« Reply #1 on: March 01, 2013, 02:09:49 AM »
What sort of actuator is that? A photo would be nice.

I assume, that 2 wire are used to power motor, then another 2 are used as positive and ground terminals for pot and 1 wire is used as output for pot. If it's like that, then yes, You can control it using 1 H-bridge and if need be use pot as an encoder for position/velocity tracking.
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