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Offline the609bluesTopic starter

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servo controller
« on: January 11, 2008, 08:33:59 PM »
what exactly does a serrvo controller do and why would you need it.

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Re: servo controller
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2008, 08:42:59 PM »
hahahaha lol i dont use servos....what are the differences between them and motors?
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Re: servo controller
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2008, 08:50:46 PM »
servo is a geared down motor with feedback to where the motor is positioned
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Re: servo controller
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2008, 05:01:57 PM »
what exactly does a serrvo controller do and why would you need it.

it controls servos ....  :D
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Re: servo controller
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2008, 05:11:51 PM »
orly :D?
how does it do that? does it make PWM into degrees or something?

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Re: servo controller
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2008, 07:09:32 PM »
a 1500ms pwm signal will usually center it.

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mayeb reversed servo to servo
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Re: servo controller
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2008, 03:23:05 AM »
yea but this can be done without a servo controller but why do u need the servo controller then?

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Re: servo controller
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2008, 12:19:43 PM »

 


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