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Offline harisankarsaTopic starter

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Our servos are running in opposite directions....
« on: February 13, 2008, 04:10:03 AM »
Pls help us.....
While making our $50 dollar robot, we found that the motors were running in opposite directions when we kept them on the board meant to carry them.....
why is this happening???
pls help us..........  ???

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Re: Our servos are running in opposite directions....
« Reply #1 on: February 13, 2008, 05:32:32 AM »
Because when mounted on the robot one wheel must go clockwise and the other wheel must go counter clockwise ( since they are mounted flipped next to each other )

Its supposed to be like that. Mount the two servos to wheel and then mount the servos to the robot and you'll see how it goes forward
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Re: Our servos are running in opposite directions....
« Reply #2 on: February 13, 2008, 09:04:45 AM »
according to his post the servos are on the robot.
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Re: Our servos are running in opposite directions....
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2008, 01:45:58 PM »
according to his post the servos are on the robot.

i dont think they were mounted , they were just connected to the board
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Re: Our servos are running in opposite directions....
« Reply #4 on: February 14, 2008, 07:34:39 PM »
the servos were mounted...but i have now rectified the error...i put one servo in 180 degree lag from the other by rotating its knob from zero position...and it worked real good too...but can anyone explain how this can work??

 


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