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Offline SeagullOneTopic starter

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Sabertooth 2x25 with USB to TTL?
« on: September 28, 2008, 05:00:35 PM »
Okay, I know I've seen it somewhere before on the internet, quite possibly Dimension Engineering's website, but I can't find any trace of it now.

I have a sabertooth 2x25 motor driver which I plan to connect to a PC's serial or USB Port. To do so, dimension engineering suggested a MAX232 type chip, but can't you use a USB to TTL converter cable too? For instance, this one?:

http://www.superdroidrobots.com/product_info/USB_TTL_Cables.pdf

For instance, if I wanted to use simplified serial mode, don't you just connect the green wire to S1 on the Sabertooth (and then the black wire to the 0V on the sabertooth, do I have that right?).

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Re: Sabertooth 2x25 with USB to TTL?
« Reply #1 on: September 28, 2008, 07:33:33 PM »
That's correct.  That cable/converter will work fine.

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Re: Sabertooth 2x25 with USB to TTL?
« Reply #2 on: June 27, 2013, 12:39:50 AM »
Hi,  i wish to rebuild only the sabertooth 2x25's driver section. Pls tell me which MOSFET is used for driving the motors.
Pls reply.

 


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