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Topic: Dc motor control with optical encoder (head light adjuster) (Read 2 times) previous topic - next topic

mewithaflower

Feb 09, 2011, 06:32 pm Last Edit: Feb 09, 2011, 06:37 pm by mewithaflower Reason: 1
Hey guys, I have a ford fiesta headlight adjuster it has a small dc motor which has 13v written on the side, its part of a pcb with an encoder. Thought it would be great to get working as it has a circuit already completed. Ford technical guys say that it's controlled straight the the switch on the dash board which has a potentiometer inside, so thought this would be easy to just plug in and go using the pwm. But doesn't seem that way!

Attach a few pics that help show the idea, any help or thoughts would be great.

Regards Richard

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