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abkarino

Hi,

i'm a new user for arduino and servo motor i tried sweep examples, but i want write a code which i can write eh exact angle for the servo.
for example:
i want to order the servo to go 90 and stop then back to 40 and stop... etc
PS. my servo rotates 360 degrees

AWOL

Do you have spec for this device, or is it a continuous rotation ex-servo?
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abkarino


AWOL

That's what we call an ex-servo.
It isn't possible to command it to a particular angle, without the addition of some sort of encoder.
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abkarino

ok thanks for this information.

i made a ball and beam project so you advise me to buy new servo motor not continues, or i can use this motor and deal with it like DC motor just control the speed and the direction of the motor ?


AWOL

I have no idea what a ball and beam project is, so I'm afraid I can't help you.
"Pete, it's a fool looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart." Ulysses Everett McGill.
Do not send technical questions via personal messaging - they will be ignored.

abkarino

thanks for your help :)

is this a standard servo motor which i can order it to go the an exact angle

check this link

http://ram-e-shop.com/oscmax/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=35_225&products_id=1853

AWOL

It will go to, and hold, at the required angle.
However, don't expect the value written to correspond exactly to where the output shaft ends up pointing.
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Do not send technical questions via personal messaging - they will be ignored.

abkarino

thanks for your help. I appreciate that :)

abkarino

sorry  i have another servo which i can buy and i want to know you opinion in it

http://store.fut-electronics.com/FUT-0110.html

AWOL

Yes, that one looks ok, in that it is not a continuous rotation motor, but I can't say if it will work for you because only you know the specification you Ned for your application.
Be aware that metal geared servos are much more expensive than plastic geared ones.
"Pete, it's a fool looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart." Ulysses Everett McGill.
Do not send technical questions via personal messaging - they will be ignored.

abkarino

yeah i know the electrical and wight specifications which i need. just want to know if this a servo motor which can work with pmw and go the the exact angle. that's it :)

AWOL

I don't know what "pmw" is, but don't try driving your servo with PWM, use PPM instead.
"Pete, it's a fool looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart." Ulysses Everett McGill.
Do not send technical questions via personal messaging - they will be ignored.

abkarino

ok thanks for you help, i'm going now to buy the motor to catch the deadline for hand the project.

thanks again

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