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Topic: Pid controlled universal motor question (Read 765 times) previous topic - next topic

Josh martin

Dec 25, 2011, 10:14 am Last Edit: Dec 25, 2011, 10:24 am by Josh martin Reason: 1
Hi I have a couple questions on how I would go about controlling a router to provide variable speeds and to keep them when under load. I found a thread that seems simple enough and should be a viable solution, however I'm not totally sure what the input signal(PWM?) is. I'd also appreciate any input you have as there is probably a better solution :D
http://www.arduino.cc/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1276992650
 In the end I'd like to have my own poor mans "SuperPid"  and since I have a few arduinos(plus a small cnc machine for the pcb :) ) I want to give it a shot. http://www.vhipe.com/product-private/SuperPID.htm
For the actual reading of the speed, I'm thinking a reflective sensor of some sort and plug the RPMs into a PID algorithm/sketch.

Thanks for your help and patience,
Joshua Martin



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