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maxon motor online configurator updated

New motors and configuration features available at the touch of a button.

Maxon have added more options to the configuration tool allowing for greater flexibility of DC motor combinations – choose from different motors, add encoders or change gearhead types and reduction. 102 more words

DC Servo Motor, Robotics, Automation

Fifty Shades of Gray Code

Some years back, a museum asked me to help them with an exhibit a contractor had built for them. It was a wheel like the one on Wheel of Fortune, but smaller and mounted on the wall instead of the floor. 1,210 more words

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Use A Brushless Motor As A Rotary Encoder

The electric motor is the fundamental building block of almost all robotic projects but, without some form of feedback, it lacks the precise positional control required for the task. 225 more words

Hardware

Encoders Spin Us Right Round

Rotary encoders are great devices. Monitoring just a few pins you can easily and quickly read in rotation and direction of a user input (as well as many other applications). 1,561 more words

Hackaday Columns

Putting Linear Encoders Out of Sight and Out of Mind

Linear encoders can do a lot to improve factory automation. When used as secondary feedback they can greatly enhance the precision of motion control systems. They can act as a feedback device for… 297 more words

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Bend and Roll machine in Myanmar


Bend and roll machine
1. Encoder controls turning and bending angles, the bending angle set in 0-190 degree.
2. Pipe is fed at any angle by hand. 30 more words

Business

This Old Mouse Keeps Track of Filament Usage

Keeping track of your 3D-printer filament use can be both eye-opening and depressing. Knowing exactly how much material goes into a project can help you make build-versus-buy decisions, but it can also prove gut-wrenching when you see how much you just spent on that failed print. 183 more words

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