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DPRG: EZ Servo Mod

Subject: DPRG: EZ Servo Mod
From: Ralph Tenny rten at metronet.com
Date: Fri Jun 25 22:51:27 CDT 1999

What I described is exactly what we demonstrated using Robert's servo
tester. I'm not sure I understand your reference to direction the robot is
moving?? After the hack, the signal vs. pot position related to input
signal governs motor speed and direction (forward/reverse).

On Fri, 25 Jun 1999, barry jordan wrote:

> Robert and Ralph,
> >This means that if I turn the pot 3/4, the correct direction, the
> >speed the servo goes in reverse will be slower that the speed it goes in
> >forward. Also, this means I have more options on forward speed as fast is
> >faster and further from the "dead" end where slow means too little power to
> >drive the servo slow. I like this.
> Don't get to excited guys.
> Unfortunately, I don't think the servos work quite like you wish they would.
> What it does mean is:
> If your pot is not centered at the frequency you think is neutral, your
> robot will be moving in some unknown direction.
> Barry Jordan
> Happy Trails To You


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