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[DPRG] Re: Encoders

Subject: [DPRG] Re: Encoders
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Mon Jun 9 09:19:00 CDT 2003

I bought some of those also -- if I remember right, the encoders have a TTL
output and will work at rather high speeds. I had one on a small motor to
play with PID and it would pick up the 60-slot wheel at about 9,000 RPM.

One of the motors wound up on my little quick-trip robot.

----- Original Message -----

>   I bought the same motors at Tanners too.  I am going from memory, but I
> will check to make sure I am telling you
> the right thing tonight when I get home.  They are nice encoders with
> wires.  Power - red, Ground - Black, Encoder Out - Blue.  They are more
> just a photo transistor, they do everything.
>   I hack sawed the bracket in half and got four good robot motors.  Across
> the isle at Tanners were some
> gears that meshed perfectly with the final gear on the motors.  Using this
> gear gives a very nice final RPM for
> the wheels driven by the motors at 12 volts.

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