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[DPRG] Re: Encoders

Subject: [DPRG] Re: Encoders
From: Ed Okerson eokerson at texasconnect.net
Date: Wed Jun 11 22:24:01 CDT 2003


I wired one up today, you were close.  Black is ground, Blue is power and
Red is signal out.


On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Drummond, John wrote:

> Ed,
>   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 three
> wires.  Power - red, Ground - Black, Encoder Out - Blue.  They are more then
> 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.
> Regards,
> John Drummond

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