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Single axis positional controller

Discussion in 'Controller Boards' started by sharmstr, May 6, 2019.

  1. sharmstr

    sharmstr Master
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    Anyone know of a simple single axis motion controller that would allow me to enter in positions to move to? I made my own using a raspberry pi for a touchscreen interface I wrote and an arduino to control a servo about a year ago. But I'm looking around for something off the shelf this time.
     
  2. NthAxisWorkshop

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    Like a second MCU running a motion control program with it's own wcs along side of your existing setup? Or something that integrates with an already configured motion system? For a rotary (turning) axis?
     
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    I think you can cycle through presets with it.
     
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    I saw that, but I cant expect people to enter in steps.
     
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    Dont really need that. Has to be simple stupid. Move to 1". Move to 30mm.

    Looks like I'm going to have to write my own again.
     
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    You mean "stupid simple"? (I hope.) Hmm. I've seen some old brakes that have been converted to servo jobs. Backgauging.
    Expensive.
     
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    LOL. Yes, sorry.

    Yes, that's what I did. I was quoted $12k but built it for $1k. Now I need inexpensive for those diy brakes :) No biggy. I'll just program it myself.

    Thank you. :)
     

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