Simple Circuits Control RC Servos

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TypeArticle
Journal titleEDN The Design magazine for the Electronics Industry
AbstractDevelopers of robotic devices sometimes need to actuate rotational elements between two positions over a range of several tens of degrees. Such motion control is particularly useful for opening doors, actuating valves, or controlling the movement of small robotic arms or legs. Two altenatives to produce this type of actuation are a solenoid and a motor attached to a gear train. This article introduces an alternative to these two approaches.
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LanguageEnglish
AffiliationNRC Institute for Information Technology; National Research Council Canada
Peer reviewedNo
NRC number41632
NPARC number8913281
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Record created2009-04-22
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