34188Re: [beam] H_Bridge
- Mar 1, 2003Dwayne Reid wrote:
>Not necessarily, Dwayne.
> ... I got to thinking (always a dangerous thing!)
> and realized that one probably does not need (or
> want) an electronic braking mode when driving the
> motors. ...
I had to use electronic braking on Hider (a relatively fast wheeled
robot). It turned by stopping or slowing one wheel; without the braking
it made very wide turns that ruined it's ability to maneuver. On a
partially built walker with high-efficiency gearmotors, I've had to use
braking to prevent it from sinking down on it's legs when a leg motor is
These conditions are highly variable and will not apply in many cases.
I'd suggest keeping your options open when you design a driver, just in
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