Re: Scuff turbot problem
- I missed part of this discussion. Can you direct me to the half
H-bridges you mentioned?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "squib_1944" <squib@...> wrote:
> --- In email@example.com, "J Wolfgang Goerlich" <jwgoerlich@>
> > My apologies for not labeling the motors. I generally build it, then
> > wire and rewire until I have the motors spinning towards the light.
> > Kevin Wells' suggest looks spot on.
> > The part where the turbot stays under "strong lighting too long it
> > just quits working all together" is likely a problem with the solar
> > engine.
> > J Wolfgang Goerlich
> Everything is working great now (I think) The only thing is that it
> may be a tad on the heavy side as it struggles on occasion to flip
> it's self over, it twitches a little but eventually flips. I like this
> design it's pretty cool.
> I also added the half bridges Wilf Rigter came up with, that seemed to
> help things out. I found out the problem with my one gear motor was a
> tiny piece of solder caught in the gears.
> Thanks J Wolfgang Goerlich for the tutorial and schematic. As soon as
> I can find my camera I'll post a pic of it. And thanks to everyone who
> put up with my newbie questions and helped me.
> Can you direct me to the half H-bridges you mentioned?Scuff Circuit: Complementary emitter follower half bridge
- I've been looking hard but I can't find any backwards diodes in this
circuit, Wolf. However, the transistor in the motor driver section is
shown as an upside-down PNP...
Another job for when you have time. :)
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "J Wolfgang Goerlich" <jwgoerlich@...> wrote:
> > Can you direct me to the half H-bridges you mentioned?
> Scuff Circuit: Complementary emitter follower half bridge