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Re: Speed of servo motors

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  • ridgesoft
    Hi Barbara, In order to measure shaft speed you would need an external sensor such as a shaft encoder. Hobby servos don t typically provide a way to measure
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 14, 2010
      Hi Barbara,

      In order to measure shaft speed you would need an external sensor such as a shaft encoder. Hobby servos don't typically provide a way to measure shaft speed.

      Regards,

      RidgeSoft Support

      --- In intellibrain@yahoogroups.com, Barbara Gavranovic <barbara_gavranovic@...> wrote:
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      > Hi,
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      > Thanks for your reply, but it's not about ContinuousRotationServo, but the ordinary Servo. The speed of rotation of the ContinuousRotationServo i found in API but I do not know to determine speed of the ordinary Servo.
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      > Best regards
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      > Barbara
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      > --- On Thu, 9/9/10, David Suarez <dsuarez1@...> wrote:
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      > From: David Suarez <dsuarez1@...>
      > Subject: [intellibrain] Speed of servo motors
      > To: intellibrain@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, September 9, 2010, 8:22 PM
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      > Hi,
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      > mentioned speed so I assume Hitec servo is configured Continuous Rotation.
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      > it is configured for Continuous Rotation,  then use ContinuousRotationServo class but some
      > trial error will be necessary to figure out the range.   14 is
      > suggested range for Parallax Continuous Rotation servo included with
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      > was similar boat,  but instead  I used trial an error to figure out
      > range position setting for Parallax Standard servo.  
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