Re: [z_scale] RC servos
I would look for the N scale article that uses the Basic Stamp
because the code will already be written. Writing the PIC
code and designing the circuit would take a few weeks
to get working.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ole Rosted" <Ole.Rosted@...>
Sent: Monday, October 14, 2002 3:48 PM
Subject: Re: [z_scale] RC servos
> On Sun, 13 Oct 2002 19:07:13 -0400, John Jabour
> <jjabour@...> wrote:
> Hi John and group,
> >If you don't want to use the reciever you can use a proper progranned
> >PIC or a Basic Stamp to send out the correct signal to the servo.
> >The servo and the PIC are all dealing with 5 volts so it should be
> >simple to do.
> I'm beginning to think, that the version without tranmsmitter/receiver
> is the one I want to use.
> >I can give a more indepth explanation if necessary.
> My usual attitude towards things to design/build is: "I can do it if I
> really want" :-) but in this case I want the servos but don't "really
> want" to experiment too much. Not because I don't like experimenting -
> on the contrary - but going deeper into this servo-thing will take
> many hours/days/weeks out of my track building project. I'm beginning
> to long for seeing my trains run. AND I WON'T BUY THE TRACK!
> First a year or so was torn out of my MRR calander because I had to
> learn how to use my new mill (bought for making track jigs) then some
> time was used to learn how to use my digital camera (bought for
> documenting jig/track building) and then a visit to an amusement park
> with my grandson made me want to re-enter the field of 3d-photography
> once again. (preferably with my digital NIKON - so I must design/make
> a beamsplitter)
> But I want to go back to track making, so if you'll be so kind as to
> send me further explanation on how to program the servos I'll be
> *very* happy. That might speed up my trackbuilding so I can keep my
> promise to my grandson: "You can have my layout and trains on your
> 15-years bearthday". He is five now...but anyway. With my speed of
> progress in mind, there's not a second to loose :-)
> Others here may be interested in using RC servos also, but please send
> the information to my private mailbox, if you believe the information
> is off topic here.
> Thanks to all of you for valuable information and advice!
> regards Ole
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