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24V Motor controller recommendation

Discussion in 'Motor actuators and drivers' started by cnupa4ka, Mar 17, 2019 at 14:03.

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    cnupa4ka New Member

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    Hi guys! Which controllers you will recommend to use for these motors? Thank you!

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    Sabertooth 2x32
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    thanks mate. Do I need only one board for both? Also is it difficult for settings? Thanks! :)
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    My Motion Simulator:
    2DOF, DC motor, Arduino, Motion platform
    Yes, you need one Sabertooth for both motors, plus an Arduino.
    And no, it is not difficult, because @BlazinH has created a fantastic tutorial.
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    Markus, thanks my friend. Which arduino I have to order? Uno?
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    Yes, Arduino Uno is fine. Just have a look at the tutorial, which also explains the wiring and includes the required software.
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    Is chinese clone works or I have to buy genuine?
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    I don't have experience with these clones. If they are not faulty, they should work I guess.
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    If you want to try on the cheap you can also use two IBT- 2 h-bridges. But their quality is generally poor and they are easy to damage. Sabertooth quality is top notch and have a rock solid warranty too.
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    I think better Sabertooth :) I just ask is anybody had experiance with the arduino clones :) I have one clone for sim dash. Its working without issues :)
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    I don't use them but at least one commercial outfit uses them on their rigs. I've seen some driver issues since theirs is different and a few bad boards but other than that I think they're okay.