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WANTED - Motor controllers in NZ or AUS

Discussion in 'Marketspace - Marktplatz' started by James Robbie, Jul 21, 2019.

  1. James Robbie

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    Hi,

    I am in NZ and I am currently running a moto monstor arduino 2DOF set up (wiper motors). I am interested in trying the JRK boards as people seem to have more luck and consistent lasting results with them compared to the MM's.

    Looking 2nd hand local(ish) first in case I can save on $100 USD before shipping for new ones...

    I am open to other suggestions as well.

    Cheers
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    Don't know how you will go getting second hand JRKs.

    Another alternative would be Sabertooth.
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    Yip, happily discuss options around a Sabertooth as well!

    As an indication, to get brand new either 2 x JRK's or 1 x Sabertooth, its around $300NZD :( hence the optimism for something closer to home sitting in a cupboard or box :grin
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    Hi James,
    What is the reason of failure?
    I have designed my own controller.. and using 4 individual Polulo.
    http://www.xsimulator.net/community/threads/micromite-3dof-controller.7370/

    You can build yourself also a good H-Bridge as attached.
    Good luck :thumbs

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    the 32 can handle regenerative current with a suitable resistor, unlike the 60s which need a battery. The 32 would suit wiper motors, while the 60s can handle much larger motors, if you plan a future upgrade.
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