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Will this Pololu work instead of JRK 12v12? this is a 24v12

Discussion in 'SimTools compatible interfaces' started by shannonb1, Mar 3, 2011.

  1. shannonb1

    shannonb1 Well-Known Member

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    please help me understand
    1. Will this work?
    2. If it wont, why wont it?


    http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/1378
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  3. bsft

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    From what I have read, the 12v12 is has feedback, the 24v12 does not. You could incorporate a feedback system somewhere with the 24v12, But I am not sure how. Perhaps another member of this community can advise. Or failing that, trawl through the http://forum.pololu.com/ . There may be an answer there. I would like to know as well as the 24v12 is half the cost of a 12v12, and if a feedback circuit can be incorporated for a minimal cost, this would be of benefit to all of us scrounging for cash at the moment.
    Thanks, David.
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    shannonb1 Well-Known Member

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    It says a key feature is the following.

    4. 0–3.3 V analog voltage interface for direct connection to potentiometers and analog joysticks.
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    bsft is right, these controllers don't have feedback, they are open loop. Only speed control, no positioning.

    You can connect pots to control how fast the motor is turning..
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    eaorobbie Well-Known Member Staff Member SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    maybe connected through a k8055 they should work, k8055 handling the feed back and pwm signal to smc, might need some research, should work like the vnh2sp30. mmmmm