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Yobuddy’s ~EZ~ Series Layouts!

Discussion in 'SimTools compatible interfaces' started by yobuddy, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. bsft

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    thanks fellas for he help. I think the problem does lie between the chair and the keyboard.
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    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    Just thought I would show a quick pic on how the programmer connects to the AMC 1.5~EZ. :hi:

    Plug and Program!
    JFF.jpg
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    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    Just for Fun, Side by Side Pic! 8)
    Side by Side.jpg
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    now thats more like it! I will definately have to put one together.
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    You have done a fine job. Well done.
    I think great that you have added to the development of the AMC from the pioneering work of Thanos.
    His ground breaking work has enabled the enthusiast to make something that equalled or bettered comercially available systems.
    Your latest version now enhances this concept and makes it even more accessable to the hobbyist.
    I will certainly build one after I finish the Amc1.5b I am half way through :cheers:

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    I wish i could soldier properly..My Amc 1.5b has died from my soldiering attempts.This maybe a easier solution for me.Or pay someone to do it. :sos:
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    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    Ac Motor Wiring Diagram:
    AC_Motor_Hookup.jpg

    :thbup:
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    AMC 1.5~EZ Programming Guide added to initial post!
    Enjoy! :cheers:

    yobuddy
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    yobuddy Well-Known Member Staff Member Moderator SimAxe Beta Tester SimTools Developer Gold Contributor

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    Hi Everyone, :hi:
    I have completed an EZ version of Tronic’s H-Bridge.

    Since I do not need to build another H-Bridge, Or can afford it after all the stuff I built last week - lol, I would like to leave the beta testing and Manuel writing up to someone else.

    If you are willing to help the community out by beta building and testing the H-Bridge~EZ, and taking some pictures along the way, send me a PM for the PDF layout file.

    List of upgrades:

    -Oversize Traces for easy PCB etching and soldering!
    -Uses a 120mm fan for a more even heat dispersal (covers the whole PCB), instead of the original 80mm fan!
    -Mosfet’s are placed closer together so no spacer’s are needed between the Heat Sync’s!
    -Uses all screw terminals so there are no cables to make!
    -Has a single power input, instead of having to splice wires too 2 different inputs!
    -I was able to remove some of the Jumper Wires for less overall soldering!
    -PCB is only 4.7 x 4.7 inches!


    Here is a preview. :cheers:

    H-Bridge~EZ.jpg

    yobuddy
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    I just wanted to let everyone know that eaorobbie has accepted the challenge of constructing the first H-Bridge~EZ! :cheers:

    He will be taking pictures along the way for me to make a Pictorial Guide on how to put the H-Bridge~EZ together. This is a great step for the community!

    If you see eaorobbie on the forums, shoot him big thanks!
    He deserves it!

    A great community is only as strong as the people who are willing to help others! :thbup:

    Thanks again buddy! :thx:

    yobuddy
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    Hello X-SIm-ers!

    If anyone is willing to make a “How to Properly Solder” Guide I would love to add one to this thread.

    It should have lot’s of pictures because allot of our users don’t speak a ton of English.

    Also, if anyone is willing to translate any of the stuff I have posted that would also be greatly appreciated.
    I will also make sure you receive full credit for your hard work!

    I believe having the guides in different languages would help allot of fellow X-Sim-ers! :cheers:
    Sadly, this a part of this project I can’t do :no:

    yobuddy
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    Hi Yobuddy, excellent your work with the H-bridge, it is probably easier to build for those without much experience
    The AMC + DSMhb set, stay super compact !!

    Regards

    Sorry for my english :blush:
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    Sorry I can only read English - lol
    I'm pretty sure that makes me the lame one here - lol

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    Hello Yobuddy!

    First of all, I must say that you compact AMC board is great - less parts -less problems :) !

    I have one question about connecting you compact board to PC.
    In first post you advice to use a USB to serial interface to connect AMC board with PC, and you have
    on your AMC board 3 pins with GND, RX and TX.

    Because you dont have MAX232 chip, is it possible to connect that 3 pins (GND, RX and TX) direct
    with 3 wires on pins of COM port on motherboard (and avoid Usb to serial interface)?

    I asking you that, because I dont use a serial cable to connect orginal Thanos AMC board and PC , I use only 3 wires
    from AMC ( pins 5-GND, 2-RX and 3-TX) to motherboard internal COM port connector.


    Regards
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    Wow,

    Nice work and thanx.

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    Here's my Dutch translation of the first post (almost not doable to translate all attachments as well ;) but dutchies usually are quite good at english):

    Deze vertaling van Yobuddy's originele post is gemaakt door floriske.nl , alle bijlagen zijn nog in het engels omdat het nauwelijks te doen is deze allemaal te vertalen

    Yobuddy’s ~EZ~ Serie Layouts!
    Eenvoudig te maken, Eenvoudig in gebruik!

    (Alle credits voor de gebruikte circuits gaan naar Tronicgr, bedankt!
    Zonder jou zouden we nog steeds in donkere tijden leven - lol)

    Waarom de EZ serie?
    Ik heb wat last van slapeloosheid en moest iets om handen hebben!
    Ik wilde een extra AMC maken, maar ik heb werkelijk een hekel aan het maken van alle kabels!!!
    Dus heb ik besloten een AMC controller layout te maken die een stuk makkelijker te maken en gebruiken is.
    Maar werkelijk, eigenlijk is het alleen omdat ik last heb van slapeloosheid! - lol


    Voordelen ten opzichte van de originele AMC 1.5:

    - Alle ongebruikte pinnen verwijderd (vrijwel de helft minder soldeerwerk)
    - Extra grote sporen en soldeer eilanden om het etsen en solderen te vereenvoudigen
    - Serieel circuit vervangen door USB verbinding
    - Separate Plug in en programmeer programmeer module
    - Er hoeven geen kabels gemaakt te worden, er worden enkel schroefaansluitingen gebruikt (heb echt een hekel aan kabels maken! -lol)
    - De kleine parallelle LCD print is geïntegreerd; het LCD scherm is nu Plug and Play
    - 100% compatibel met de originele AMC HEX bestanden!
    - Printplaat is slechts 89x89mm
    - Stap voor stap uitleg met afbeeldingen!


    Nadelen:

    - Geen RC Servo Header aansluitingen (we bouwen hier geen speelgoed! lol)
    - Toegespitst op 2DOF - Niet zo toekomstbestendig als de originele AMC)
    (op het moment van schrijven bestaan er sowieso enkel 2DOF HEX bestanden voor welke AMC ook)


    Weetjes...

    - Je kan meerdere AMC's gelijktijdig gebruiken, bijvoorbeeld:
    - Bouw 1 AMC en je kan een 2DOF simulator aansturen
    - Bouw 2 AMC's en je kan een 3- of 4DOF simulator aansturen
    - Bouw 3 AMC's en je kan een 5- of 6DOF simulator aansturen



    AMC 1.5~EZ
    AMC 1.5~EZ.jpg
    Verbinden met een computer
    Connect.jpg
    Instellingen dipswitches
    Switches.jpg
    Potmeters aansluiten
    AMC 1.5~EZ_POT CONNECTIONS.jpg
    Potmeters kalibreren
    multipot.jpg
    COM poort instellingen
    Comm Port Settings.jpg
    Profiler2 instellingen (USO)
    USO_amc.jpg

    -PCB Layout AMC 1.5~EZ_Layout.pdf

    -Onderdelenlijst (Digikey) AMC 1.5~EZ - BOM.csv

    -HEX bestanden PWM_AMC_1.5_2DOF_v1 firmware 22-18 ONLY.zip

    -AMC 1.5~EZ Bouw Handleiding (Geüpdate naar v1.1) AMC 1.5~EZ Build Guide_v1.1.pdf

    -AMC 1.5~EZ Programmeer Handleiding AMC 1.5~EZ Programming Guide_v1.0.pdf

    -HyperTerminal Gebruiken How to Use HyperTerminal.pdf
    ( Nieuwe Release! - Gebruik mijn KP Settings Tool en sla HyperTerminal in zijn geheel over - link hieronder toegevoegd)
    (http://www.x-simulator.de/forum/kp-settings-tool-say-goodbye-to-hyperterminal-by-yobuddy-t3699.html)


    AMC Programmeer Module~EZ
    programmer.JPG
    Header voorbereiding
    PPTC061LGBN-RC.jpg
    Bouwschema
    Prog.jpg

    -PCB Layout AMC Programmer~EZ_Layout.pdf

    -Onderdelenlijst (Digikey) AMC Programmer~EZ - BOM.csv



    PWM naar Analoog~EZ
    Bouwschema
    PWM to Analog~EZ.jpg
    Geproduceerde output
    dIAGzRAM.jpg
    Profiler2 instellingen (USO)
    profiler2_output_USO_16bit_AMC.gif

    -PCB Layout PWM to Analog~EZ_Layout.pdf

    -Onderdelenlijst (Digikey) PWM to Analog~EZ - BOM.csv

    -HEX bestandenPWM_AMC_1.5_2DOF_V1_1A_10BIT_INPUT_ANALOG_HEXs-ONLY.zip


    Volgens mij is hiermee alle relevante informatie gepost.
    Ik zal er alles aan doen om van deze post de meest volledige thread van deze website te maken.

    Indien je fouten tegen komt, laat het me dan direct weten.
    Ik wil een 100% perfecte thread :cheers:

    yobuddy
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    driect is direct (lol)