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Offline neusindam

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fpp and servo motor
« on: September 11, 2017, 10:57:22 AM »



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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #1 on: September 11, 2017, 11:45:32 AM »
Xlights has servo routines.
You would need a DMX servo board to actually drive them. FPP could send the sequence with DMX data.

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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #2 on: January 21, 2018, 12:46:34 PM »
hello ... sorry for the delay but I had not seen your answer .... What type of card can I take for that ... knowing that I need 16 servo ... thank you thank you

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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #3 on: January 22, 2018, 03:46:11 PM »
Typically you can use pretty much any DC controllers to run servos. There are a lot of places you can get them, I personally have experience with LOR DC controllers and they seem pretty solid running with DMX.

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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #4 on: January 22, 2018, 07:52:53 PM »
The DIYLightanimation (DLA) site used to run Coops on the Bobcat DMX Servo board.
It has eight servo channels.

I might have one that I never used. Next time I'm in my shop, I'll poke around.

http://diylightanimation.com/wiki/index.php?title=File:ServoController.jpg

http://diylightanimation.com/wiki/index.php?title=Equipment#DMX_Devices
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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #5 on: January 22, 2018, 09:32:50 PM »
The DIYLightanimation (DLA) site used to run Coops on the Bobcat DMX Servo board.
It has eight servo channels.

I might have one that I never used. Next time I'm in my shop, I'll poke around.

http://diylightanimation.com/wiki/index.php?title=File:ServoController.jpg

http://diylightanimation.com/wiki/index.php?title=Equipment#DMX_Devices
I did find one. Appears to be unscathed by sitting in a box.

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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #7 on: January 23, 2018, 10:46:27 PM »
Hello.

Thank you very much for these infos I will look at it ;-).

And for xlights the programming stays in servo or we use DMX?

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Re: fpp and servo motor
« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2018, 03:12:26 PM »
https://www.dmxplus.com/home/servo-pak/


https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.ebay.com%2Fulk%2Fitm%2F322972607522

Both of these, plus the one from DLA I referenced, are DMX controlled. The 0 to 255 output values of DMX are converted to correct pulse width for Servo Control.

 

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