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by cjsamples
Sat Oct 02, 2010 1:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone help with a DIY project?
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Re: Can someone help with a DIY project?

I stopped by the local hobby shop and talked to them. The guy I spoke too was very helpful and watched both videos and suggested a stepper and controller might be the best way. Any newbie primers for stepper control circuits. I just need a simple control from a pot to be mimicked to a stepper motor....
by cjsamples
Tue Sep 14, 2010 10:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone help with a DIY project?
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Re: Can someone help with a DIY project?

Will the friction drive DC motor allow very slow movement? I don't know much about the types of motors. Since it will be limited to basically one revolution I wasn't sure a motor was what I was looking for. That's why I started heading down the servo path since travel is limited to degrees or at the...
by cjsamples
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone help with a DIY project?
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Re: Can someone help with a DIY project?

The price on this thing looks to be $2000+ (2490Euro) so it is not in my price range. I am a photographer and I have been an aircraft mechanic for 20+ years. The project doesn't seem that complicated but I do need some expertise that is not in my field. I want to move in to some video as that is a m...
by cjsamples
Mon Sep 13, 2010 11:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can someone help with a DIY project?
Replies: 10
Views: 2518

Can someone help with a DIY project?

Hi, First post and thanks for having a great forum. I have some electrical background and some hobby background but I guess not enough in either to figure this out. I will first reference a video of what I want to make and then explain where I am at with it. The video can be found here: http://vimeo...