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by aklaum
Thu Jul 07, 2005 5:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo Control with Microcontroller
Replies: 7
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Re: Servo Control with Microcontroller

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by ecerfoglio: If the grounds are not tied together the servo does not "see" the pulse, so it moves to the end of its travel.<p>The servo must be connected to the battery (6V suply) (+ to the red wire...
by aklaum
Thu Jul 07, 2005 2:50 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo Control with Microcontroller
Replies: 7
Views: 1218

Re: Servo Control with Microcontroller

<blockquote><font size="1" face="Verdana, Helvetica, sans-serif">quote:</font><hr>Originally posted by ecerfoglio: Are the grounds of the tho power supplies (5 V for the microcontroler, 6 V for the servo) tied together?? <hr></blockquote><p> um...gulp...no the grounds are not tied together. Please t...
by aklaum
Thu Jul 07, 2005 9:37 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Servo Control with Microcontroller
Replies: 7
Views: 1218

Servo Control with Microcontroller

Hello All,<p>I am new to a lot of things, electronics, embedded systems programming etc. Essentially I am just trying to get an Atmel AT89C2051 microcontroller to control one servo. <p>From what I have read a pulse of 1.5ms in a range of 50-60Hz should center pretty much any servo and particularly t...