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by Raydel
Tue Sep 17, 2002 4:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hacking old 51/4" floppy drive servo (spindle) moto
Replies: 3
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Re: Hacking old 51/4" floppy drive servo (spindle) moto

Hi Dean:<p>Thanks for the tip. I'll take a look and see what I've got to work with.<p>Cheers,
Raydel
by Raydel
Tue Sep 17, 2002 1:52 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hacking old 51/4" floppy drive servo (spindle) moto
Replies: 3
Views: 1025

Hacking old 51/4" floppy drive servo (spindle) moto

Does anyone know how to modify old floppy "disk" drive motors to make the speed variable? These motors usually run at 300 RPM, I would like to be able to infinitely vary the speed between say 150 and 300 RPM. Can this be done without building complex circuitry? If you have done this, what make of dr...
by Raydel
Tue Sep 17, 2002 1:48 pm
Forum: Robotics
Topic: Hacking old 5 1/4" Floppy drive servo (spindle) mot
Replies: 1
Views: 1759

Hacking old 5 1/4" Floppy drive servo (spindle) mot

Does anyone know how to modify old floppy "disk" drive motors to make the speed variable? These motors usually run at 300 RPM, I would like to be able to infinitely vary the speed between say 150 and 300 RPM. Can this be done without building complex circuitry? If you have done this, what make of dr...