An electrical actuator converting electrical energy into rotational motion.

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I need help designing a speed control dc motor circuit

We were asked to design a motor speed control circuit using A 15V Source -> Potentiometer ->LPF-> Op-Amp -> ADC ->DAC ->Op-Amp-> Motor Driver -> 3V DC Motor (because of its low cost) I am going to ...
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Increase power output of squirrel cage induction motor

I have a squirrel cage induction motor rated at 15 kW, 415 V 50 Hz, 1460 rpm. I want to increase its power above 20 kW. I am going to rewind the same motor for 3000 rpm, at 250 Hz supply frequency, ...
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How to make a touch screen device with android OS?

I am planning to make a device which has a touch screen LCD. I have searched for solutions and i think if this device has android OS could be use for many applications. This device will be used for ...
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Choosing relay to operate water pump

Based on my research so far, I've concluded that a relatively low-cost, yet reasonably reliable way to control operation (on/off) a motorized water pump, is a well spec'd EM-relay with flyback diode. ...
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How to make a circuit to run DFRobot with a Netduino

So I ordered a DF Robot kit and got some help to put it together. I want to control the wheels with my netduino. What I want to do is simple. Press the netduino's button, and start the 4 wheels in ...
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How to Control SM1 Inverter Drive Frequency with Arduino?

I am back at trying to control the frequency of an SM1 AC inverter drive due to the fact that I never got it going the first time. However, this time I would like to use an Arduino. The manual for the ...
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Sharing the Seeeduino LiPo with a motor controller

I'd like to use a Seeeduino to control a small DC motor to wind/unwind a thin cable which will be lifting a small door. Ideally, I'd like to use the same LiPo that's being used to power the ...
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L298N damaged? What to do?

I'm trying to control a DC motor with the L298N motor driver and it worked for a brief moment. I've used the setup mentioned in this video tutorial, but someone in the comments said that with this ...
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Four different pwm using PIC 18f45k80

In a 4 phase dc motor control application, I have to excite the coil using Mosfet with the pwm of 12.5 Hz with the train of pulses of 12 khz on each phase. So I am in a position to create 4 different ...
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How to wire external power supply on stepper motor

I followed this tutorial to setup my stepper motor. Now my stepper needs 12V and not 5V. So I was wondering how I can add an external power supply without destroying my pi. I found this: But it ...
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Torque measurement of induction motor

what device should be used to measure the torque of 3 phase induction motor? The motor is of 3000 rpm or greater
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wiring a blender motor

So I've salvaged a motor from a blender that was not in use- the only thing is I haven't got a clue how I would wire it. I want to make sure I have the correct setup, since it operates at 230V. So my ...
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Motor Protection

I am having a control panel to operate a green house fan and pad lab. in this lab i am having, 2 fans 1 temperature sensor(PT-100) 1 humidity sensor 1 motor for water flow(2 HP) 1 motor for fogger ...
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charge a mobile using a dynamo

I am making a project to charge a cell phone battery using a dynamo,but i don't know how to start about.also let me know about the power ratings of the dynamo to be used for charging a 3.7V,1000mA ...
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Controlling a treadmill motor

I'm recycling some spare parts of an old treadmill for a new project. I have the motor with its driver board, the elevator piston and the controller board. All works out of the box, but I need to ...
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Gear motor with encoder: minimum drivable step

I am fancying this motor http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/2271/specs to motorize an X-Y stage. (Alternative High rpm motors with high reduction ratio and high encoder counts/rev are welcome ;) ...
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Matching mosfets - linear servo amplifier (AB)

I'm replacing a bunch of burnt mosfets in a linear amplifier for a brushless motor. 3 phases Each phase: 3 pairs of totem IRFP240 / IRFP9240 in parallell. (no R in series) My main concern is ...
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How to tell whether a motor is an AC or DC motor?

I watched a youtube video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hT3jJRGVdW4 The man says : by spinning the motor to see whether the output is AC or DC, then it can tell whether the motor is generating AC or ...
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Use a 2N7000 in place of 2N2222A

Here's a description of both circuits. A ring shaped magnet is mounted on a brass axle and a set of bearings. Coil A and Coil B are wound on the same core. The magnet is placed about 1/8 of an ...
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Old variable speed AC motor wiring

As a disclaimer, I have a little electronics knowledge, but I'm no expert. I've been given an old 1940's Hunter fan and I'm working on fixing it up. I took the base apart and wiring is pretty bad - ...
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Analogue Hall sensored brushless outrunner motor position control

I would like to produce a low cost high power:weight servo drive using a brushless outrunner motor, like those use in radio control planes: Some of these motors leak enough magnetic flux out the ...
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Making a controllable H-bridge

UPDATE I found out the issue. Specifically, the PNP transistor I got. I used a BC557 - for some reason its collector-emitter current is very very low. It does open when the base-emitter junction goes ...
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SEM Permanent Magnet DC Motor DPM 30R4 1500RPM 24VDC Output: 0-25kW & Brake

I am in the plannning stages of a project to build a pig rotiessiere. I have the above mentioned motor, but I am unsure of what type of power source is needed to run the motor and what can I do to ...
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L298N shield gives relatively low ouput voltage and current

I am using a L298N shield together with an Arduino to drive a 42mm 2 phases bipolar stepper motor. The driving voltage for the motor is 12V and the logic voltage for Arduino and the L298N shield is ...
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Why do my outputs look exactly the same for the Allegro 3901?

I am trying to capture results shown in Figure 8 of Allegro 3901 data sheet . My circuit looks like this: The channels above coresspond to the oscilloscope screen captures below: In the image ...
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How to drive dualsky ESC with arduino PWM? (Brushless motor)

I've recently received 4 Brushless motors, 4 brushless ESC's and 2 LiPo batteries. I managed to run the motors with my arduino and the servo library, but I'm not getting optimal results. I was ...
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External Accessories for VFD

I am trying to decide what external accessories I need for my VFD 7.5 HP for a 1500Watt Vibrator motor. The three options I have come up with are below. I'm using a standard 220VAC line supply from ...
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Control 12v motor with 5v PWM

I have 5v PWM (555 generated) and I want to control speed of a motor using it. The problem is my motor is 12v and by diving it with a 5v PWM I can't reach full speed of a 12v motor. my pwm generator ...
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Need Help in creating a driver for a 220v AC Servo Motor

I am a new to electronics and have been working on to design a Motor Drive for comonly available Serveo motors like: http://www.alibaba.com/product-gs/1580332915/servo_motor_used_in_CNC_machine.html ...
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Electric motorized soap box

up fron, sorry for my bad english, i am french.... Here is the project. I have built a soapbox car, which used gravity to "work". I now want to add a motor to be able to drive it with a remote ...
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Where can I find synchronous machine parameters to use in a PSCAD simulation?

I am trying to observe a loss of field on synchronous motors of different types and sizes. PSCAD seems to want a DQ equivalent circuit. I've Googled the problem and tried several manufacturers' ...
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Why do we use variable reluctance steppers?

AFAIK, variable reluctance steppers have non-magnetic soft iron teeth and they align themselves so as to have minimum gap I don't understand what does this line mean? How does it align itself with ...
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Which would be the best option for driving the 3/4 axis stepper motor for 3D printers?

I have researched a bit over google and reprep websites and come across different circuits/methods to drive the stepper motors. Being a student only , I have budget issues and I want it to be less ...
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Capacitor motor vs. three phase motor

I successfully converted a small (~15W) capacitor driven one phase synchronous motor to a three phase motor by removing the capacitor and connecting the two windings to a three phase motor frequency ...
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Frequency Inverter LS IS5

I have been working with a IS5 frequency inverter. I'm trying to use the Sensorless Torque control, for a Wind Turbine Emulator, via an external reference. The issue is, when I turn the inverter on ...
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How to correctly use a few 28BYJ-48 with ULN2003A and one Arduino Mega?

I bought 28BYJ-48 5 Volt stepper motor with ULN2003A Darlington Array driver. I run basic Arduino examples and some code from web. But how do I use a few motors with one Arduino? It has very small ...
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Choosing the correct brake resistor for DC motor

I have a DC motor running on 24VDC rated 150W (~6,25A), how do I calculate the correct brake resistance?
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Parts List to Replace Battery Packs?

I've purchased and installed some relatively cheap motorized blinds for my apartment. After having them for about a month, the batteries are dead on 2 out of 3 sets. Each blind has a pack of 7 AA ...
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How to control wheelchair motor?

I am trying to make motorized wheelchair and I have two 24V wheelchair motors, but I don't know the connection diagram of motor. There are four wires coming out from the motor,two for the power and I ...