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 Post subject: Single servo and light plasma Cannon
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:40 pm 

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Mocked up due to lack of time, money, and materials.

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 Post subject: Re: Single servo and light plasma Cannon
PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:44 pm 

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I ran out of steam last night to get the light added.

This is more of a space/motion mockup test fitting for Marble City Comic Con next weekend. By the end of the weekend I should know for sure whether or not this unit is stout enough for the next addition: a second servo for tilt functionality.

I am using a push button servo control board from sparkfun on this. Great in that it does not have to be programmed to work. You just set the potentiometers(POTS) add a push button switch and you are good to go.

I am adding this separately as this is a good showcase on what you can do if you have no knack for coding.

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 Post subject: Re: Single servo and light plasma Cannon
PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:46 pm 

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OK basic build is done. And I would stress on the basic part. I will have to pull a late night just to get things done...

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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:55 pm 

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OK the temporary setup worked OK. The hitech hg645 servos withstood abuse, the occasional knock. Wood was a great medium for housing the servos and brackets.

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PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 4:54 pm 

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https://www.facebook.com/knoxvillesjoke ... 101469322/

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