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Old 10-17-2014, 10:10 AM   #1224 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by MPaulHolmes View Post
no its not ready yet. I discovered the problem though. I'm using 6 surface mount drivers, and just noticed that I only soldered one side of one of them. haha. It was making intermittent contact.

clearly the motor must be broken, because it could never be something I did! haha

So, I have an ingenious plan to fix it. I'll solder it.
Ah! Great to know!
Paul, what approach are you using for short circuit detection?

I am a bit undecided if I should use VCE sat or hall sensors with a comparator. The first should have the advantage of not introducing any extra inductance on the DC-Link, but its bit of a pain to implement.
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