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Old 07-23-2018, 11:51 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Very cool, but about half of it still outside my experience and therefore not fully understood (yet).
The servo refrences the reastat/ potentiometer ( dial adjusted resister) to know what angle the arm is. With out a signal from the raido the servo goes to defalt center x ohms if the reastat is putting out more or less than x ohms it knows to move left or right. We can tell the logic bord that the arm moved by changing the resistance it sees on the yellow wire. When it sees this change it will send the appropriate polarity to the motor to correct the position.
We have hijacked the power to an external motor. This motor moves the control rod conected to the luver. There is a 2nd refrence rod that is connected to the arm. When the refrence rod moves the arm to the correct spot the change of resistance (from the thermister) is compensated for on the reastat. Now the lodgic bord thinks the servo is centered.
Duse this help?
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