View Full Version : Need servo controller

07-10-2010, 09:39 AM
I am going to get lots of servo from RiShop
But i need a good controller with proper software interface, as i need to make a arm of quadpod from it.
i have found following so far

Robokits servo controller (good software)
Pololu Micro miestro controller ( great software, can even control speed and acceleration of individual moters at single frame)

where can i get pololu controller in india

is there any one selling lynxmotion controller ?
the ssc 32 board is open source, why not any one building it ?

I love those robot arms on letsmakerobots.com
The new wooden one and with micro servo

I am planning to use arduino for potentiometer method shown in new wooden arm at LMR

07-10-2010, 01:45 PM
How many servos are we looking at?

07-10-2010, 08:20 PM
6to 8 servos

07-11-2010, 10:12 AM
If you are good in programming, you can use the same micro(The main micro in your board, if it has 8 spare lines) for servo control, ie you dont need an additional servo controller.

However, if the main servo is intensive in calculations, its better you get a dedicated one.You have many options in online stores, place one according to your budget and space constrain of your robot.

07-11-2010, 11:24 AM
but i will be happy if you guys give opinion on my option . Are there other alternative on cheaper side