[Chugalug] [OT] Best way to rotate a motor precisely

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Sat Mar 2 23:58:11 UTC 2013


I'll have to look into that.  You think that'll be the
cheapest/easiest/best way?

Also, are you going to be in Chattanooga any time soon?  If not, I need to
come down there and get those screens from you.

On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 6:54 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com>wrote:

> Stepper motor and some sort of optical sensor.
>
> On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 6:52 PM, James Nylen <jnylen at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> For a future electronics project, I want to make a seasonal clock like
>> this one : http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/scottthrift/the-present .
>> What is the best way for a hobbyist like me to make a motor rotate
>> precisely to a given angle?  I assume I need some kind of rotation sensor?
>>  I'd like to get within 1-2 degrees accuracy if possible.
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