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From: Gary Tait
Subject: Re: Radio control remote DC motor, Suggestions please...
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Date: Fri, 08 Nov 2002 11:03:17 -0500
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On Fri, 08 Nov 2002 03:50:31 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (John Crighton)
>On Fri, 8 Nov 2002 09:08:06 +1100, "Phil Allison"
>> wrote in message
>>> I have a small 12v dc motor (6A-stall) about 100 ft distant and I want
>>> to be able to turn it on either Forward or Reverse.
>>> Does anyone know of Tx/Rx schematics or better yet a kit of parts to
>>> do this? I do not need speed control just Forward-off-Reverse.
>>> Thanks in advance.
>> ** Use a standard RC system and have the servo operate a three position
>>DPDT centre off switch.
>> .................. Phil
>Hello Garry and Phil,
>I was thinking about a model radio control set to do the moving
>of a slide switch with a servo also.
>Those wireless doorbells may work up to 100 feet if they had
>a little bit of help from an additional antenna.
>I can't remember if the bell part of the system plays a tune
>or buzzes according to how long you press the door button.
>Anyway the wireless link is reasonably cheap and a relay
>could be fitted to switch some sort of clockwork or rubber
>band escapement just like the old RC models.
>Left neutral right neutral left neutral right ....and so on.
>Press and hold for left
>Press release press and hold for right
>Press and hold for forward
>Release for stop
>Press release press and hold for reverse.
>That is super cheap radio control.
> You momentarily get forward before you get reverse.
>The servo is better.
>Gary, just out of interest what are you doing with the motor?
Better yet, get a remote system from an old car alarm, or Garage door
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