Hitec servo

Started by xionglim1984 in BasicX15 years ago 1 reply

Anybody know how to control the positioning for the hitec servo motor model HS-225BB?

Anybody know how to control the positioning for the hitec servo motor model HS-225BB?


receiver and a basicX on the same servo???

Started by naimead in BasicX13 years ago 50 replies

Hi guys, What i am trying to do is to connect on the same servo a basicX and a receiver.The main problem though is that when i have the...

Hi guys, What i am trying to do is to connect on the same servo a basicX and a receiver.The main problem though is that when i have the ground of the battery of the receiver connected to the ground of the basicX then the basicX can control the servo but i can't use at all the receiver.The opposite goes when i do not have the ground of the battery


Servo Motors

Started by andy...@... in BasicX12 years ago 1 reply

Hi, Can anybody give me a program on controlling a motor modified servo motor using the BasicX? Thanks

Hi, Can anybody give me a program on controlling a motor modified servo motor using the BasicX? Thanks


Micro or Pico Servo

Started by mdmatte in BasicX11 years ago 1 reply

Hi, I'd like to add micro servos to my proyect, you know... my robot is too fat. Do you know where can I get a cheap pico or micro...

Hi, I'd like to add micro servos to my proyect, you know... my robot is too fat. Do you know where can I get a cheap pico or micro servo? Thanks! Mat?as Matte Chile


Multitasking BX-24 w/ servo motors

Started by unix1020 in BasicX12 years ago 1 reply

Hello I am new to the bx-24 and programming so I hope you don't think I'm a chump with dumb questions. I am building a walking Robot and I...

Hello I am new to the bx-24 and programming so I hope you don't think I'm a chump with dumb questions. I am building a walking Robot and I want to use the BX-24 as the brain. I am going to have 17 servo motors,sharp IR range detector and a 5g accelerometer. So far it is coming together very well, I have the distance senor and accelerometer working well with the BX-24. My problem is


Ferrettronics ft639 servo controller

Started by imgnomish1 in BasicX13 years ago

Hey guys, Just saying hi. I'm just a hobbyist. I have a BS2sx and I've done some stuff with the old ferrettronics ft639 servo...

Hey guys, Just saying hi. I'm just a hobbyist. I have a BS2sx and I've done some stuff with the old ferrettronics ft639 servo controller. If anybody has the ftjdk, please let me know. Thanks, Sean


Keep those wires short

Started by Don Lewis in BasicX14 years ago

I had been having problems getting a Pic-Servo and the BX-24 to communicate serial TTL. Do to realestate problems the BX was on...

I had been having problems getting a Pic-Servo and the BX-24 to communicate serial TTL. Do to realestate problems the BX was on one breadboard and the Pic-Servo on another. Both were powered by a common supply with redundant power and ground lines. 0.1 noise suppression caps were use


question from beginner on servos

Started by yirga10 in BasicX13 years ago

Hello, I am a beginner and purchased the basicx kit and servo motors. Does anyone have sample code for making the servo...

Hello, I am a beginner and purchased the basicx kit and servo motors. Does anyone have sample code for making the servo rotate based on an output from the microcontroller? Do I have to define any variables first in the code? And finally, do I have to isolate the outp


Servo 8T Baud Rate Changes

Started by rickpres22 in BasicX13 years ago 1 reply

Does anyone have any experience changing the baud rate on the Servo 8T board? I believe I am following the instructions...

Does anyone have any experience changing the baud rate on the Servo 8T board? I believe I am following the instructions correctly but all I can accomplish is locking up the board. I am able to control a servos position sending commands from my bx- 24. I then jumper th


How should I supply clean voltage to avoid resetting BasicX

Started by Michael Fair in BasicX13 years ago 9 replies

I too am trying to run a high power (500mA peak draw) servo with a Bx-24 and would like to have only one battery pack. I have a...

I too am trying to run a high power (500mA peak draw) servo with a Bx-24 and would like to have only one battery pack. I have a chain of 16 BX-24 modules, each with a servo, so having two battery packs on each would be bad. An alternative to a logic battery is an aerogel p


servo help requested

Started by yirga10 in BasicX13 years ago 2 replies

Can anyone help me with some sample code? I am trying to run my gws servo motors continuously forward and in reverse. ...

Can anyone help me with some sample code? I am trying to run my gws servo motors continuously forward and in reverse. I cut the restricting dog off so that the servos will rotate, but I cant find any sample code for continuous run. Thanks for your help!


Re: Digest Number 1915

Started by David Buckley in BasicX13 years ago 1 reply

Hi | Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 20:54:04 -0000 | From: "djmaratt" <> | Subject: SERVO 8 Board to Servo Motor - | Interconnection...

Hi | Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2005 20:54:04 -0000 | From: "djmaratt" <> | Subject: SERVO 8 Board to Servo Motor - | Interconnection Cable length | What is the maximum wire length that anyone has used | Dominic Maratt I regularly use 6


I'm about to give up.

Started by Don Lewis in BasicX14 years ago 6 replies

For all my efforts I can not get the Basicx-24 to successfully communicate 18 bytes to the Pic-Servo chipset. The Pic-Servo...

For all my efforts I can not get the Basicx-24 to successfully communicate 18 bytes to the Pic-Servo chipset. The Pic-Servo confirms it gets the data via a chksum confirmation but the data seems out of order or shifted by a nibble. Just suspicions. I am sending good data in the corre


Very Odd Servo Problem.....

Started by ryan_autet in BasicX11 years ago 6 replies

hi Im a noob at this but im having this messed up problem, For the life of me my microcontroller wont control Parralex Conintues Rotation...

hi Im a noob at this but im having this messed up problem, For the life of me my microcontroller wont control Parralex Conintues Rotation Servos. If i keep the power off the serveros my code runs fine but soon at i power up the servos and Pulsing out to them the Prossor restarts Every time. At first i though my multi tasking timming as off but some thing is wrote with the servo c...


servo and bx

Started by limorgarcia in BasicX14 years ago 1 reply

Hey all, I'm trying to run two servo motors with two pots. I am not sure of how to code it so each set would run seperately. this...

Hey all, I'm trying to run two servo motors with two pots. I am not sure of how to code it so each set would run seperately. this is my code and it doesn't work. what am i doing wrong? thnx dim minPulse as single ' the minimum pulseWidth dim maxPulse as single '


Basicx-24 to Servo203

Started by yanhuang81 in BasicX13 years ago

By any chance, anyone might has an example code to connect BX-24 to Servo-203. Cause I am trying to write a code to control a...

By any chance, anyone might has an example code to connect BX-24 to Servo-203. Cause I am trying to write a code to control a servo 203 speed control board. I know that I need to send code like "BD1SV1M100", but I have problem with how to set it up. So, if anyone


Separate a Integer into two Bytes (HIGHBYTE,LOWBYTE)

Started by itisnt in BasicX14 years ago 4 replies

Hi I would like to use a Parallax Servo Controller under BasicX but i don't know how to translate the following piece of Code...

Hi I would like to use a Parallax Servo Controller under BasicX but i don't know how to translate the following piece of Code into BasicX. Question: How can i separate a Integer (16bit) into two Bytes so that i can send these two Bytes via a Com3 to the Servo


Controlling bx24 via pc and the servo controller?

Started by vollord in BasicX14 years ago

I am new to microcontrollers. My current project will require me to execute programs on the bx24 via a PC. I also need to control...

I am new to microcontrollers. My current project will require me to execute programs on the bx24 via a PC. I also need to control about 6 servos. The netmedia servo controller requires a serial connection, and programming the bx24 requires a serial connection. So basically...is i


Servo Motors

Started by andy...@aol.com in BasicX12 years ago 2 replies

Hi everybody, I have 2 of the servo motors that I got off the BasicX website and put them on my robot. I programmed both of them to go ...

Hi everybody, I have 2 of the servo motors that I got off the BasicX website and put them on my robot. I programmed both of them to go forward and there spinning. Also one motor is going slower than the other. This is the program: const leftservo As Byte = 11 const rightservo As Byte = 12 Sub Main() Do Call PulseOut(leftservo, 0.0020, 1) Call PulseOut(r...


Encoder (quadrature) IC w/SPIi intreface

Started by Stephane Richard in BasicX11 years ago 1 reply

Hi Does any body knows about a small encoder (quadrature) to spi interface ? to connect directly between the encoder and the BasicX ? I'm...

Hi Does any body knows about a small encoder (quadrature) to spi interface ? to connect directly between the encoder and the BasicX ? I'm trying to make a small servo system using the BasicX as my "servo" but I would like to find a IC to use as the encoder monitor to "unload" the BasicX get an outside IC to track the position in real-time. Independent from the BasicX. Any Ideas ? ...