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Analog Throttle Control - Mechanical Engine

Ryan Bland 747 5 months ago in IQANdesign updated by Thomas Moberg (System support) 5 months ago 1

Firstly Can the Polarity of Two Outputs be Reversed in order to Change direction of a Motor ? If not i can used a single digital output via two relays to reverse the polarity !

I would like to fit a Potentiometer controlled throttle to my machine , I would have a 5V input for the Throttle Request and the Linear actuator im going to use has a feedback potentiometer installed to give me actual Throttle Position , Can some help with the code to do this , When the Throttle is increased in the cab the Mc42 Needs to output 12V till it reaches the actual on the linear Actuator - The linear actuator needs to always equal what is requested in the Cab -The Actuator requires reverse polarity to Retract

Can someone please help with the PID loop / code to make this happen ?

Help would really be appreciated as im new to this - Many Thanks  

Sounds as what you want is an H-bridge configuration but there is no good way of setting up a H-bridge with the MC42 outputs.You could do it with a pair of XA2 COUT:s combined to one 2A H-bridge but the XA2 is very soon not avalible for order any more. Last time buy is at the end of this month.