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Extension Cables for NXT servo motors 
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Post Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
We need to extend the cables for interfacing to the NXT servos.
What connectors are available and acceptable?
Also, where can they be obtained?


Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:48 pm
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Post Re: Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
You can buy cables from Mindsensors and HiTechnic:
http://www.mindsensors.com/index.php?mo ... tion=29:29
http://www.hitechnic.com/cgi-bin/commer ... ey=NWS1000

Not sure if you can go much beyond 100cm due to the encoder signals becoming more degraded, YMMV.

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Sat Jan 21, 2012 2:55 pm
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Post Re: Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
Thank you


Mon Jan 23, 2012 10:10 am
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Post Re: Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
I did an experiment with extending cables using CAT5 a while back, here's what I found: http://www.g7smy.co.uk/?lego/extentions

Karl


Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:33 pm
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Post Re: Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
Thank you Karl:
Is this an acceptable procedure for a FTC competition?


Thu Jan 26, 2012 5:53 pm
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Post Re: Extension Cables for NXT servo motors
I don't know. Examine the FTC rules, if they don't say anything about it then I'd be mischievous and say yes, then argue pedantically if someone makes a fuss.

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