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Post Maximum number of servos
Stumbled upon this:
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const int kNumbOfServos = 4 * 6 * 6;

(Line 1416, RobotCIntrinsics.c)

Just out of curiosity, what does that mean? 4 sensor ports * 6 servos per controller * ? :?

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
6 channels per controller * 4 controllers per port * 4 ports is the way I see it.

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
But there are two 6's... Can we chain 6 controllers? :D

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
NeXT-Generation wrote:
6 channels per controller * 4 controllers per port * 4 ports is the way I see it.


On a Hitechnic servo controller? :?

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
roboRed wrote:
NeXT-Generation wrote:
6 channels per controller * 4 controllers per port * 4 ports is the way I see it.


On a Hitechnic servo controller? :?


You can daisy-chain up to four Hi-Technic servo/DC motor controllers on one port.

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
Yes, but there are two 6's and only one 4... Not the other way around :?

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
NeXT-Generation wrote:
roboRed wrote:
NeXT-Generation wrote:
6 channels per controller * 4 controllers per port * 4 ports is the way I see it.


On a Hitechnic servo controller? :?


You can daisy-chain up to four Hi-Technic servo/DC motor controllers on one port.


Using a Mux?

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Post Re: Maximum number of servos
No, see amazing ASCII diagram below:
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/////////     ////////    ////////    ////////    ////////
//     //     //    //    //    //    //    //    //    //
// NXT //  ___// #1 //____// #2 //____// #3 //____// #4 //
//     //  |  //    //    //    //    //    //    //    //
/////////  |  ////////    ////////    ////////    ////////
    \_____/

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On what part of the controller is a daisy chain port?

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roboRed wrote:
On what part of the controller is a daisy chain port?


http://www.tetrixrobotics.com/Building_ ... .aspx?ap=2

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NeXT-Generation wrote:
roboRed wrote:
On what part of the controller is a daisy chain port?


http://www.tetrixrobotics.com/Building_ ... .aspx?ap=2


Thanks!

Ernest3.14, Nice ASCII! :D

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<--------100 :D :D :D :D

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