CONTROLLERS & PROCESSORS
Kanalog from Dynomotion adds
analog and digital I/O
to their KFLOP motion
provides six types of
various I/O which is
enough to completely
drive many types of
Standard ±10V analog outputs may be used to drive
analog motor drives. The analog outputs are true 12-bit
DACS — not filtered PWMs that have slow response and
ripple. All (eight) analog inputs and (eight) analog outputs
are updated every servo sample time of 90 µs ( 11 kHz).
Relay drivers, opto inputs, opto outputs, differential
encoder inputs, and LVTTL inputs and outputs are all
included along with 112 screw terminals.
The photo shows Kanalog with a KFlop mounted with
it and two cables that connect the two boards.
Set options on the KMotion Executive Program for
both Kanalog and the required KFlop.
All of the Analog ADC readings and DAC settings can
be observed by selecting the Kanalog tab of the analog
All of the digital I/O can be observed by selecting the
Kanalog tab of the digital I/O screen.
Inputs are all on the left side of the screen and
outputs are on the right. Outputs may be toggled by
clicking on the state.
For further information, please contact:
18 SERVO 05.2010
Position Controller Kit
Anew position controller from Parallax uses a quadrature encoder system to reliably track the
position and speed of a wheel at all times. With the plastic
encoder disk included in the kit, the position controller has
a resolution of 36 positions per
rotation; this equates to
approximately 0.5 inches of linear
travel per position using
six-inch tires (not
included). The position
controller calculates and
reports position and average
speed data on command. This
leaves the main processor
free to handle more
important tasks like reading GPS
coordinates, processing sensor
information, and maneuvering
• Single I/O line can control up to four position
• 36 encoder positions per revolution.
• Compatible with any microcontroller.
• + 5 volt supply for position controllers.
• Position Controller
• Plastic Encoder Disk
• 14” Servo Extension Cable
• 4/40 Phillips flat head screw 3/16” (x2)
Retail price is $29.99. For further information, please
Dual Shock Servomotor
Images’s new DS2 servomotor controller controls six hobby servomotors. The servomotors are controlled