I got a Faller crane without motors build in. This was not acceptable so I build in some.
Please have a look at the pictures:
…and a video:
The source code is available at:
I used “Chinese” gear motors and cheap potentiometers with an angle of 360° because I have not found any servo motor that’s rotational speed is useable for my needs -> it seems that the industry has no interest on it…
The hot glue is optional you could also use thin metal plates for fixing the motor onto the ground plate and the potentiometer onto the motor….
-Movement training program, 3 lists with each 16 entries
-Every horizontal movement includes a regulated vertical movement