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In article <email@example.com>,
firstname.lastname@example.org (Kyler Laird) wrote:
> Ive been yanking junk out of my Aztec and among the
> boat anchors are the autopilot servos from the old
> Altimatic II. The interface to those were a bunch
> of analog lines and push-pull cables(!).
> Im curious what interface modern servos use. Are
> they plain ol RS-232? (Thatd be great.) Do they
> use stepper inputs? Something else?
Most of the older autopilots Ive seen use brush-type DC gear motors, or
DC torque motors. Are any of the modern autopilots using brushless DC
I havent ever seen a autopilot based on a stepper motor. Has anyone?
MikeM, Skylane 1MM
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