Is there a way to program a robot with python (ex, an electric motor, control it's speed, etc)

socialanxiety at socialanxiety at
Mon Jul 9 02:19:17 CEST 2007

On Jul 8, 5:14 pm, John Nagle <n... at> wrote:
> socialanxi... at wrote:
> > i hope someone here can help me.
> > basically, me and my friend have a summer project.
> > in this project, we need something that would basically function as a
> > blender. we know we'll need to buy a motor that spins, but what we're
> > having trouble with is figuring out how to program it. we want to be
> > able to control the speed of the motor. how would we accomplish this?
> > i'm new to all of this, so i'm having a hard time wrapping my mind
> > around how it'd be possible to program one of those things :\
> > ex: what if i want the motor to turn for 10 seconds. stop for 5. then
> > turn the other direction.
> > would you program it the same way you would on a personal computer
> > (via c, python, etc)?
>     Try "comp.robotics.misc" for the basics of robot motor control.
>                                         John Nagle

thank you.

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