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

half.italian at gmail.com half.italian at gmail.com
Mon Jul 9 03:09:56 CEST 2007


On Jul 8, 5:06 pm, socialanxi... at gmail.com 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)?

This might be interesting to you.

http://www.makingthings.com/

~Sean




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