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fully printable optical potentiometer/encoder
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Have you ever needed to add a rotational sensor to a robot? They are really expensive and so I tried to make a fully printable optical potentiometer.
Take a look at my Blog to get more informations
The open-Frameworks-Code that generates the Gradient/Encoder-pattern:
The generation of the non radial pattern works but the radial ones donÂ´t.
The thing thatÂ´s still missing is a little paper ring with a gradient on it and which is glued to the rotor.
MK1: (First version)
for the photoelectric fork sensor I use this: http://www.pollin.de/shop/downloads/D120592D.PDF
MK2: (Actual early preview)
Sensor: http://www.pollin.de/shop/downloads/D120525D.PDF (Version A)
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