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Simple Motor Optical Encoder

Posted November 11, 2009 by Chris

In our latest PyroElectro tutorial, we show you how to make a basic optical encoder for any mechanical system. Our example setup uses a simple printer pully and motor system. The write-up includes all source code, schematics and parts lists you’d need to build it.

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