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Encoder Sensors And Robots

Posted July 4, 2011 by Chris

Encoders are a form of sensor feedback that tell you how far something has moved. As seen in my tutorial: The Digital Tachometer encoders can be based on line-of-sight, reflect off black and white encoder wheels or they can even detect magnetic field changes as a form of movement tracking. This article goes through these types of encoders and explains how you can use them in your robotics projects.

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