Actuators and Motor

Description and Function

Elcano uses linear servos (actuators) to control steering and brake hardware. An electric bicycle hub motor drives the rear wheel.

Parts and Materials

  1. 2in linear servo (braking)
  2. 4in linear servo (steering)
  3. servo mounts
  4. linkage hardware to connect servos to brakes and steering
  5. electric bike conversion kit
  6. power subsystems (batteries, connectors, wiring) for servos and motor

Detailed bill of materials: https://github.com/elcano/elcano/blob/master/Documentation/Elcano_BOM.xls

Assembly and Configuration

Links and Resources

Other linear servos: https://www.servocity.com/servos/heavy-duty-linear-servos

-- JosephBreithaupt - 2017-05-05

Topic revision: r2 - 2017-05-05 - JosephBreithaupt
 
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