Micro Maestro 6-Channel USB Servo Controller

$28.95

Micro Maestro 6-Channel USB Servo Controller

$28.95


Description

The Micro Maestro is an easy to use, highly versatile, servo controller. It supports three control methods: USB for direct connection to a computer , TTL serial for use with embedded systems, and internal scripting for self-contained, host controller-free applications.

A free configuration and control program is available for Windows and Linux, making it simple to configure and test the device over USB, create sequences of servo movements for animatronics or walking robots, and write, step through, and run scripts stored in the servo controller. The Micro Maestro’s 1 KB of internal script memory allows storage of servo positions that can be automatically played back without any computer or external microcontroller connected.

The channels can be configured as servo outputs for use with radio control (RC) servos or electronic speed controls (ESCs), as digital outputs, or as analog inputs. The extremely precise, high-resolution servo pulses have a jitter of less than 200 ns, making these servo controllers well suited for high-performance applications such as robotics and animatronics, and built-in speed and acceleration control for each channel make it easy to achieve smooth, seamless movements without requiring the control source to constantly compute and stream intermediate position updates to the Micro Maestro. Units can be daisy-chained with additional Pololu servo and motor controllers on a single serial line.

Because the Micro Maestro’s channels can also be used as general-purpose digital outputs and analog inputs, they provide an easy way to read sensors and control peripherals directly from a PC over USB, and these channels can be used with the scripting system to enable creation of self-contained animatronic displays that respond to external stimuli and trigger additional events beyond just moving servos.


Features

  • Smooth, jitter free servo control
  • Easy to use Windows / Linux software
  • Dimensions: 21.6 x 30.5mm (0.85 x 1.20″)
  • Channels: 6
  • Maximum Voltage: 16V
  • Minimum Voltage: 5V
  • Connect via USB, TTL Serial, or run stand alone
  • Use as Servo / ESC / Digital outputs or Analog Inputs
  • Weight: 4.8g
  • Current: 30mA


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