Redaustin88
Redaustin88
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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

@will as I read through the link on the compass module it was giving code on to control a servo. Could there be code to control a pwm speed control. ...

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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

@zander was only going to use the output for the rudder control

10 months ago
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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

@zander my apologies like I’ve said I only call it a head hold gyro from past uses Thanks

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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

@will you are on point only that the main trolling motor is on front it pulls the boat and pulls it along in all directions. And the motor on the rear...

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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

@will you are on point only that the main trolling motor is on front it pulls the boat and pulls it along in all directions. And the motor on the rear...

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@zander shallow water anchors definitely expensive and I have considered them however most of the time they won’t work for me as I’m usually to deep f...

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@zander no it’s a very nice minn Kota with spot lock and I pilot link that communicates with my charts and follows the contours and plotted tracks. B...

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RE: Trouble with boat thruster build

Thanks again to all that are trying to help with this. I know my lack of knowledge in this field leaves a hurdle in the road. And a communication ba...

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The boat already has autopilot I’m preventing yaw from wind as I’m only traveling at a speed of about a 1/2 mph or when I’m stopped the boat acts like...

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@robotbuilder I know the pwm is to adjust the motor speed by pulses. The I don’t know part was referring to why I was controlling the pwm with a servo...

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@will the motor would be in a fixed position mounted on the transom in an orientation that would push the rear of the boat sideways. Yes the motor wou...

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@zander thanks for your assistance. I’m only trying to move or prevent the movement by an outside force of a 17 foot aluminum boat. And believe usin...

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@will I know the drawing doesn’t show what my brain is thinking. But it’s a start. As per your questions it’s not about precision I’m after. My...

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