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Adrian wrote:G'day Bob
By the way ... now you have built the crane (good job by the way) .... do you plan to motorize it
It would look good if it could swing back and forth .... even if the hook didn't move.
ian_g_griffiths wrote:Please don't ask how I know.
Bob Roegge wrote:Does anyone have a simple throttle plan that would allow control of speed and direction? My desire is to build and install as a part of layout on back side so that I can control it while it is being displayed.
Adrian wrote:If you wanted something a bit more 'professional' I notice that Maplins do a ready built controller module.
I have heard that PWM controllers heat motors more than smooth DC controllers.but as it's a pulse-width-modulation device, heating of the motor does come into the equation
Adrian wrote:Any motor used in the model railway world nowadays should be able to handle both PWM and straight DC controllers without any problems.
Simon Andrews wrote:Love your work Bob. Any chance of a new overall view of the layout now that the scenic work is well underway?
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