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The dark wheel consists of the mechanical wheel and the DarkWheelMotor (a motor and a limit switch board with Hall sensor). The magnet is glued on the wheel. The motor and the limit switch board are connect via a DB9 connector to the StepperMotorAdaptorBox. The StepperMotorAdaptorBox just routes the DarkWheel signals to the MoCon, without any conditioning.

List of devices of this kind

Name Serial Number Location
Dark Wheel #01 01 LgswUnitDx
Dark Wheel #02 02 LgswUnitSx


The motor is a RS Components code 5350366 (data sheet: rs5350366.pdf).

The pinout of the DarkWheelMotor to the StepperMotorAdaptorBox is the following: Schermata_2013-05-21_alle_18.32.18.png

Installation and maintenance

describe what is needed to put a new device of this kind into operation state: configuration, firmware uploading, software modifications, ...

Topic revision: r4 - 21 Jan 2014, TommasoMazzoni
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