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The dark wheel motor consists of the motor and the 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 DarkWheelMotor signals to the MoCon, without any conditioning.

List of devices of this kind

Name Serial Number Location
Dark Wheel Motor #00 00 ArgosCabinet0
Dark Wheel Motor #01 01 DarkWheel1
Dark Wheel Motor #02 02 DarkWheel2
Dark Wheel Motor #03 03 ArgosCabinet0


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: r1 - 21 Jan 2014, TommasoMazzoni
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