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Arduino + Maestro servo controller motion rig programming

Hello all,

I was wondering if it is possible to use an Arduino with pots to program a Maestro servo controller. In other words a mockup motion rig with pots on the joints connected to the arduino to send scrips to the maestro to program it. Kinda like what the Maestro software does but instead of moving the sliders on screen, the pots are turned and then a button pressed to record that motion. Also have the speed at which the pot was turned, set the speed in that script.

Thank you,Smitty505000

Hello.

While it is possible to send serial commands to the Maestro via a microcontroller like an Arduino, it would not be practical to set up an Arduino to program a Maestro. In theory, you might be able to do something like that with a custom program on a PC communicating with your Arduino, but it would probably take a significant amount of programming (both for your PC and Arduino).

- Patrick