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Linear Actuator w/feedback

I’m trying to figure out what to use when I want to use a linear actuator for 7 preset positions. These positions must be aquired by 7 unike buttons.
Can you please point me in the right direction :slight_smile:

Hello.

The Jrk G2 Motor Controllers are the most appropriate controllers we have for that kind of application. They can do position control of a linear actuator with analog feedback, but they do not have direct support for 7 button inputs like you described. One way to get that behavior would be to use a separate microcontroller (like an Arduino or one of our Arduino-compatible A-Star controllers) to process the buttons and command the Jrk to send the actuator to an appropriate position via TTL serial or I2C. We have a Jrk G2 library for Arduino to make the communication easier.

Brandon