Adding solenoid

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tenaja
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Adding solenoid

Post by tenaja » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:42 am

I just ordered my Taz; debated between that and a Prusa--decided to go Made in USA. Bummed I did not order it last week...

Anyway, is there a spare output so I can activate a solenoid? Where do I find the docs for this?

Thanks!

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Re: Adding solenoid

Post by piercet » Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:58 pm

You could activate one via the I2C port on the Rambo board. Search for "Rambo and Servo" for examples of how it can be done. You may need a mosfet if your solenoid draws sufficient current to be above the rating for the board.

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Re: Adding solenoid

Post by tenaja » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:27 am

Thanks! I'll check it out.

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