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lenning

Need help on Candy Cane Machine

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Hi Everyone,
So I've started to build candy cane machine much like Dano's and Toozies.  The building of it I got, but the programing I have no idea.  I'm looking to have a button start audio, move 2 servos, then turn on a DC motor until a candy cane hits a micro switch and turns everything off.  Are there any videos or tutorials that might get me started on how to figure this out?  I am clueless when it comes to electronics!
Thanks,
Lenny

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Cool! I found a YouTube video that has what your talking about. You could use a Koyo PLC that can do most of the things you asked about  but there for industry use in mills and factories. Also light-o-Rama PLC could do all the items you want. But you have to get some add-On for servos-and have spend $$.

 

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I didn't know LOR had PLC's. Looked on their website, didn't see them, do you have a link?

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It’s a few items:LOR ( I should have put more details in LOR you can do all the functions of a PLC but it’s a few add on items are needed like for servos and trigger inputs.)

showtime Director has 3 or 6 trigger inputs and servo dog controller

Or using computer InputPup 3 trigger inputs and servo dog controller 

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Thanks Scott. Was aware of the inputs and outputs (also available on numerous other LOR devices) but none are PLC. 

 

Lenning  could do all this in an animation sequence  using one of the inputs as the "Start" button input if he was to think it out, although a PLC would be easier

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