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8. Servo and Stepper Motors

Neil Cameron1 
Edinburgh, UK

Servo and stepper motors are used in a variety of applications, such as robotics, tracking systems, and positioning devices. Servo motors are used for fast movement to a given angle, while the stepper motors move at a controlled speed in either continuous rotation or to a specific position. The servo motor has a feedback mechanism to determine location in contrast to the stepper motor that is moved incrementally. Servo motors are included in projects in Chapters 13, 22, and 24 with the stepper motor used in Chapter 9.

Servo Motors

Servo motors, or servomechanism, are used to move an armature by a fixed ...

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