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Need a help with coupling Parallex 360 servo feedback motor to D shaft
2020-03-12 - 06:59:41
i need to connect my parallex 360 servo (having 25 tooth 5.96mm OD in datasheet) to a d-shaft of encoder.
Is there any coupler anybody has tried ? or please suggest some coupler
2020-03-12 - 10:02:45
I 3D print those parts.
1262 x 727
2020-03-12 - 11:03:01
it was helpful to get the name
Phil Pilgrim (PhiPi)
2020-03-12 - 18:19:16
edited 2020-03-12 - 18:20:33
I would strongly recommend a solution that uses the round hub that comes with the servo. The reason is that the injection-molded splines in the hub are much stronger than any that can be 3D printed or laser cut. I've tried laser cutting splines, and they have a tendency to slip under load.
Also, I would recommend using a flexible shaft coupler that allows for slight misalignment between the servo and the encoder; otherwise, something could break. I've seen it happen.
But more to the point, the Servo 360 has a built-in encoder, and it's a very good one. Why do you need an external encoder to begin with?
2020-03-13 - 10:26:03
What about this one: