Active Magnetic Bearing: Tripod Floater v2.0

Posted by Ben on 1 February 2010

In this video, Meindert Norg from Norg Consulting demonstrates his active magnetic bearing, Tripod Floater. The closed-loop system uses three Pololu 18v15 high-power motor drivers as PWM amplifiers to power the magnetic coils that keep the module floating beneath the metal plate.

February, 2010 update: the Tripod Floater is now wireless:

Featured link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-f_H68Rl4g

0 comments

Post a comment

Using your Pololu account allows you to customize your avatar and manage your comments; you can also post anonymously.

New Products

VL53L5CX Time-of-Flight 8×8-Zone Distance Sensor Carrier with Voltage Regulator, 400cm Max
Motoron M2T256 Dual I²C Motor Controller (Header Pins Soldered)
5V, 1A Step-Up/Step-Down Voltage Regulator S13V10F5
MP6550 Single Brushed DC Motor Driver Carrier
Motoron M1U256 Single Serial Motor Controller
Motoron M2S18v18 Dual High-Power Motor Controller Shield for Arduino (Connectors Soldered)
Motoron M2H18v20 Dual High-Power Motor Controller for Raspberry Pi (Connectors Soldered)
DRV8434S SPI Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, 2A Max. Current Limit (Header Pins Soldered)
Motoron M3S256 Triple Motor Controller Shield for Arduino (Connectors Soldered)
Free Circuit Cellar magazine January 2022
Log In
Pololu Robotics & Electronics
Shopping cart
(702) 262-6648
Same-day shipping, worldwide
Menu
Shop Blog Forum Support
My account Comments or questions? About Pololu Contact Ordering information Distributors