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dephyactpack [2019/07/03 21:45]
jfduval [Specifications]
dephyactpack [2020/04/24 15:44] (current)
lmooney [Specifications]
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 |Terminal resistance ​ |  186 mΩ  | |Terminal resistance ​ |  186 mΩ  |
 |Terminal Inductance ​ |  138 µH  | |Terminal Inductance ​ |  138 µH  |
-|Torque Constant ​     |  ​95 mNm/A  |+|Torque Constant ​     |  ​56 mNm/A  |
 |Diameter ​            ​| ​ 87 mm  | |Diameter ​            ​| ​ 87 mm  |
 |Length ​              ​| ​ 17 mm  | |Length ​              ​| ​ 17 mm  |
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   - Get the device powered up. This can be accomplished using a power supply or a USB cable. Then turn the device on by pressing the power button.   - Get the device powered up. This can be accomplished using a power supply or a USB cable. Then turn the device on by pressing the power button.
-    * If necessary the Actuator Package'​s firmware can be [[actpackfirmware|updated]].+    * If necessary the [[actpackfirmware|Actuator Package'​s firmware can be updated]].
     * Note: Keep in mind that the USB cable cannot power the motor. ​     * Note: Keep in mind that the USB cable cannot power the motor. ​
     * Note: The device'​s [[led|LEDs]] indicate its state and can be useful for debugging.     * Note: The device'​s [[led|LEDs]] indicate its state and can be useful for debugging.
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     * Note: Here are some recommendations on setting [[controlgains|control gain values]].     * Note: Here are some recommendations on setting [[controlgains|control gain values]].
   - With those functionalities verified, the [[scripts|demo scripts]] can be run. This allows the user to bypass the GUI and can serve as a template for future code in your target language.   - With those functionalities verified, the [[scripts|demo scripts]] can be run. This allows the user to bypass the GUI and can serve as a template for future code in your target language.
 +  - Before using the scripts make sure to read [[actpackuserguide|Actuator Package Software User Guide]]
  
 ===== Example Applications ===== ===== Example Applications =====
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   * Before plugging your ActPack, please review the [[dev|Important Safety Warnings]] page.   * Before plugging your ActPack, please review the [[dev|Important Safety Warnings]] page.
-  * Prevent USB connector problems+  ​* To get started on software read the [[actpackuserguide|Actuator Package Software User Guide]] 
 +  ​* Prevent USB connector problems:
     * Make sure that the through-hole support legs are soldered to the PCB (one CM forgot to do it). It greatly reduces the chances of ripping the connector. Contact Dephy if you need assistance with this.     * Make sure that the through-hole support legs are soldered to the PCB (one CM forgot to do it). It greatly reduces the chances of ripping the connector. Contact Dephy if you need assistance with this.
-    * Whenever possible connect & disconnect the computer side of the USB cable (USB A), not the ActPack side (USB Micro B) +    * Whenever possible connect & disconnect the computer side of the USB cable (USB A), not the ActPack side (USB Micro B). 
-    * If you use USB other than for a bench-top experiment, you must provide strain relief on the cable+    ​* **If you use USB other than for a bench-top experiment, you must provide strain relief on the cable.** To be clear, people have been breaking them on benchtops too, so please be extra careful.
   * Having USB connected will prevent a full power-cycle,​ even if you turn the module on & off with the push-button. After reprogramming one or more microcontrollers always do a true power cycle.   * Having USB connected will prevent a full power-cycle,​ even if you turn the module on & off with the push-button. After reprogramming one or more microcontrollers always do a true power cycle.
   * When using Bluetooth we recommend waiting 15s between powering the circuit and starting a stream (from the GUI or the scripts). The RN-42 boots in a slow mode and transitions to fast after 10s. Starting a stream before can create issues.   * When using Bluetooth we recommend waiting 15s between powering the circuit and starting a stream (from the GUI or the scripts). The RN-42 boots in a slow mode and transitions to fast after 10s. Starting a stream before can create issues.
 +  * If having Bluetooth connection problems with Windows, try restarting the Windows "​Bluetooth Support Service"​ before rebooting.
  
 ===== Additional Resources ===== ===== Additional Resources =====
  
 +  * [[https://​forms.gle/​imUyGk8tKbQxpcR57|ActPack/​ExoBoot Bug Report Form]]
   * {{ ::​dephy_actuator_package_datasheet_2019.pdf | Datasheet}} (PDF)   * {{ ::​dephy_actuator_package_datasheet_2019.pdf | Datasheet}} (PDF)
   * [[https://​goo.gl/​82irvp|3D files (STEP)]] (26MB)   * [[https://​goo.gl/​82irvp|3D files (STEP)]] (26MB)
   * Other than a few exceptions, all ActPack sold before 2019 use Rigid 0.2. Starting in 2019 we use Rigid 0.2B.    * Other than a few exceptions, all ActPack sold before 2019 use Rigid 0.2. Starting in 2019 we use Rigid 0.2B. 
   * [[ri02connectors|FlexSEA-Rigid 0.2(B) Connectors]]   * [[ri02connectors|FlexSEA-Rigid 0.2(B) Connectors]]
 +  * [[osl_6ch|Connecting the 6-ch Strain Amplifier to an ActPack]]
   * [[actpackfirmware|Actuator Package Firmware Update]]   * [[actpackfirmware|Actuator Package Firmware Update]]
   * Recommended USB cable: [[https://​www.digikey.com/​product-detail/​en/​tensility-international-corp/​10-02333/​839-1429-ND/​8323611 | Tensility 10-02333]]   * Recommended USB cable: [[https://​www.digikey.com/​product-detail/​en/​tensility-international-corp/​10-02333/​839-1429-ND/​8323611 | Tensility 10-02333]]
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