External drivers

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retrosmith
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External drivers

Post by retrosmith » Tue Mar 05, 2019 2:23 am

An option for the user to utilize their own drivers would be a huge benefit. I realize it would be a substantial change involving updates to the actual hardware in the controller, but it would allow your customers to use more than the 36 volts that the controller is currently limited to, making the controller much more versatile and usable in more areas.

Honestly, I don't know that there would be a need to disable the onboard drivers. The user could simply set the output to zero in the software. Adding connections for the outbound control signals would likely be all that was needed.

You wouldn't even need to tell the controller to switch between the two would you? Is there any drawback to having the controller feed identical control signals to both outputs at the same time? You'd only use one or the other.

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