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Active suspension
« on: September 06, 2016, 04:20:42 pm »
Hello all,

I plan to use CC3D or NAZE32 to do an active suspension on a crawler.
I'll only user Roll and pitch but i have to manage 4 servos (1 per suspension).
Someone can tell me how to set up this?
In my mind, this is the same problem as maintaining roll and pich for a quadcopter (drone) but in place of rotors, i have servos.
Any idea?


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Re: Active suspension
« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2016, 04:42:49 pm »
It's not really that much like a quadcopter but it is similar to camera gimbal stabilization. You might try searching for that.


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Re: Active suspension
« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2016, 04:51:39 pm »
The first thing that comes to mind is to use the camera stabilization, but you have two servo only.
I don't know whether it can be a viable option, but you can try with the custom vehicle tab, setting something like this:

The AUX0 channel is to enable the stabilization at zero throttle (you don't have throttle) once armed.

Just an idea, don't know if it will work...


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Re: Active suspension
« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2016, 05:36:06 pm »
Hello all again,

@liftbag it seems to be a good idea, with PWM management !!! thx so much
I read lot of things and it appear that ESC used for activating rotors works exactly as servos, so i'll try thursday (when i'll received CC3D and 4 servos).

I'll post infos and photos if it works, i'll test for first on my RC truck , i'll try to "stabilize" the dump (less cost and less engineering for parts)