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From: "Steve Tyng" <STyng-at-ACPTrust.com>
Subject: RE: Joe Sommer/Anvilus [TANKS]
Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 11:20:28 -0400
Reply-To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com

Good luck.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com 
> [mailto:tanks-admin-at-rctankcombat.com] On Behalf Of Toast
> Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 11:04 AM
> To: tanks-at-rctankcombat.com
> Subject: RE: Joe Sommer/Anvilus [TANKS]
> I would but I really don't feel like don't feel like paying 
> $275 for the RS80D when it isn't even rated to the specs I'm 
> trying to reach (90 to 100 amps).  
> I'm not an engineer.  I do however have college training on 
> electronics and received an AAS in Electronics Technology.  I 
> know that I don't know everything, but the only part of Joe's 
> design that I do not fully and completely understand the 
> workings of is the PIC and that is because my training in 
> electronics was mostly analog circuits and some 
> communications circuits.  His design is meant to control 
> electric motors and that's all I'm attempting to do, I just 
> need beefier relays than what he uses on the kit he sells.  
> If I could get the programmed PIC, a diagram of it's pin out 
> and some simple instructions on handling it (ie. What not to 
> do with it.) then I bet I could wire this up pretty easily.  
> Curiosity has me wondering what type of signal the PIC is 
> decoding and if it could be done in discrete analog 
> components that I'm much more familiar with.