Re: [DML] Motorized bonnet action
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Re: [DML] Motorized bonnet action



Ryan,

Would you be willing to provide some close-up shots of the mounting
brackets so we can see how it's mounted?

Also, why the complicated basic stamp for control? Wouldn't some
relays and limit switches accomplish the job?

Lastly - what happens if the linear actuator dies? Would you still be
able to open the hood?

Cool setup, by the way. :)

-the other Ryan

On 5/1/06, Bob Brandys <BobB@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hey Kevin,
>
> yes the bonnet takes about 10 seconds to open. this limit is set by the
> motor speed within the autoloc linear actuator. the way these
> mechanisms work, they are high torque motors with a gearing that makes
> them strong yet slow. i tried running about 14 volts through it and it
> doesn't speed it up, so it must have an internal regulator.
>


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