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    I am a high school student taking an extra credit class in robotics. I was given a bunch of equipment to assemble into a machine of my choice.I am looking for any suggestions I can get. I was given a controller that has 4 outputs. To boot, I

    #21723
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    Jeff;Evidently you are talking about solenoid valves to cobtrol cylinders or motors. With that in mind you could connect one out put of the controller to one solenoid directly and through a limit switch to the second solenoid. The second solenoid

    #21724
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    I always have something to add…I like Bud’s idea of connecting to the limit switch. You will need to look at the wattage capacity of the switch and make sure it can handle the resistance of the solenoid.Building on Bud’s approach, you might wan

    #21725
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    Thank you both for your suggestions. My team made several trial runs using different techniques and equipment. We found that by installing a micro swith the valve would shift at exactly the right time.We have to do another project using some mor

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