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Electromagnet For EZB

Has anyone added an electromagnet on an EZB.  I don’t want to throw power across a coil as I don’t want to burn out EZB.

I see some arduino controller electromagnets on Amazon for $10 perhaps a skill for this in ARC?

https://www.amazon.com/KEYESTUDIO-Electric-Lifting-Solenoid-Electromagnet/dp/B09B7BQ62W


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#1  

Oh I see someone asked this before, I did not see it with a search for electromagnet.  Perhaps be nice to have a dedicated plug-in for it in ARC as I am sure a lot of people would use it.

My gripper never lines up with an object very well so I figured I would cheat and attach a small piece of steal to the top of the object and have the object line up with the gripper.

https://synthiam.com/Community/Questions/Controlling-An-Electromagnet-With-An-Ez-bv4-1512

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#2  

This skill will work: https://synthiam.com/Support/Skills/Digital/Set-Digital?id=16094

Additionally, you can use scripting commands that set digital on/off.

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#3  

Thanks DJ appreciate the quick answer.  I will order one today and see how it goes.

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#4  

Hi @Nink, I see you've answered your own question,:D I wanted to mention that I have used an electromagnet with the EZ-B successfully.

Yeah, you just need a transistor or MOSFET circuit to handle the current of the coil. If you had an extra H-Bridge, you could use that as well. The coil of an electromagnet can be treated as a motor or relay coil.