I want to use my Diverse Electronics motor controller for torso rotation on my B9 robot. I have it connected using 1 signal wire from port D1 on my EZ B V3 to the 'ch1' input on the Diverse Electronics controller. I want to use joystick #2 on a game controller that currently is configured to control my Sabertooth 2x25 via joystick #1 (controlling the Sabertooth movement panel). Trouble is I have no idea what the 'min' and 'max' values in the joystick #2 configuration panel mean and why the torso rotation motor moves erratically when I experiment with them OR if I should be using 'X' AND 'Y' OR 'Multi Servo'.
Heck I'm not even sure if I am connected to the DE controller correctly (dont know if it can even make use of serial data, etc). When I used this controller before with my Futaba RC unit, I hand channels 1 and 2 connected and it worked great with the joystick on the Futaba RC unit. I can't find the documentation for the DE controller and they seem to be defunct.
Anyone know how this controller works? Can it use digital data? Can I configure joystick 2 to make it operate in both directions? (full on, reverse, full on would be fine).
Do I need to control it using two digital ports? OR one or two analog ports? If I need to use the analog ports cant they be addressed from the joystick configuration panel?
I'm so lost... I've been working a lot and have pulled a few all nighters to get the G-Bot reconfigured for Halloween and just have not had time to try and learn more about this stuff (fell asleep each time I started so far... lol).
Feeling a little stressed right now. My Son is looking forward to seeing the G-Bot patrolling outside and interacting with trick or Treaters and I am a bit worried I may have bitten off more than I can chew (at least in that time frame)...
Any help is appreciated as always...
*stress* *stress* *stress*