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Motor Controllers:

Can an R/C electronic motor controller be used with the EZ-B? ESC's have a typical (servo type) 3 wire plug that would be capable of plugging into the digital I/O ports.Of course 2 ESC's would be required, one for right motor, one for left motor.I am also aware that it would require an ESC with a "reverse" capability. With only one 3 wire plug on each ESC, How would an ESC be configured in the H-Bridge movement panel?
If I understand correctly the Left trigger "A" would send the "forward" signal and Left trigger "B" would send the "reverse" signal to the left side motor. Same being true for the Right side motor. It would seem it would require a 4 wire configuration, that being 4 "signal" wires to 4 I/O ports? I would appreciate any input and feedback to this question.
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#1  
ESC work with the ez-b as they are driven using the same PWM as servos, perhaps a higher frequency depending on application but work with the 50 - 60HZ. As for foward and reverse the ESCs I have are three wire in three wire out the only way to switch the direction of the motors is to reseat the outputs of the ESC that go to the motors, exchanging the position of the outside connections.
#2  
@ orwnic82 :
I'm sorry. I'm not familiar with what you are describing. Could you possibly give me more information on how to accomplish what you are describing?
Thank you.
Netherlands
#3  
Hi,
I think this might help,Link
It might be a little dated.
#4  
As you know ESC have the same input configuration as a servo (GND, V+[5V], Signal) then also the drive voltage for motors (V+ [rated depending on ESC] and Gnd). The ESC I have worked then output three lines that go to the motors varying the phase to the signal per each line. If you switch the outside lines keeping the center attached will reverse the direction of thre motors.