[sebhc] Motor control

Lee Hart leeahart at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 27 11:20:03 CDT 2006

Carroll Waddell wrote:
> Does anyone know how a diskette motor speed control works? It
> appears to have some kind of feed back tach in the motor to
> indicate the motor speed. I'm working on a Siemens drive motor
> control card.

Heath provided a manual for the Siemens FDD-100 drive which includes a
schematic. I've got one around here somewhere. As I recall, it is an
analog circuit that senses speed with a tachometer built into the motor.
A pot sets the speed. I'll try to find it and take a look at the
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