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Intel Galileo Essentials by Richard Grimmett

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Connecting the servo controller to the Galileo

You've checked the servo motor controller and the servos; you'll now connect the motor controller up to the Galileo and make sure you can control the servos from it.

Let's now talk to the motor controller. Here are the steps:

  1. Connect Galileo to the motor controller by connecting a mini USB-to-mini USB cable. Connect the cable to the USB host connection on the Galileo, like this:
    Connecting the servo controller to the Galileo
  2. Download the Linux code from Pololu at www.pololu.com/docs/0J40/3.b. Perhaps the best way is to log onto your Galileo, then type wget http://www.pololu.com/file/download/maestro-linux-100507.tar.gz?file_id=0J315.
  3. Then, move the ...

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