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Azure Sphere

2 Posts authored by: rsc
This project is a system to control and monitor a gated area in a vehicle lot or event space.  The project is designed around the Avnet Azure Sphere MT3620 starter kit. The system controls two gates or doorways.  The gates are simulated using two stepper motors.  The stepper motors are actuated using click stepper2 modules:   https://www.mikroe.com/stepper-2-click The system waits for a request to open the incoming gate.  The controller keeps a count of how many g ...
After some troubles trying to drill and tap the included plastic clips, I've found two methods of securing the board without damaging components. The first involves a nylon standoff (#4-40) , although there isn't space to secure the nut on top. The second uses a sandwich of nylon shoulder washers and a long #4-40 screw. A 3D printed box with plastic posts will probably be the final answer. Scott ...