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Hi Jed, The short answer is "yes" it certainly would be possible. Just about everything you want is already there is some form. Adding that functionality would mostly be a matter of copy/pasting and making a few minor adjustments. An SPST (as opposed to a DPDT) toggle switch or rocker would be sufficient to toggle between two endpoints. Codewise it would be exactly the same as the latching pushbuttons. So you could simply copy/paste the code for the latching pushbuttons to add a third "button". Then you could simply modify the POSITION_CONTROL mode. The main difference is how the target is set (line 104). If the toggle switch is high, then you would set the target to position1, else you would set the target to position2.
I am building a camera slider. This would be a perfect control for it. However, is it possible to add a "run" feature? For ex.: set end points, set desired travel speed, then hit a button (or a DPDT rocker) and the camera will move from point A to point B on its own. And obviously stop at point B. You could then set the rocker to opposite throw to return to point A. Is this possible?I have no trouble with mechanics and fabrication (35 years exp), but am completely new to small electronics, Arduino, etc.Really enjoying your site(s), videos, and past orders from Servocity (built tilt/pan rig previously).Thanks for your consideration.Regards,JED
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