Servo Motor on Intel Edison

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Introduction: Servo Motor on Intel Edison

About: lost my arm at 18, now I'm hacking stuff for disabled people (or animals)

This is a quick Instructable, to show how simple it is to hook up peripherals

Step 1: Gather Parts

You will need an Intel Edison with the Arduino breakout board , a servo motor, and a potentiometer. I'm using the Seeedstudio iot Grove Starter Kit.

Step 2: Download Software

Download the Intel version of the Arduino software, from the Intel website. Along with the drivers (for windows users), one is on the Intel website. The last driver is the FTDI driver. Go to FTDI.com and download the vcp driver.

Step 3: Write and Load the Sketch

Load the knob sketch, don't worry if you see orange error looking code as long as it ends with Transfer complete.

Step 4:

Here it is in action, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NXgVjxBC5E

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