Old CD/DVD Drives with 2 wire DC Motors for DIY CNC Answered
With a lot of old electronics lying around, I embarked on taking them apart with the intention to use the sled motors to build my first CNC.
Unfortunately, I found only 2 wire DC Motors with limit switches on the laser sleds. Here is a list:
1.Sansui DVD with Sony Laser Carriage- 2 wire sled motor with Limit switch
2.DVD player from 32cm Bahun TV -2 wire motor with limit switch
3.CD Drive from Dell Laptop -Miniature motor with LS & 2 track ribbon connectors.
4.Mitsumi 31/2" Diskette drive -Stepper with less travel
The only 4 wire stepper motor was on the diskette drive.
Is it possible to use the 2 wire DC motors in my project?
What sort of logic control will be required.
How did they function in the DC/DVD drives?