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Intel Galileo Essentials

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Intel Galileo Essentials

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Table of Contents (15 chapters)
Intel Galileo Essentials
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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:

  2. Download the Linux code from Pololu at Perhaps the best way is to log onto your Galileo, then type wget

  3. Then, move the file using this command:

     mv maestro-linux-100507.tar.gz\?file_id\=0J315 maestro-linux-100507.tar.gz
  4. Unpack the file by typing tar –xzfv maestro_linux_011507.tar.gz. This will create a directory called maestro_linux. Go to that directory by typing cd maestro_linux and then type ls, you should see something like this:

The document README.txt will give...