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Old 02-14-10, 07:57 AM   #3
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Finished Tracker PCB

Optical Sensor Before pic

Optical Sensor (Divider wall in center).

Top view of optical senor.

Currently debugging the PCB. It only wants to go east.
(But both light sensors seem to be working fine).

I've found the reference voltage of the tracker PCB is set so high,
the sensors need to see direct bright sunlight. If it's a little hazy, the tracker motor just stops.
I'll have to install everything on the mount and run it a few days before deciding about making a mod to the reference voltage.
(Adding a pot).

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