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Change direction of a linear motor + encoder

I would like to move a linear motor with an encoder and change its direction when the counter value reaches a specific number through MyRIO. At the moment I have this block diagram.


194951_Motor Adapter Snippet.png

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Hi luna,


use a shift register in this while loop to define the direction, based on the result of your encoder reading comparison…

Best regards,

using LV2016/2019/2021 on Win10/11+cRIO, TestStand2016/2019
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Hi Gerd

I should read the encoder counter value and then compare it with another value? It makes sense to use a threshold?  

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