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Re: gEDA-user: OT - Joystick control of stepper or servo motors

Rick wrote:

>> He needs to steer a target to wherever his femtosecond laser beam h
>> happens to be. He settled for a Joy stick with switches rather than
>> potentiometers. Speed is going to be controlled with a 12-way switch.
> I don't think that's the way Goldfinger would have done it.  Didn't he 
> move the laser to hit the target?

His laser was supposed to be cw in the visible, not femtosecond pulse in 
the far UV ;-)
The laser in this case occupies half a laboratory with many optical pumps,
beam shapers, delay lines, harmonic generation stages and is in need for
meticulous alignment.

Kai-Martin Knaak
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