Understanding Waves, Pulses, Lights, and Motors

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Understanding Waves, Pulses, Lights, and Motors

We recently did a series of videos (sponsored by Liquid instruments) all about their Moku:Go portable tool kit. The series was hosted by Carrie, from Alpenglow Industries and focused mainly on waves and pulses.

After we finished this series I sat back and really thought this turned out to be a fantastic resource to help makers understand this stuff better. If you haven’t seen them yet, take a peek, you might learn something!

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In this first video,Carrie talks mainly about sound. It might seem like a no-brainer, we tend to think of “sound waves”,so it was a great place to start.

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In the second video, Carrie took the previous information about waves, and showed us how a square wave is effectively a pulse, and LED lighting can be controlled by pulses.

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And finally, at the end, she applied this information to controlling motors and servos. I’d like to think I’m fairly familiar with this stuff and I picked up some info to fill some gaps in my knowledge.

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