• Position Control of a Linear Electric Actuator w/ Analog Sensor

    In today's post we will be going over how to control the position of a linear electric actuator by utilizing an analog sensor, in this case a potentiometer. For this example we'll be using one of our PA-14P electric actuators,  an Arduino Uno, a MegaMoto motor controller, a separate potentiometer... READ ARTICLE »
  • Wiring Rocker Switches with Linear Actuators

    Wiring together parts can sometimes be a difficult procedure if you don’t have experience with it so we’ve decided show you how. In this case we will show the steps needed in order to wire together some of our rocker switches with our linear actuators. The rocker switches we will... READ ARTICLE »
  • Microcontrollers and their Applications

    In recent months you may have noticed we've added a bunch of exciting new products to our inventory, none more so than our selection of microcontrollers and their accessories. These compact devices allow for more control options with our linear actuators, and other technological applications, than you have ever had before. They can combine... READ ARTICLE »
  • Outdoor Automation Opportunities

    The spring season is in full effect with summer getting closer by the day and that means time to head outside and enjoy the beautiful weather. Now you may think that linear actuators are designed for only inside jobs away from potentially harsh weather and outdoor climate, but you would... READ ARTICLE »
  • Robotic Automation

    Linear actuators and robotics are becoming more prevalent than ever  With technology constantly improving and upgrading nowadays, the robotics industry has started to become more and more popular. Technology has never been more advanced than it is now and shows no signs of slowing down and same could be said... READ ARTICLE »
  • Introducing the Brand New PA-37 Temperature Activated Control Box

    Control your actuators using temperature activation. We have once again created a brand new product to better serve our customer base, and to make sure they are prepared for any actuator situation that comes their way. It is our first and only control box that activates once it reaches a... READ ARTICLE »
  • Scholarship Winner Joshua and His Story

    After his mother was diagnosed with Stage II Breast Cancer, Joshua found his calling. “Science has been my favorite of all subjects, and in my opinion the most useful,??? says Joshua Smith, the award winner for our first annual scholarship program. He knew from a young age that his life... READ ARTICLE »
  • Digital Timer Control of a Linear Actuator

    We will be going over how to use one of our Digital Programmable Timers to control the extension and retraction of a linear actuator with the help of a 12V Relay. Our digital timer allows up to 17 different time schedules to be set, meaning it will make the actuator... READ ARTICLE »
  • Switch to Electric Actuators for Better Performance

    Spend More Time Operating Better performance in your actuator system can ripple out and have an effect on your entire operation. Especially if you’re using hydraulic or pneumatic actuators. Make the change and give your operation the advantage over your competitors. Cut down on your costs and get more efficient... READ ARTICLE »
  • The Automated Mic Project

    Step-by-Step Instructions on How to Build Your Own Automated Microphone   Step 1: The Parts Here’s a list of all the part you’ll need for this project: Boom Microphone Stand Control Box (PA-30) with Remote Mini Linear Actuator (PA-14) Mounting Brackets and Hardware Galvanized Strapping Screws and Bolts Step 2... READ ARTICLE »

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