Here's the latest progress in the mechanical TV project, including significant progress on the disk speed control! (Latest update 25 Feb 2002)

Previous progress report

Infrared Fork

Servo Design Using Pulse-Width Modulated Motor Control
(Discussion of the Design, Circuit Diagram, and Simulation Results)
Including Some Automatic Framing Results!

Picture Results

Next To Do:

The electronics is still basically a rat's nest. I must clean it up (and proceed with more of the mechanical construction) - but that will wait until I have a scheme to get exact frame-phasing automatically.