[time-nuts] FE-5680A Mechanical Question

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Fri Jan 13 17:53:48 EST 2012


On 1/13/2012 5:37 PM, Chris Albertson wrote:
>> What's "bang-bang servo?" (other than a techno band -
>> http://www.myspace.com/bangbangservo )
>
> A home thermostat is the best example.  It is a servo with no
> proportional control, just on and off.

So, is a common industrial PID controller, which only provides on/off 
control, but does so proportionally, "bang-bang" or not? It's 
significantly different than a thermostat, which just has hysteresis 
around a setpoint.





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