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Reading wheel encoders

Hi folks

I’m looking for an efficient way to read wheel-encoders and have read a bunch of articles on the subject.

Including OddBots very fine article: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/24031.

My first idea was to use an old pc mouse utilizing ps/2 library with arduino. I made some mechanical parts to let mouse encoder shafts read the rotations of the wheels.

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