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Kangaroo "Wiring Error," or "No feedback detected"

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The most common error while tuning the Kangaroo is "wiring error" (one flash of the LED), or "No Feedback Detected" (when using DEscribe). Encoder signals are very susceptible to noise or interference. Using shielded cable is your best solution to eliminating this error. 

Open collector encoders without pull-up resistors installed may also report such an error. See the datasheet of your encoder to find out if pull-resistors are recommended. Usually, a 1k resistor placed between "A" and "5V," and another one placed between "B" and "5V" of the encoder feedback lines should work in most cases.

 
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