Distance measuring device for planter

  • US 20060278142A1
  • Filed: 06/09/2005
  • Published: 12/14/2006
  • Est. Priority Date: 06/09/2005
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A distance measuring device for a planter, comprising:

  • a cable extending between a first pulley and a second pulley and having at least one target;

    a sensor adjacent the first pulley and connected to a controller that sends a signal to a controller when the sensor detects a target; and

    an encoder adjacent the second pulley that sends a signal to the controller based on the rotation of the second pulley.

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