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Questions tagged [arduino-motor-shield]

An extension board for Arduino which provides functionality for controlling DC/stepper motors and other inductive loads (such as relays and solenoids).

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Programming a switching AC current?

I tried using this code to output AC power from one H-bridge and then another, switching every second, but when I connected a motor to it, it just seemed to output direct current. This is the code I ...
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Connecting BO motor with L293D? [closed]

I have Arduino UNO and this BO motor with me. https://robu.in/product/100-rpm-l-shape-bo-motor/ And motor driver. https://robu.in/product/9736/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9r74u5-...
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How to Connect Dc motor with encoder (pololou) with motor shield and Arduino Mega 2560?

I tried to search a bout how to connect plolou motor with encoder to arduino mega and the motor control shield as in those pics if any one knows how to connect those to each other please tell me
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Toggle switch and stepper motor

I need to connect a toggle switch to a stepper motor. This toggle switch is an On/off/on switch. In the on position, the stepper motor needs to move in the clockwise direction, in off to stop and ...
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Can't make ultrasonic sensor work with motor controller

I just started using Arduino Uno, I can't get the ultrasonic to work ,with motor controller board, the output value is always zero. Just to make sure I'm talking about the correct stuff: I used this ...
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Running a Step motor smoothly

I'm having problems with the step motors not running smoothly. I have 2 step motors attached to an adafruit motor shield v2. Both run simultaneously with both step motors changing direction based on ...
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Motor not working when connected to motor driver shield?

My code is getting uploaded to arduino without problem but still my motor is not moving when i connect it to the motor driver shield. I am supplying 6V battery to the shield which is connected to dc ...
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How can I discover attached motor shields in code? [closed]

I'm using the Motor Shield v2 and I'm looking for a way to automatically discover the addresses of attached motor shields.
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Powering the adafruit motor shield externally

I have an adafruit motor shield v2.3 that needs to be powered externally without plugging it in the arduino UNO. For example, I program the shield with the UNO, plug it out and put it on a custom ...
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Choosing a proper power source for for basic RC car with 4 motors [closed]

Help me to choose a power source for the below project: 4x DC Motors (3V~6V DC each with ~170mA), 1x Micro Servo Motor (4.8V~6V), 1x Ultrasonic sensor 1x Bluetooth sensor It is basically an RC car. ...
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Is it possible to attach more than two Servos to an Adafruit V2 Motor Shield?

The Adafruit Motor Shield V2 allows two servos to be attached to 3-pronged headers. While the screw-in block terminals enable the use of 4 DC Hobby Motors or 2 Steppers, which are powered by an ...
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Controlling motor direction with ESP8266 and Motor Shield

I recently acquired a NodeMCU ESP8266 Board and a NodeMCU Motor Shield, which I have connected very simply to two motors on an RC car. The idea mostly came from this tutorial. From what I understand ...
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Problem for control speed of a DC motor with a L298N

(Not native english speaker here, feel free to edit my sentences) I try to control the speed of a DC motor with a L298N shield but it doesn't work very well. Here is my scheme : The power comes ...
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how to program Stepper Motor Unipolar Driver IC?

How to use a SLA7033M to control 5 wired unipolar 12v stepper motor? [ [(I am not sure that this diagram is correct because the model number is slightly different but I couldn't find one for my model ...
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Use other ports with Arduino Uno and motor shield [duplicate]

I am planning to have an ultrasonic sensor and drive 4 DC motors from my Arduino Uno. I bought a motor shield to use with my Arduino. But when I mount this motor shield of my Arduino, all my pins on ...
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Compiling error: undefinded reference to pinMode and digitalWrite

I'm using some downloaded code to produce an obstacle-avoiding car: /* Author: Muhammed Azhar visit - robotechmaker.com */ #include <AFMotor.h> const int trigPin = 2; // define the pins of ...
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Motor shield leaves no pins accessible

I just bought a motor shield for my UNO, in the pic below: Plugging it into the uno leaves no pins accessible on the board. I’d like to use it to build a robot car, but there’s nowhere to plug in the ...
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Problem with motor driver shield

I have recently bought a L293D shield and 2 BO motors. Whenever I connect the motors to the shield it makes a beeping noise. I searched online and found that I need to change PWM frequency but I know ...
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Arduino Uno Remote Controlled Car; Problems with Motor

I am trying to make a remote controlled car. I am using an Arduino Uno, motor shield, and Bluetooth module here are the connections in case they are not clear bluetooth (VCC) -> Arduino (5V) ...
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l293d motor shield LED glowing servo running but dc motors not running what to do

I was working with 4 dc motors and servo motor connected with L293D motor shield everything was working properly.I disconnected the dc power jack to upload a new program on it and for that when I ...
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One port of motor shield doesn't operating stepper motor

One port of my motor shield (i.e M1 & M2) is not driving the stepper motor as it should.stepper motor jitters at its position. While the other port (M3 & M4) works fine but it makes stepper ...
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Where to connect an external power source for an Arduino motor driver shield to?

I have a BYJ48 stepper motor and an ULN2003A motor driver shield shield. In many tutorials I read: do not to draw current from the 5V on the Arduino rail, but use an external power source, since ...
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Arduino Motor Shield not working properly

I am currently making a project which includes a car controlled by the Arduino Motor Shield. I have written a code to control the motor shield via Bluetooth. However, the code doesn't seem to work. I ...
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Servo not working over SDA transmission

I've used such code before, which worked successfully where one board was connected to Blynk app and transmitted data, but when I got into simpler stuff, servo just stopped working. Note: I'm using ...
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Is it possible to increase the voltage on 3.3v output to 5v on an ESP board to power a DC motor? [closed]

I am trying to use an ESP32s controller connected to an RC car DC motor. I found that when using my Arduino this is easily accomplished, and I can see that my output pin produces 5v for the motor to ...
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Is there a way to connect motors to a1 and a2 on a motor shield and control it [duplicate]

I am trying to connect my motors to a motor shield using The a1 and a2 present on the motor shield because the m1 m2 m3 and m4 are not recieving power and so not working.So if there is a way to ...
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Attempts with Sainsmart Motor Shield Not Working

I received the sainsmart motor controller a few days ago, and am now having trouble testing it. The Arduino I am using is an Arduino Mega 2560. I thought it was an I2C communication issue but that ...
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Is there a stepper dirver array for nema 17 and 14 at least with 6 drivers? [closed]

I want to build a 6 axis robot arm. Probably i will use Nema 17 and 14 stepper motors with 2A-3A. For these motor types i need stepper drivers. I searched for driver arrays but can not find a product. ...
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Can I use a ThunderBorg is a dual motor controller on an Arduino UNO R3

I am new to Arduino and Electronics and am thinking of making a 6 wheel drive all terrain platform similar to the MonsterBorg pi, but I want to use an Arduino instead of a Raspberry pi to control the ...
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Arduino and MatLab with OWI Robotic Arm Edge — Issue with I2C

I'm working on a project where I want to be able to program a robotic arm in Arduino using MatLab. I've used the Arduino Uno with an Adafruit Motor Shield V2.3 and the OWI Robotic Arm Edge kit. The ...
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Arduino UNO dead with CNC shield

I have an Arduino UNO with a CNC shield. The Arduino is almost certainly a clone. I installed GRBL with no issue and I have assembled a jig with CD-ROM motors. My first attempt to control this with ...
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Does 12v 5A power supply is okay to operate motor shield external power

I am new to arduino. Recently purchased motor shield V1.0 which have two l293 and can run 4 DC motors simultaneously. But here the problem comes: when I purchased the shield I was not aware that it ...
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Is the Arduino Due compatible with a Dual VNH5019 Motor Driver Shield?

I'm planning on buying an Arduino Due and there is a shield I would like to attach to it. I have seen a lot of things saying that some shields are not compatible with Arduino Due... I was wondering if ...
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How to control 6 DC motors with arduino?

I am building a step climber robot for a project.It need to climb 6 inch high steps(length of a step is also 6 inches). I want to know how to control 6 DC motors with arduino,do i have to buy a ...
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Sensor for turning rail direction [closed]

I am trying to control an actuator carrying a carriage made from stepper motor. My problem is that after the carriage reach certain height, I want it to delay for several minutes and change direction ...
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How can I know if I can stack some shield on another shield?

Yesterday I tried to stack a motor shield on a servo motor shield already stacked on my Arduino Uno. But I realized that I have some problem when I try to use both of them. It seems like some energy ...
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Which component is described as a “jumper” (NOT jumper wire) when working with a motor shield?

In this video I'm watching then instructor talks about using "jumpers". He's got a motor controller shield and at first he says that "during the making of this video we only had 1 jumper, thus only ...
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L289N giving different voltages at same i/p pwm

I am using 2 driving motors in my line follower and an L298N motor controller to control them. At the same PWM signal given to drive both motors one motor runs faster, hence preventing the bot from ...
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Motor shield code [closed]

I am working on a project using an Arduino Uno and a motor driver shield to move a car with an IRremote. But the vehicle is only moving forward and backward. I want it to move left and right. Kindly ...
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Power Difference in motors when using Arduino Motor Shield

I have connected 4 DC Motors (500rpm) to the Arduino motor shield and 9V Power Supply to the shield. The speeds for the motors is same in the code but on running the code the motors don't run at the ...
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Communicating between two arduino terminal using Xbee

I have 2 Arduinos, mounted with Xbee Shield and Xbee S1 module on each. One arduino is mounted on car chassis while another is connected with PC. Our AIM is to send signal from the arduino connected ...
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Arduino MotorShield code running but not motors

I have a motor shield V2 on my Arduino, i compile the codes just fine and i'm trying to just run the example dc motor test. The code compiles the serial is printing out the "tick tock ...." but the ...
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How do I use this motor shield?

I am stuck with this motor shield. All I have is the shield. No documentation available online, nothing. I need to run two motors off this thing and I only have a few hours to figure out how this ...
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Using Arduino and Motor Shield

I am a beginner in Arduino.I want to connect 2 motors to Arduino. Do I require a motor shield?And if yes please tell why? Also can i use an amplifier to increase the voltage for the motors? And one ...
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Arduino motor driver 3.7v

I am planning to build my own micro quadcopter, so I bought an Arduino 101 and 3.7v micro DC motor. So the next step is finding a motor driver that can control these four motors, using PWM pins on ...
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How to connect receiver in an Arduino with a motor shield?

I have an Adafruit motor shield v1 stacked on an Arduino Uno. I want to add a 433Mhz receiver to the Uno so I can control it wirelessly. However as you know the motor shield completely covers the ...
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Shield Compatible third party motor driver

I recently purchased an Arduino UNO along with some other hardware. At the time of purchase, I didn't know about Arduino's motor shield and so I purchased a two channel stepper motor driver (2A per ...
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Run motor for a set amount of depending of Pressure Sensor

I'm a noob when it comes to time-based coding. I have a pressure sensor which shows me readings for when someone is sitting on a chair. I want to turn a motor for 2 seconds when the pressure ...
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Motor running during Motor Shield R3 reset

I have a problem with the Arduino Motor Shield R3 on an Arduino Uno. I Have a DC Motor on the A Channel and the Shield is connected to an external power source. When I reset the Arduino card the motor ...
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Ultrasonic sensors with 12v motors will not work! (ADRUINO)

ok... so I am using four 12V motors and one ultrasonic sensor with a motor shield... and I am getting some odd results... in my code I have it so when the distance to a object is less than 4 cm it ...