Questions tagged [motor]

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L293D to change the direction current and amplify it - Temperature-Stabilizer

I have a question about my project. I'm going to make a temperature-stabilizer. To make this, I think I should use a TEC with a H-bridge and a LM35. First of all, I tried to make a H-bridge by myself, ...
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How to power high voltage motors with arduino? [closed]

I want to power a 1/2 HP motor with my Arduino Mega. Please provide me with a suitable dual H-bridge motor driver and codes, schematics, and libraries to run the motors. Thank you and regards
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Detail for power regulating circuit for Servo MG996R [closed]

All this info is part of 1 project: So I am using an Arduino mega to control 6 servos. Along with that I've got 4 Sharp IR sensors on my sensor board connected to the Arduino powered by a 10000mAh ...
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DC Motor doesn't turn and a beep sound is made, also there is a burning smell

I was trying to drive a single dc motor with L293D Shield and Arduino Uno #include <AFMotor.h> #include <SoftwareSerial.h> AF_DCMotor motorLeft(3); AF_DCMotor motorRight(2); unsigned ...
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as I finished coding for my 3 DCMotors Why does it say error :'TIMSK' was not declared in the scope [duplicate]

include void setup() { SmartInventor.DCMotorUse(); } void loop() { // M1, M2, M3 // CW, CCW, STOP // 0-100 // 0-360 SmartInventor.DCMotor(M1, CW, 10); delay(2000); SmartInventor....
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expected primary-expression before ',' token …problem [closed]

this the problem---expected primary-expression before ',' token #define motor void setup() { pinMode(8,OUTPUT); } void loop() { digitalWrite(motor,HIGH); // put your main code here, to run ...
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Motors would make the car go extreme left instead of forward (Self Driving car)

This is my very first day in the community, please bear me until I make myself comfortable here. Coming to my question, I'm making a self Driving car. My car instead of moving forward it moves on the ...
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Motors working with Ultrasonic Sensor and Servo as expected?

So, I tried making an Arduino Project(Controlling Motors by Remote and Ultrasonic Sensor would activate Servo when the distance is less than 50cm). I am trying to build a project, A remote controlled ...
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I need to connect two motors and a sensor, I have each individual code but can't connect them together. Can anyone help? [duplicate]

I've got the wiring complete and have all the codes for each individual part. When I try adding them together it doesn't work and get a bunch of errors, I also want the sensor to give out true/false ...
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ESP01 to DC Motor powered via Battery with Power Regulator

Hi I'm wanting to control a dc motor through esp-01 and to have it powered by batteries. To keep my esp-01 safe, I have found the esp-01 adapter to regulate voltage. I am wondering if anyone could ...
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Moving an object in an area [closed]

I am planning to build a little game and I would need to move a small magnet inside a rectangular area. Ideally I would be able to control movement arbitrarily e.g. using a joystick. I am trying to ...
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How can I make a Parallax Servomotor move a water tap correctly and prevent from vibrations?

I am using Arduino Mega 2560 I have built an structure with plastic 3D pieces to move this water tap.: I am using the "Servomotor Parallax Inc 140 mA, 4 6 V" to rotate the tap: Some more images to ...
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How to stop program while Servo is rotating

If I code like this: motor.write(0); Serial.println("Before"); motor.write(180); Serial.println("After"); Both "Before" and "After" is instantly printed, while the motor is still rotating. I want "...
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ESP8266-01 Resetting when DC motor runs

DC motor: 3-6v Servo sg90: 3-7.2v Esp 8266 01: 3.3v I have 2 Arduino Uno both has their own ac-dc power adapter. Lets say, 1st Arduino is Ard1 and 2nd is Ard2. The Ard1 communicates to a web ...
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setting a dc motor to work for a fixed amount of time [closed]

I am trying to set a DC motor to work for a fixed amount of time. For example if I will press left, I want it to work for a minute and after that to stop. If I will press right, to work for a minute ...
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Arduino Mega with Makerfire BLHeli_S ESC strange shaking and shorks

I'm trying to use Arduino to control brushless motors with Makerfire BLHeli_S ESC through Servo library. However, I've encountered the following issue. First, when the Mega board was updating ESC ...
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Regarding Geared motor encoders

I wrote a simple code to count the number of pulses when the motor runs. The code just counts the number of interrupts from the encoder, but the output is very weird. Even when the motor is not ...
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Using arduino uno and an adafruit shield to control 3 dc motors and a linear stepper motor

Hello I am currently doing a project at my university which requires me to order and program 4 motors using an arduino. I will be using an arduino uno and an adafruit motor shield. 2 of the dc motors ...
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Servo Program Questions

Hi programming in arduino, I am trying to get a nested for loop inside a for loop with industrial servo which used PUL +- DIR+- (bought motor off amazon). My goal is to get the puls delay to increase....
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Arduino MKR 10100 control DC Motor

Thank you for reading my post. I have been stuck on this for several weeks now! I am trying to turn ON/OFF a DC motor from Arduino IOT Cloud. I have set up the cloud and added the switch. Everything ...
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Error to work in reverse VNH2SP30

ım building a rover and ı using Johson 12v Dc motor and VNH2SP30. My code and motor works perfectly but my motor driver works only one way. It cant go to reverse and motor starts buzzing when it tries ...
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For what is used an ESC with a PWM?

So I was reading a few questions on drone, and I reach this one. It said that an ESC is used between the PWM Arduinno's port and the motor. I don't really understand what it means. According to what ...
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DC Motor Car Steering

I am working on a project with a 3-Wheel Car: 1 Custer Wheel, and 2 DC Motors. I need to steer the car playing with the speeds of these two dc motors. If I would supply a constant voltage and current ...
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Troubles with motors for arduino

Why won't my motors work? My setup is as followed: arduino mega 2560 -> L296N motor controller -> Gikfun 3-6v dc motors. To power the motors the setup is as followed: arduino mega 2560 5v -> ...
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Servomotor AND Button

I am having trouble trying to make servomotor and button work together. The button code here below works fine when alone in a separate code but when it is transferred to the code with the servomotor ...
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Controlling Multiple Brushless Motors with Arduino

I'm working on making an FPV racing drone as an introductory project to using Arduino. I need to be able to control four brushless motors using an Arduino Uno. First of all, does anyone have any ...
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How do I write my code to reverse the motors in the opposite direction so the RSLK can move backwards?

I've assembled the TI RSLK Robot Maze Edition for a final project for my embedded systems class. Instead of using the MSP432P401R LaunchPad that came with the kit to control the power board, I've used ...
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Adafruit motorshield v2.3 not working

I want to connect my adafruit motor shield v2.3 to a touch board from bare conductive so that the motor turns when one of the electrodes is touched. I've tested the touch part and that isn't a ...
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L298N Dual Motor Controller Enable Pin has power but motors not working

I am trying to get the L298N to work with a simple DC motor. For now, I have simplified the setup and the code to the basics to try to get it to work. I am using the following wiring setup with no ...
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MPU6050 with Arduino I2C Unreliable with Motor Noise

I have an autonomous wall-tracking robot that uses relative angle changes from a I2C-connected MPU6050 module along with ultrasonic 'ping' sensors for motor speed control to acquire and then track a ...
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Trying to get a servo motor to move to certain setpoints when a control potentiometer shows certain values

Here's my Code so far: void setup() { Serial.begin(9600); } void loop() { float a; float angle; int setpoint; a = analogRead(A1); angle = map(a, 0, 1023, 0, 180); if ( (angle>0) &...
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Trying to control DC motor speed with PID

i'm trying to control a DC motor with PID. I have already made a code where i control the motor with an ultrasonic sensor (for distance) but now i need to run the motor at a given RPM (the Output). I ...
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How to toggle LED and motor on button press?

we want to have a LED turn on with the press of a button, and become brigther and brighter as times go by (whithin a defined time frame), and when it reaches maximum brightness to turn off for a ...
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How to Control 2-wire Rotary-Gear Linear Actuator

Any ideas how to control a 2-wire DC 5V 10mm Stroke Mini Linear Actuator based Rotary Gear Motor? Most linear actuators (aside from solenoids) are controlled via 3-4 wires. Do I need a separate motor ...
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Position Feedback for Stepper Motor

I want to rotate a gearwheel with a stepper motor. While Arduino is on everything is well. My gearwheel transfer its power to a gear worm. The worm will go 10th cm and back repeatedly. When I cut the ...
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To stop the geared DC motor based on the number of rotation

I am doing a small project in which I need to stop rotating the dc geared motor based on its number of rotation (in my case I need only 2 rotation), after two rotation it should stop rotating. I am ...
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Will this code for braking of dc motor using sensor work?

#define trigPin 13 #define echoPin 14 #define e1 10 // Enable Pin for motor 1 #define t1 8 // Control pin 1 for motor 1 #define t2 9 // Control pin 2 for motor 1 #define led 3 #define led2 5 #...
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Difference between L298 and L298N motor driver

I was planning to buy a motor driver for my project purpose, but I don't understand which motor driver will suit my purpose. As there are two motor drivers available online. Can someone explain me the ...
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arduino & drivers to control 5 brushed CIM motors independently?

i am a complete newbie in electronics but i'm a bit familiar with C. i am building a machine that requires 5 little engines (12V 2.5in brushed CIM motors) & motor drivers (i need to adjust each ...
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Guidance on controlling gimbal brushless motors?

i want to make a gimbal using an arduino and im having trouble finding how to control brushless gimbal motors with arduino as they all go into a BGC ive found a BGMC https://rovertec.com/products/...
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Mosfet controlled motor runs while LOW

I am using a mosfet (IRFZ44N) to control a dc motor, and a separate one to control a led strip. Both are using the same circuit running to different pwm pins on the arduino. The light strip is ...
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ESP12E motorshield analogWrite issue when powering DC motor

I am relatively new to adruino and this whole space. I am currently trying to power a DC motor using an ESP12E motor shield and an ESP8266 Module Motor Shield - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/...
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Need a component to connect a 9v water pump

I have a 9v water pump that i want to turn on\off from the arduino, What module should i use to turn it on and off? I am using now a mosfet for my 5v pump, can a mosfet be used for 9v as well? Or is ...
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Could i use a stepper motor?

i want to make a 3-axis gimbal with arduino but brush-less motors seem incredibly hard so would stepper motors work for this purpose? if their is a way if not, is how can i connect 3 gimbal motors to ...
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Please help! My Bluetooth Controlled Car Isn't working

I followed this tutorial: enter link description here I built it according to the schematic except I didn't connect an LED (I assume this isn't the problem). This is the schematic: I'm a beginner so ...
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Stepper Motor Direction via Flow Amps

I have a problem with stepper motor direction. I want to change the direction of the stepper motor rotation, when the stepper motor shaft is stuck. For example, when I hold the shaft of the ...
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Control DC Motor with Arduino Uno WiFi Rev2 Html Slider Code

I would like to control my dc motor using the Arduino Uno WiFi Rev2 using an html range slider. Now I can control the motors speed and direction using push buttons just fine. My code is posted below ...
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Help me get my robotic car to work?

So I recently followed a tutorial on youtube and I've assembled the car and connected all the wires. What I've done: Car Now in the video, when the guy connects all the wires, the wheels constantly ...
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Have I fried my arduino uno?

I made a smart dustbin using arduino, servo motor, & ultrasonic sensor. It worked pretty well for a few number of days. But once I don't know how but the Arduino 'ON' light started to become dim ...
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How to control segway motor with arduino uno?

I salvaged segway motor with 8 wires. I did completed basic connection of 5 hall sensors and power from 36V lipo battery in the image below. When I connect self-learning wires then motor starts ...

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