Questions tagged [motor]

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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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Feeding microcontroller and linear actuators (motors) with the same power supply

I have already made a diagram using a motor controller. I want to use only one power supply to feed arduino and motors. I want to use MDD10 dual motor driver. The details of the actuators each one is:...
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Is possible to turn on a DC motor with a PNP transistor? [closed]

Most tutorials use NPN transistors (eg. TIP122). I have a PNP Darlington TIP125 - how can I turn a DC motor on?
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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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Stabilize voltage input for Arduino nano on a drone [migrated]

I am doing a small drone project, and the 8V battery provides power to both the motors and the Arduino Nano. I expect a lot of noise from the motors, however I assume that the Arduino Nano power ...
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Slow speed with stepping motor

I am currently working on a project where i need a stepping motor and a servo running at the same time, the servo turns fine and the speed is ok, but the stepping motors speed is very slow and as a ...
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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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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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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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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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What are the unused pins in an Arduino L293D motor shield?

What are the unused pins in an Arduino L293D motor shield? I want to connect the shield using wires instead of directly mounting on top of the Arduino board.
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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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Having trouble with motor shield running off external power source

I apologize if I don't immediately give important info, I'm very new to arduino's/circuity of any kind. I'll try to include as much info as possible. Some preface: I'm currently working on a project ...
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Dshot implementation on Arduino (ESC protocol)

Does anyone one know if it's possible to implement Dshot on Arduino? I want to interface the Arduino with ESCs (electric speed controllers). These ESCs use Dshot, (https://oscarliang.com/dshot/) a ...
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How to control DC motor speed with L298N and Node MCU?

I want to control an RC car with a joystick in mobile. Currently, I can only make the motor move forward and backward but not able to control the speed. Node mcu is used as a processor to receive the ...
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can I check if why my motor isn't working?

I am currently using the arduino Uno connected with L298N(green pcb) connected to a dc motor rated 12V. I provided dedicated 12v power supply to the dc motor and the arduino board's power is supplied ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How To Stop Linear Actuator?

I wrote a code but the motor does not stop, it keeps moving can anyone send to a code that can I stop the motor after my code that shows bellow? const int forwards = 7; const int backwards = 6;//...
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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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2 Motor Robot Control with RC Radio

I am making a robot for a local robotics competition. One main function I need to do is move it forward, backward, right, left. Just like an RC car. I have programmed it to do that but it seems ...
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Leonardo-based tachometer?

I'm new here. I'm not a native speaker, so pardon my English. I just received my Arduino Leonardo today. I tried some basic calculations and stuff like blinking and LCD interfacing. Its interesting. ...
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Arduino Uno + Jaguar Speed Controller + CIM Motor (12V DC)

I have connected a CIM motor to a Jaguar speed controller, powered by a 12V battery. The Jaguar is connected to an Arduino Uno via the signal and ground. Also, I have two switches connected to the ...
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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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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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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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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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Controlling a servo motor with a touch sensor

I want to modify my code to move a servo motor only for the duration of time that the sensor is touched and stop moving immediately when the sensor is no longer touched. The code I have moves the ...
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Arduino remote-controlled car stops after a few seconds

I am making a remotely controlled car for a project at Uni. The car is made from an Arduino Uno, a 2 motor driver and a Bluetooth transceiver. I have written some code for it, but it randomly stops ...
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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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Why is my Adafruit motor shield not spinning my motors?

I'm using the Adafruit Motor Shield v2.3. I'm powering the Arduino with a USB cable and I'm powering the motor shield with a 9 volt battery. I removed the vin pin, and I'm using this tutorial/code to ...
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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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analogWrite is not working - while trying to control DC motor speed

I'm trying to control the speed of DC Motor using Arduino R3 NPN Transistor (2N2222A331) 10k potentiometer 2M ohm resistor Diode I'm not using L298N and I'm also not using L293D. DC motor is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Are my stepper motors being burnt out? What is the issue here?

I am building a mini-cnc laser engraver as shown in this intructable and this youtube video. I have built the circuit (minus the jst connector and two male pins at the top left of the board) and have ...
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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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Keep motor moving

I have a problem on how to keep my stepper motor moving when button is released. It should only stop moving if I press the button again. For now, stepper motor is only moving IF the button is ...
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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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