Questions tagged [pwm]

PWM is a form of signal modulation that allows digital output to approximate an analog signal. Use this for questions about using the PWM pins (marked with ~).

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MOSFET not fully turning off LED

I'm trying to use a MOSFET to control an LED. I went through a few tutorials I found online and have setup my project accordingly but the problem is that while PWM dimming works, it couldn't turn the ...
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Trouble understanding min and max parameters for the Servo motor

This picture is from arduino.cc . Could someone please help me understand these parameters min and max? I was using TinkerCad taking input for the angle using a potentiometer (having mapped correctly ...
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PWM and attachInterrupts issues

I'm trying to control the speed of a DC current motor with PWM. I use an arduino UNO to send PWM signal to a mosfet Velleman vma411 to change the average tension of a my motor which is wired to ...
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Breathing LEDs on single PWM pin?

I'm doing a project which is essentially a lighted cube, that communicates status through different colors, where I get this ides [it][1] (having code). So when the light goes below a certain level it ...
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Atmega2560 PWM on PH4

I am trying to convert the following code to output to pin 7 (PH4, OC4B) on an Arduino Mega. The code outputs to pin 6. This code is from a GitHub for the GRBL on the Mega "https://github.com/...
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How does Arduino Servo.h library manage to output PWM when a Servo motor is connected to a non-PWM pin? [duplicate]

While learning more about Servos, the main thing i have learned is that, Servos (SG90) need PWM signal with the frequency of 50Hz. And the duty cycle of the frequency is used to rotate the angle of ...
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Arduino fade in/out 5 leds circuit acting wierd

I have a simple arduino project with 5 leds, the project should start with led 1 fade through 50 millisec to reach full brightness, then led 2 and so on until led 5 then turn them all off and loop. ...
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i have problem in generating pwm in steps

Given below is my loop and it counts 1 to 250 using the push button i just added this part as this one is the main part. I want to make it in steps like one press (push button) SETS IT TO 10 OR 20 ETC....
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Driving higher loads with PWM

My Arduino Pro Micro can source 500mA from 3.3V VCC, when it is USB powered. The chip itself, is rated for 200mA, though, and its output pins for 20mA recommended, 40mA max. I am looking to have 3 PWM ...
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Arduino, generating smaller frequency than 31Hz

I'm controlling a car instrument panel with Arduino using the tone() function, however with Arduino Uno's minimum 31Hz frequency I can only set the speedometer at ~12mph or more. I'd like to be able ...
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First I2C project - Unable to get any servo movement with PCA9685

I'm working on a project where I need to run multiple servos. For now though, I'm trying to get a single MG90S servo running with a PCA9685 servo driver but I'm unable to get any movement from the ...
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Variable frequency PWM, without changing timers

I need variable frequency output - 0-5000Hz with some duty cycle. I do not want to change timers, because I am using delays, serial and CAN, so I do not want them to be affected by changed timers. I ...
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Seeeduino XIAO write and read PWM duration (period) using timers

I am trying to communicate between two Seeeduino XIAO (chip: ATSAMD21G18A-MU) by way of TCC capture using register timers. Square wave pulse duration varies from 200ns to 4us. I found these two code ...
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Is a PWM phase duration set with OCR1A a reliable way to communicate values to other Arduinos?

I am working on communicating 4 switch states across multiple Arduinos using only one pin. It must be as fast as conceivably possible. Currently I have a master Arduino reading all 4 switches (...
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Control output of XL6009 Boost converter with Arduino

I wonder if someone could help me with figuring out how to control XL6009 Boost converter via Arduino. I have this popular board, and it has potentiometer to adjust the output voltage. However, I want ...
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MC33926 Brushed Motor Driver (Shield/Carrier)

How can I use a MC33926 Motor Driver like it is offered for Arduino to drive forwards, backwards with a PWM and a direction control. The problem is that the MC33926 has Inputs IN1 and IN2 and not PWM ...
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How do you get 2 PWM pins to inversely bitbang at 25 KHz on a Nano?

I need 2 PWM pins to oscillate at 25 KHz but they need to oscillate inverse to each other. When one is high, the other must be low and vise-versa. I want to do this with a Nano.
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L298N motor controller board EN pins

For this device are the enable pins meant to be connected to PWM pins? If so then how am I able to use this device with an arduino uno? The uno does not have any pwm pins right?
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Writing multiple inputs to serial port using a while loop

I am trying to get the serial monitor to prompt me to input two settings - the PWM level and the Resonance level. I am being prompted to input the PWM level, but before I can input the Resonance level ...
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How to correctly measure the duty from an interrupt that is used for counting

Trying to get the duty cycle % from an input (pin27) on my ESP32 that is currently used for analog input to read out the voltage provided by a GM driver. Anybody has an idea on how could I achieve ...
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DC Motor Acceleration with PWM

I'm not sure why this has been so difficult for me, but I'm trying to control the acceleration of a 10v DC motor with an Arduino UNO and an L298n H-Bridge. Using a 12v regulated power supply to power ...
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Can’t set duty cycle to 0% with custom PWM

I'm trying to control a heating element with PWM with an Arduino Nano, but the problem is even if I set the duty cycle to 0 it gives a tiny spike. I want to generate a square wave of 1Hz and that's ...
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Fader OOP Problem

This code works and it can fade three LEDs without any problem, obviously you can even add more of them : ) // Pins Definition const int button1 = 13; const int button2 = 12; const int button3 = 11; ...
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How can I read the Timer direction in phase correct PWM?

I have had to use Timer0 with phase correct PWM and a prescaler of 1. This results in a 32khz PWM frequency and obviously impacts millis, delay and micros. (Timer1 and Timer 2 are also in use so ...
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Arduino on/off PWM

When I turn on DC motor with a button I get a a fixed PWM value that goes into a loop till button state changes. What should I change that I could change X value with potentiometer in a loop? int X = ...
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Using 4x1 MUX to control a servo

I was supposed to first create a 4x1 MUX using AND and NOT gates. The 4 input data lines (io,i1,i2,i3) were 4 PWM pins from the arduino (3,5,6,9), with analogWrite() values as 100,150,200,250 ...
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Driving a servo with an ATTiny13A

So, I managed to fry my cheap servo/ESC (electronic speed controller) and decided to make my own using an ATTiny13A on some perfboard. But, I have run into some issues getting the servo to respond. I'...
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Generating Externally Triggered Complimentary PWM with Arduino Due

I need a 2KHz complimentary PWM waves with adjustable duty and phase that is triggered by an external 4KHz source. After reading the datasheet I think there might be 2 way to do this: Use a TC unit ...
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Arduino simulator - generating sine wave from PWD (Oscilloscope read is rectangular)

trying to create this simple circuit where a rectangular voltage input is transferred to a sine wave output. the process is quite simple, but I couldn't see the actual sine wave when connecting an ...
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How should I decide the cut-off frequency for my low-pass filter?

I'm trying to generate some basic thumping stereo sound using Arduino's PWM pins along with low-pass filters. This is the frequency spectrum for the sound I want to play using Arduino UNO's PWM pins: ...
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Fast PWM with Arduino, the inputs outputs don't work

Hello to the community! I am using ATTINY85 and I am programming it through the AVRISP using an Arduino UNO. This is the code I am using : #include <avr/io.h> #include <avr/interrupt.h> ...
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Using PWM pins on the UNO to generate Stereo Sound

I am trying to generate stereo sound using an Arduino UNO. Instead of using a separate DAC chip (as shown here), can I use the PWM pins on the UNO along with a low-pass filter? Also, would I need any ...
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PWM and Analog Signal Quality

I'm converting a 0-5v PWM signal to an analog signal using an LM358D. I've connected the output to an oscilloscope to look at the signal but I'm not really sure what I'm looking at. The PWM looks ok ...
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Change character sequence

I turn on the transmission of one key that works to open the door, but after a certain time I need to close the door, and for this I need to use the second key. I want to do without additional buttons,...
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Rotating Servo Motor using Arduino

Using arduino, I'm trying to rotate a 360 servo that will move clockwise 5 seconds,pause and counterclockwise for 5 seconds and then completely stop. However, my servo just continuously keeps on ...
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l298N PWM motor control with Uno is not functioning correctly

I'm working on a self-balancing robot. The self-balancing is not the issue. The issue is that the motors don't respond as they are supposed to. I would understand if it were unable to balance, but the ...
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Trouble with laser sensor

I have trouble with my laser sensor it doesn't work properly. When I connect all pins its doesn't work, when I remove GND and connect just the signal pin and VCC it works but the laser light is dim(I ...
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I have a problem trying to limit motor speed to a certain RPM using a MOSFET trigger switch module

I am using the potentiometer to control the duty cycle of a PWM signal to the MOSFET trigger switch module, thus controlling the motor speed. In my code, I have used the map function to utilize the ...
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Can Arduino uno adjust input square wave duty, phase and frequency with just timer-counter?

Requirement: I have input 4KHz pulse input Divide it's frequency in half Arbitrarily adjust phase Arbitrarily adjust duty Out put the modified pulse My solution (CPU): uint8_t cnt = 0; uint16_t t1 = ...
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Problem with sending IR with at ATMega328P-PU

I have a sketch that sends an IR code every second. It works fine (the correct code is received by my receiving Arduino next to it) on the Arduino but when I try to move the sketch to an ATMega328P-PU,...
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Is it possible to generate an exact 15 kHz clock pulse using an Arduino?

I want to generate a 15 kHz pulse with an Arduino using Timer1, but the problem is that if we want a 15000 Hz clock we need to initialize the timer with 1/15000 seconds or 66.66 microseconds, but we ...
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Weak Arduino Output Pins

Sorry if this is a newbie question, but I'm really struggling with this and I can't seem to figure it out. I've been learning Arduino for a while, and for my next project I'm attempting to build a ...
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(Arduino Uno) PWM output (and servo plugged on it) becomes unstable if I use 1Wire on another pin

Unnecessary context but hey I'm guessing you might be interested Hi, I want to build a PID temperature regulator with a servo that presses on a silicon pipe to adjust the flux of liquid passing ...
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Arduino Pro Mini PWM issue

I want to create a small LED strip driver/controller with 2 channels (Cold/Warm white) using Arduino Pro Mini (5V/16MHz). I have connected the parts per the following diagram I have pins 5 and 6 ...
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Always HIGHT line on Oscilloscope when UNO's Fast PWM TOP ICR1

I have been trying to get an answer my question for a 2 days already. It's good for knowledge collecting and playing with different things, but there haven't been a solution so far. I'm trying to ...
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How the light brightness stays constant when we increase the frequency of stroboscope

Well I am trying to make a Stroboscop. I found this code at blow: and tried. It works normally. But if I increase the RPM so decrease the "strobeDelay" time, the brightness of the LEDs goes ...
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Arduino Wifi Rev2, bug when reading PWM duty cycle value on pin 6

I am trying to read the PWM duty cycle set for pin 6 on the Arduino Wifi Rev2. By default, the timer used is TCB0, used in 8-bit PWM mode. The 16-bit Compare channel CCMP is used as two 8-bit ...
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Dimming this ~30V led with PWM, what do I need?

I have a street lamp with a led and simple driver in it, I don't know the exact led voltage but the driver (image attached) says 27-36V DC output, MODEL: 50W. Is there a part I could place between ...
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Is it possible to have long wire connections from an NodeMCU to a servo motor or button?

For my proyect, I need to conect my NodeMCU to a servo motor as well as a push button, the thing is, the distance from the NodeMCU and both components has to have a distance of around 6.10 meters (or ...
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Brushless motor vibration/jitter/noise - arduino uno

I am currently using these motors and driving them off these drivers and an arduino uno, and alternatively trying to make them turn using the setup in step 6 (both with l298n and without) in this ...

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