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RTK Motor Controller Board Kit for Raspberry Pi

SKU: ADA1687

$42.95 AUD, inc GST
$39.05 AUD, exc GST
RTK Motor Controller Board Kit for Raspberry Pi

SKU: ADA1687

$42.95 AUD, inc GST
$39.05 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product

This product has been retired and kept here for reference.

The RTK Raspberry Pi Motor Controller Board Kit is a simple to use, budget-friendly, motor controller board for the Raspberry Pi that allows you to control motors using the GPIO Pins with very little coding.

The RTK RPi M.C.B is a self-assembly kit that allows you to control DC motors with ease. Once the board is soldered up it is as simple as plugging the board on top of a Raspberry Pi and then programming Python, Scratch or any other method of controlling the GPIO pins using the Raspberry Pi. All that is required is a power source for the motors and at least one motor to get started. The board allows you to then drive the motor in both directions just by turning a GPIO Pin on or off. It also supports Pulse Width Modulation which allows you to control the speed of the motors individually.

Programming the Kit
As mentioned above, programming the board to drive a motor is as simple as turning a pin on or off. Example code for Python is provided in the Tutorials section. You can also use any other programming language that works with Raspberry Pi! They also have Scratch support under the add-on name “rtkmotorcon” or you can just turn the pins high and low.

Broadcom Pins:

  • Motor 1: 17 & 18
  • Motor 2: 22 & 23

Board Pin Numbers:

  • Motor 1: 11 & 12
  • Motor 2: 15 & 16

RTK Motor Controller Board Kit for Raspberry Pi (11:30)

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