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Arduino Projects with Robotics Using the Sparkfun RedBoard

Welcome to the final Project Set of the Sparkfun Inventors Kit! This Project Set focuses on Robotics with the final Circuit being an Autonomously Driving Vehicle! New components introduced in this tutorial are:  DC Motor/Gearbox Motor Driver...

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18 Apr 2018

Motor Drivers vs. Motor Controllers

If you’ve ever built a robot with wheels, or any motorised parts really, you’ll have come across the issue of needing to drive it from your microcontroller. Because a standard chip is only able to output a small amount of current, you&rsq...

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27 Jun 2017

Controlling Stepper Motors with the Arduino

Stepper Motors are a bit of a halfway mark between DC Motors and Servo motors, but they find a sweet spot that allows them to be perfect for certain applications. There are still a few main differences to be aware of when it comes to working with ste...

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11 Oct 2016

DC Motor Control with an Arduino

Electronics is fun, so far we have covered off on communicating between devices, making LEDs flash and LCD screen operation. However using electricity to control some form of movement in your project is a fun and interesting aspect to investigate. Th...

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7 Jun 2016

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