Motor Driver Shield L293D - Arduino Compatible

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  • Product Code: Motor Driver Shield L293D
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  • Basically this means using this chip you can use DC motors and power supplies of up to 12 Volts
  • Thats some pretty big motors and the chip can supply a maximum current of 600mA per channel, the L293D chip is also what's known as a type of H-Bridge.
  • The H-Bridge is typically an electrical circuit that enables a voltage to be applied across a load in either direction to an output, e.g. motor.
  • 2 connections for 5V 'hobby' servos connected to the Arduino's high-resolution dedicated timer - no jitter!
  • Can drive 4 DC motors or 2 stepper motors or 2 Servo.
  • Up to 4 bi-directional DC motors with individual 8-bit speed selection.
  • Up to 2 stepper motors (unipolar or bipolar) with single coil, double coil or interleaved stepping.
  • 4 H-Bridges: per bridge provides 0.6A (1.2A peak current) with thermal protection, can run motors on 4.5V to 12V DC.
  • Pull down resistors keep motors disabled during power-up.
  • Reset button.
  • 2 external terminal power interface, for seperate logic/motor supplies.
  • Tested compatible for Arduino Mega, Diecimila & Duemilanove.

Power Supply

Power for the motors can be supplied from the Arduino boards DC Jack (normally 9V) or from the 2-pin EXT-PWR terminal block.
If you are supplying power from the EXT_PWR terminal block you should remove the PWR jumper or you could damage the shield and the Arduino board.

Documents

Notes:

  • Please note that this item does not come with an Arduino (you'll need one to use with the shield).
  • The shield now comes with all the components soldered on and tested and have headers installed.

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