Most of competitive robotic applications require a driver circuit to drive motors and some mechanism of relaying data wirelessly to and from the robot. Market is aflush with DC motor drivers with a wide range of current capacities. As far as wireless connectivity is concerned hobbyists tend to use Bluetooth 2.0 based modules.
This product combines a motor driver (500 mA current capacity) with Bluetooth 2.0 module into a single solution in the form of an ArduinoUno shield.The driver can be controlled by four digital IO pinsand the Bluetooth functionality can be accessed from two digital pins (configured as software serial pins). The shield engages a total of six digital IO pins of the Arduino board.
|Maximum dimensions of the shield||36 mm x 49 mm x 12mm|
|Shield operating voltage||7 to 12 volts|
|Motor operating voltage||4.5 to 36 volts|
- Hobby robotics where wheeled robots are to be developed.
|Ashish Chhonkar||Assistant Professor||CARE|
- Basic circuit and PCB designing.