uStepper – Controlling Stepper Motor with ease
But what is uStepper? In short, uStepper is a product, improving performance of a motor type called “stepper motors”. Stepper motors are used in a wide range of applications where you have to move something, a certain distance, precisely! For example, they are used in your inkjet...Continue Reading
OPEN MOTOR CONTROL – An open source motor controller for everyone
It is open source and based upon the ATmega32U4 microcontroller, and provided with drivers for two DC brush motors and a stepper motor. It receives commands via USB or serial ports, or via the I²C bus. For those dealing with robotics, one of the problems to solve is the management of...Continue Reading
PIC Arduino for Motor Control Projects
This board created for makers, who want to use various Arduino UNO shields with PIC micro-controllers from Microchip. Board facilitates the use of any 28 PIN DIP PIC microcontroller with or without crystal. Omit Y1 , C9 and C10 in case of internal oscillator . Project can also be used...Continue Reading
Fan Speed Control Is Cool!
App note from Maxim Integrated about their MAX6650 and MAX6651 fan controllers chip. Temperature-based fan control is a necessity in a growing number of systems, both to reduce system noise and to improve fan reliability. When fan control is augmented by fan-speed monitoring, a...Continue Reading
Mini Infra-Red Remote Robot Controller Shield For Arduino Nano
The Mini Infra-Red Remote Robot Controller shield for Arduino Nano is designed to drive mini mobile robots. Low voltage DC Motor controller interface allows Infrared wireless control of two DC motors, two PWM and 2 Direction signal outputs to drive two motors separately. TB6612 IC is...Continue Reading
PCB Motor – A smaller and cheaper brushless motor.
by Carl Bugeja @ hackaday.io designed a brushless motor using a 3D printer and a 4-layer PCB. He writes: The PCB motor is my solution for trying to design a smaller, cheaper and easier to assemble brushless motor. The motor's stator is a 6 spiral PCB coil in a star configuration....Continue Reading
Pulurobot – An Open Source Heavy Load Bearing Application Robot Powered by the Raspberry Pi
If you have seen the starship delivery robots by Starship Technologies, you will know how cool delivery robot can be. Pulurobotics have released a set of low-cost opensource robots that are capable of carrying heavy loads and can be reconfigured to do several tasks. Application...Continue Reading
3.5A Unipolar Stepper Motor Driver
Unipolar stepper motor driver can drive unipolar stepper motor up to 3.5A and supply range is 10 To 50V DC. The board has been designed using STK672-442AEN IC. The STK672-442AN is a hybrid IC for use as a unipolar, 2-phase stepper motor driver with PWM current control and...Continue Reading