Sensorless Brushless DC Motor Drive with MSP430

in MSP430, project logs by DP | 3 comments


A booster board for the MSP430 LaunchPad controls brushless DC motors with or without sensors. A bunch of double NPN transistor MBT2222AD ICs drive the motors:

I thought that I would share my project on the forum. I call it BLDC Booster. It is a booster pack for the MSP430 LaunchPad that allows for sensored or sensorless control of a brushless DC motor. It is open source hardware & firmware under Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike license.

Via the forum.

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  1. Jason Haedt says:

    I think this booster pack is a great way to experiment with sensorless unipolar switching techniques and sensored BLDC applications. Great work on the schematics, layout, and software on git. It is definitely easy to understand how you could adopt this board.

  2. Chris says:

    Nice! I hope to see a 430-copter soon!

  3. jeffrey atkins says:

    will this power a 200kv rc motor that needs a 100 amp controler?

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