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Motor controllers for cheap robots

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

An instructables on motor controllers for cheap robots  by JayWeeks Almost every robot needs to power a motor of some sort or another. Problem is that motors take quite a lot of power, compared to what most microcontrollers operate with. To solve this problem, robots use what is called a...

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Posted in DIY, robotics | 2 Comments »

Sensorless Brushless DC Motor Drive with MSP430

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

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...

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Posted in MSP430, project logs | 4 Comments »

10-A H-Bridge motor controller

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Chris from PyroElectro has posted his plans for a 10-A H-Bridge motor controller that avoids using the the typical controller ICs. He writes: Motor control is the core heart of robotics. Without locomotion or any movement a robot is dull and lifeless. The H-bridge is a tried and true concept...

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