Using a Motor With Linkit ONE




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Introduction: Using a Motor With Linkit ONE

Motors + Linkit ONE

Step 1: Materials

Motor (you do not have to buy one, i got this from an old RC Car)


Lithium ion Battery

Linkit ONE

Step 2: Connections

Put the wires in the 4th and 6th holes at the top of the Linkit ONE. Plug in the the ion battery at the top right of your board as shown in the picture

Step 3: Connect the Motor

Now just simply plug the wires into the motor. Use the picture as reference

Step 4: Possible Uses

With the motor there are a lot of things you can do. This particular motor rotates , so some uses could be

  • Hand held Fan
  • Wheel motor
  • Spinning Blade ( wouldn't cut to many things)
  • Props
  • And More!

Step 5: Finish

Now you have a running motor that you can use for many things



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    Feel free to destroy your linkit one. When you stop the energy the motor inertia will maintain your motor running and acting as a generator and the kickback current can fry your board.

    Use a diode for protect your device or better a h-bridge.

    Additionally. What's the point to connect a motor to the power lines instead connect it directly to a battery?