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Adafruit Motor Shield? Answered

Hi,I have this motor shield and I would like to know is its possible to use its max 2 servos and 2 dc motors at the same time and how much power do I need if I have two standard ra 130 motors and 4.8-6v servos?

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mpilchfamily (author)2013-05-23

It can either use 2 servos or 2 dc motors, not all 4 at once.

The controller isn't a very powerful one. I burnt mine out with a simple 12V bipolar stepper motor running off a 9V source. The chips overheated pretty fast. It's a nice controller to play around with controlling a couple of motors but not one for using in any major projects that require more then a couple of motors.

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vek11 (author)mpilchfamily2013-05-24

Thank you, you saved me a lot of time!

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