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Producing 12V from an Arduino UNO, Even if needs external modules? Answered

All I need is to drive a 12V DC Motor for some seconds and turn it off for some seconds but an arduino only produces a maximum of 5 volts.....

Any help with how i get it to work??

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bekathwiaBest Answer (author)2017-08-28

You can use a separate power supply for the motor, and switch it using the transistor similar to the circuit in the Input/Output lesson. A sample circuit like this can be found in Randy's Robots Class: https://www.instructables.com/lesson/Robot-Brains/...

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