Help with DC motor control circuit Answered
I am looking for some advice in regards to a DC motor control circuit i am trying to build out of some electronic parts I have lying around. See attached control circuit diagram.
The idea is that a timer will trigger the relay to either run the motor in reverse at full voltage or it will run forward stopping and starting as per the wave form from the 555 timer. So on for about 2 seconds and off for about 2 seconds. This waveform can be changed using R1 and R2 which are trim pots.
The circuit works as expected until I hook the motor up. When the motor is meant to be following the waveform from the 555 it will actually stop and start very erratically. Any help on the reason for this would be great.
Also this is one of my first electronics projects and any feedback on my design would be appreciated.