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Power for 2 motors Answered

Hello everyone, my question is regarding power supply for an Arduino UNO with an Adafruit Motor Shield. I want to use 2 motors that are 12V(link below). I know that the power supply needed should be about 1v more than that of the motor, bu if I want to use 2 motors, do I need to double the voltage of the battery?

motor: http://www.abra-electronics.com/products/29DM12V-Single-Shaft-6V%252d12V-DC-Motor.html


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8 years ago

The motors will be running off the power supply in parallel. So the votlage needed will still only be 13V but the amount of current drawn from the power supply will double.