In this Instructables, I'm going to try to control the direction and speed of a DC motor by a joystick with the help of Arduino, use the components from the Elegoo Uno R3 Super Start Kit available from Amazon.com.
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Step 1: Objectives
There are many Arduino learning kit on the market with various flavors. The Elegoo Uno R3 kit has a cloned Arduino Uno 3 very similar to the original, as well as a good collection of common components and a comprehensive manual with 24 fun Arduino projects with sketches. The objective of this project is to apply the joystick control to the DC motor which has a lot of real-world application.
Step 2: Parts List
Step 3: Schematics
Step 4: Code
Refer to the documentation supplied with the Elegoo kit for a detailed explanation functional diagram for the L293D IC and the joystick. In particular:
- Lesson 12 Analog Joystick Module
- Lesson 21 DC Motors