This is just a simple project that is controlling an linear actuator and servo motor with SparkFUN TB6612FNG motor control breakout board and Arduino Uno.
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Step 1: Parts Needed:
- Arduino Uno or similar
- USB cable for Arduino
- 12V 700mA min power supply
- TB6612FNG Motor Control breakout Board
- 5V Voltage Regulator 7805
- Servo Motor
- Linear Actuator
- Push to make button
- Jumper wires
Step 2: Assemble the Circuit:
Connect circuit as in the above picture and Fritzing diagram.
Step 3: Get the Code:
Get the code from GitHub here.
Step 4: Procedure:
1. Download as zip file and extract in C:\Users\Name\Documents\Arduino.
2. Open Arduino IDE and click FILE->Preferences
3. Change Sketchbook location to C:\Users\Name\Documents\Arduino\TB6612_projects and press ok.
4. Click FILE->Open and navigate to C:\Users\Name\Documents\Arduino\TB6612_projects\TB6612_Control_Actuator_Servo_project and open the project.
5. Compile and upload and enjoy!!