Motor Control Project With TB6612FNG

About: Electronic and Computer Engineering student University of Limerick.

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!!

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    9 months ago

    Great first Instructable. Thanks for sharing with the community.