So I'm trying to build a large automatic window shade (8ft by 16ft). The shade will most likely just be a plastic tarp of some sort. And the roller will be w/e metal bar I can find at Home Depot.
NTE7064 - http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=12706338
9-18VDC Motor - http://www.radioshack.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2102827
Arduino Kit - http://www.makershed.com/Getting_Started_with_Arduino_Kit_V3_0_p/msgsa.htm
My questions are the following...
1) The datasheet shows Vcc & Vs pins. Vcc = 5V from arduino board & Vs = 9-18V from power supply?
2) Will I need any resistors, diodes, or capacitors? Or does the NTE7064 take cake of most of that?
3) The max arduino can take is 12V. The NTE7064 avg current is 1A.
a) Will that be enough to roll a 8'x16' plastic tarp up & down? Or should I bypass the arduino board & power the NTE7064 directly w/ 18V?
b) Can my breadboard & 22 AWG wires from the Arduino kit handle an avg 1A of current?
c) Assuming 12V & 1A avg will be enough, does that mean I need a 12v 1A power supply?
Thanks in advance.