for a project based engineering course I would like to control in total 7 actuators (Servo, Stepper, DC Motor).
How many of each?
I would like to control this with a PS3-Controller use a LiPo-battery as a power source.
I attached my theoretical Project Set Up. My biggest concern is to choose the right hardware. My proposal is the following. Maybe you can give me feedback on that:
- Arduino Uno
- Ardafruit Motor Shield http://www.adafruit.com/products/1438
- USB Host Shield for PS3 Controller
My Questions are:
1) Can you recommend an USB Host Shield that works fine with Arduino Uno & the Adafruit Motor Shield?
Go to the Adafruit forum and see the post which lists pins the motor shield uses.
2) If I want to stack a second Adafruit motor Shield, will it be possible, Are there enough pins?
What I basically want to do is simple: I want to use a Controller to steer 7 actuators (Servos, Stepper, DC Motors)
Thank you for your help