Go Down

Topic: Controlling a simple toy car with Arduino Mini 05 or similar. (Read 1 time) previous topic - next topic


Jan 20, 2013, 09:48 pm Last Edit: Jan 20, 2013, 10:59 pm by Drake Reason: 1
Hi, I would like to make a experiment with a toy car, the car have a 130 Mabuchi motor and are using a coil system for the steering.

I need to find a way to control the coil and how to make the power go in different directions to steer left and right and how to control the motor.

Where to start?
I am searching an example of controlling a coil with Arduino

Any help is appreciated.


The device you need to control the force & direction of a solenoid is the same device you need to control the speed & direction of a DC motor.  It's an H-Bridge.  For a full-size Arduino like an UNO you would typically use a Motor Control Shield.  For an Arduino Mini you can't use a standard shield so you should probably look for a breakout board.

You need to determine the voltage and current requirements of your devices so you can pick an appropriate H-Bridge.
Send Bitcoin tips to: 1G2qoGwMRXx8az71DVP1E81jShxtbSh5Hp

Go Up

Please enter a valid email to subscribe

Confirm your email address

We need to confirm your email address.
To complete the subscription, please click the link in the email we just sent you.

Thank you for subscribing!

via Egeo 16
Torino, 10131