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LinusF

May 02, 2018, 08:36 pm Last Edit: May 02, 2018, 08:37 pm by LinusF
I want to power 2 unipolar stepper motors with my arduino uno. Therefor I wanted to use the Adafruit Motor Shield V2 (https://www.adafruit.com/product/1438) that supports motors from 4.5V to 13.5V until I regonized it doesent support my motors (2 x Vexta PX244M, 4V, 1.2A). Is there any way I can use this shield or is there something similar (I will need around 10 pins for sensors).

MarkT

Run it at 4.5V, the driver chip has significant on-resistance so you'll lose at least 0.5V anyway.
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justone

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Adafruit Motor Shield V2
V2 has the TB6612 Mosfet driver chip.

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