Hello, I am pretty beginner to Arduino UNO and ESP8266. I have a few questions for which I think this community may help.
How can I power my Arduino UNO board other than using the USB? I know that the black color power jack needs 7-12 V power. I also know about the ViN pin but I don't know how to use it. Can anyone help?
If I use the ViN pin or the Black color power jack does the board gives 5V and 3.3V output from the +5V and 3V3 pins?
I have an L298N Motor driver and created a circuit like this:
I read on the net that when we connect less than 12V to this motor driver the last 5V pin can be used as Output. Now does the UNO power up if I use that output from the 5V pin of the motor driver to power on the Arduino UNO Board using the ViN pin(as shown in the picture)?
Basically, I want to ask that will the circuit shown in picture work perfectly without destroying any of my component/board?
What is the Input voltage required to power on the ESP8266? Can I create the same circuit as shown in the Fritzing diagram above with the ESP8266?
If I consider to buy an Arduino Clone with a CH340G driver do I need to install that driver into my computer separately or will it come pre-installed with Arduino IDE?
This is the pinout of the L298N for reference: L298N Pinout
I know this topic is pretty long, but please consider helping a beginner...