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  • Newark Part No.: 78T1603
  • Manufacturer Part No A000079

Product Overview

The A000079 Arduino motor shield is based on the L298, which is a dual full bridge driver designed to drive inductive loads such as relays, solenoids, DC and stepping motors. It lets you drive two DC motors with your Arduino board, controlling the speed and direction of each one independently. You can also measure the current absorption of each motor, among other features. The shield is TinkerKit compatible, which means you can quickly create projects by plugging TinkerKit modules to the board. This shield has two separate channels, called A and B, that each use 4 of the Arduino pins to choose the rotation direction, vary the speed, fast brake or sense the current that is flowing through the motor. In total there are 8pins in use on this shield. You can use each channel separately to drive two DC motors or combine them to drive one bipolar stepper motor. The shield can supply 2A per channel, for a total of 4A maximum.
  • 5V to 12V operating voltage
  • L298P, drives two DC motors or one stepper motor
  • 2A per channel or 4A maximum current
  • 1.65V/A current sensing
  • Free running stop and brake function


Motor Drive & Control; Power Management
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  • Core Architecture: -
  • Core Sub-Architecture: -
  • Features: Dual Full-bridge Driver, Supports 2x Brush DC Motors or 1 Stepper Motor
  • For Use With: Arduino and compatible Boards
  • Kit Contents: Evaluation Board for L298P Two DC Motor or Stepper Motor
  • SVHC: To Be Advised
  • Silicon Core Number: L298P
  • Silicon Family Name: -
  • Silicon Manufacturer: STMicroelectronics

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