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Development Board, Motor Driver Board, For the micro:bit, Controls 2 Motors

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Motor Drive Board

BBC micro:bit


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Product Overview

The 5620 from Kitronik is a motor driver board for the BBC micro:bit - V2. It provides a simple way to add motor driving capability to a BBC micro:bit. This allows 2 motors to be driven simultaneously with forward, reverse and stop control, making it ideal for designs such as buggies. It is based on the DRV8833 motor driver IC which has built-in short circuit, over current and thermal protection. Board includes an integrated edge connector slot for BBC micro:bit to easily slot into. Also features external connections to button A and button B inputs. This allows additional switches/inputs to be connected to motor driver board and state of these can then be read by BBC micro:bit. There are 2 additional inputs/outputs. These can be used for connecting a range of parts and can be used in either digital or analogue modes. Board also produces a regulated 3V supply that is fed into 80 way connector to power the inserted BBC micro:bit removing need to power BBC micro:bit directly.
  • Terminal blocks for easy connection of motors and inputs
  • 4 inputs (2 analogue inputs and 2 provide external connections to buttons A and B as inputs)
  • Includes edge connector for the BBC micro:bit to slot into
  • Provide regulated power to the BBC micro:bit
  • Ideal for designs such as buggies and other robotics projects
  • Dimension is 67mm x 61mm x 18mm (L x W x H)
  • 4.5V to 6V operating voltage (Vcc)
  • 1.5A max current per motor channel
  • 5mA digital output drive current

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