I just did another Instructable – Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller) (wow – that’s a mouthful…).

It is the result of my effort to come up with something less annoying to construct than an H-Bridge – using just locally available parts in the process (under $9 at Radio Shack!).

If you order components online – you can get the cost down around $4 each. Pretty good considering it can handle 5 amps.

I find documenting projects online highly satisfying. It lets me set aside worthwhile projects that I’ve gotten bored with – without feeling I’m abandoning them.

This particular Instructable is hypothetically a subcomponent of an upcoming homebrew CNC system.

Stay tuned…

4 thoughts on “Easy, Reversible Motor Control for Arduino (or any Microcontroller)

  1. Disculpa.. Queria preguntarte: ┬┐Como hisicistes el programa que le pasastes al modulo arduino? es mi unica duda o si me podrias decir cual es si es que quieres claro

  2. Hi,

    Thank you…can you post the arduino source code please… i seam to have a problem with my relay…. it vibrates very fast and not sure why

  3. > just one question, what kind of motor did you use?
    > thank you!
    > Daniela

    Some kind of gear motor out of my junk drawer. Not totally sure where I got them..

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