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Can u control 2 bi and 1 uni directional motor using L293D ?
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Can u control 2 bi and 1 uni directional motor using L293D ?

by adityadatla on Fri Mar 20, 2009 10:55 pm

Hey i am working on a project for making a soccer bot and for that i need to control 3 motors : 2 bidirectional and one unidirectional(for the kicking mechanism) can any1 tell me weather a l293d can do it??? thanks....
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Re: Can u control 2 bi and 1 uni directional motor using L293D ?

by adafruit_support_bill on Sat Mar 21, 2009 9:12 am

One L293D will control 2 motors, unidirectional or bidirectional. If you have three motors, you will need 2 L293Ds.

You should check out Lady Ada's motor shield. It will do exactly what you want. The kit price is very reasonable, or you can use the schematic to build your own from scratch.

http://www.ladyada.net/make/mshield/index.html

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