L293D Motor Drive Shield for Arduino

Part ID: VT-2699
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This is a Motor Drive Shield Expansion Board for L293D chip. You can plug this shield directly into Arduino UNO or Arduino Mega2560 pins. L293D is a monolithic integrated, high voltage, high current, 4-channel driver.Basically this means using this chip you can use DC motors and power supplies of up to 36 Volts, thats some pretty big motors and the chip can supply a maximum current of 600mA per channel, the L293D chip is also what’s known as a type of H-Bridge. The H-Bridge is typically an electrical circuit that enables a voltage to be applied across a load in either direction to an output, e.g. motor.

  • 2 external terminal power interface, for seperate logic/motor supplies
  • 4 H-Bridges: per bridge provides 0.6A (1.2A peak current) with thermal protection
  • Can drive 4 DC motors or 2 stepper motors or 2 Servo
  • Can run motors on 4.5V to 36V DC
  • Pull down resistors keep motors disabled during power-up
  • Tested compatible for Mega, Diecimila & Duemilanove
  • Up to 2 stepper motors (unipolar or bipolar) with single coil, double coil or interleaved stepping
  • Up to 4 bi-directional DC motors with individual 8-bit speed selection