Waveshare - RPi Motor Driver Board

Waveshare RPi Motor Driver Board

Waveshare - RPi Motor Driver Board
Waveshare - RPi Motor Driver Board
Waveshare - RPi Motor Driver Board
Waveshare RPi Motor Driver Board

 

Waveshare have designed this motor controller board for the Raspberry Pi for controlling two DC motors or one stepper motor. Its a great board if you want to build a robot or any kind of actuator that’s controlled by a electric motor. There is an infra red receiver on the board as well. This allows you to control your robot with a remote controller.

 

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Features

  • Supports Raspberry Pi A+/B+/2B/3B
  • Freescale H-bridge driver MC33886, controls DC motors to turn in both directions
  • Onboard 5V regulator, provides power to Raspberry Pi
  • Onboard IR receiver, used for remote control robot
  • Multi protection circuit, excellent stability
    • 2A self-recovery fuse, keep your Pi safe
    • Driver chip features Short-Circuit Shutdown for Large Output Current, Undervoltage Disable Function
    • Reversed polarity protection for motor output
    • Anti-reverse diode for power supply
  • Power input range: 7V~40V
  • Single motor output current: up to 5A
  • Power supply current for Raspberry Pi: up to 2A

 

What’s on Board

Raspberry Pi Expansion Board on board resource

  1. Raspberry Pi GPIO interface: for connecting Raspberry Pi
  2. Motor screw terminal: for connecting motors
  3. External power input
  4. 74LVC4245AD: voltage level conversion chip, buffer device
  5. MC33886: motor driver chip
  6. LM2596-5.0: 5V regulator
  7. Power indicator
  8. Raspberry Pi power selection
    • OFF: Raspberry Pi powers the Motor Driver Board
    • ON: Motor Driver Board powers the Raspberry Pi
  9. 2A self-recovery fuse
  10. IR receiver
  11. Schottky diodes: protects the motor driver
  12. Power supply anti-reverse diode

 

Dimensions

Waveshare RPi Motor Driver Board