By connecting an L298 bridge IC to an Arduino, you can control a DC motor.
July 07, 2018 by Tim Youngblood
This article describes how to control a 3-phase brushless DC motor using a GreenPAK.
June 26, 2018 by Oleg Basovych, Dialog Semiconductor
This article looks at how appliance design is utilizing three-phase brushless DC motors to reduce system power consumption to meet Energy Star's requirements.
June 14, 2018 by Innocent Irakoze, Texas Instruments
This article, part of AAC’s Analog Circuit Collection, presents a circuit that is a good choice when you need to remove high-frequency noise from a digital signal.
March 07, 2018 by Robert Keim
This article covers the various roadblocks encountered in a new design and how they were troubleshot and overcome.
January 19, 2018 by Mark Hughes
Learn about sensorless brushless DC motor controllers, some example ICs, and some disadvantages of using such motors.
October 18, 2017 by Nick Davis
We’ll use real collision data to refine the detection algorithm, and even better, we’ll confirm that the system actually works.
September 28, 2017 by Robert Keim
A Picaxe 08M2 microcontroller and an HIH6030 sensor team up to easily control a ventilation fan using temperature or humidity or both.
September 25, 2017 by Raymond Genovese
In this article, we’ll develop and test an algorithm for automatically shutting down a robot in response to a collision (or some other violent event).
September 21, 2017 by Robert Keim
In part two of the tachometer/speedometer project, we'll add a keypad and LCD for easier user interaction.
September 18, 2017 by Nick Davis
Learn how to make a tachometer and speedometer using a C8051 microcontroller, an optoelectronic sensor, and a spinning disc.
September 06, 2017 by Nick Davis
In this article, we’ll discuss the hardware design for a robotics PCB, and we’ll write firmware for controlling two DC motors.
August 25, 2017 by Robert Keim
Learn the difference between slow decay mode and fast decay mode, why these names are used, and how they influence motor deceleration.
August 10, 2017 by Nick Davis
Part 3 of this project focuses on choosing and configuring the servos you will use to create your Wi-Fi Eye.
July 27, 2017 by Jeremy Lee
MOSFETs are certainly not new technology, but ongoing performance improvements make it worth your while to keep an eye on new releases.
May 19, 2017 by Robert Keim
Gate-driver ICs such as the DGD0506 provide a convenient and efficient way to control high-current loads.
May 18, 2017 by Robert Keim
MIT-i takes on stepper motors 101!
May 15, 2017 by Ryan Jones
Hall-effect-based ICs such as the A1337 can help your device to perform a variety of sensor tasks related to angular motion.
May 11, 2017 by Robert Keim
You can improve performance in motor-control applications by using brushless DC motors and handy driver ICs such as the BU69090NUX.
April 28, 2017 by Robert Keim
Isolation components, such as the ACPL-C799, allow you to transfer data without establishing a direct electrical connection between two parts of a system.
April 14, 2017 by Robert Keim
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