Arduino MicroBot Project

Arduino MicroBot Project


On the breadboard, build two bi-directional motor control circuits (also known as “H-bridge”) circuits. These circuits will control the two DC motors that drive the wheels. Each circuit will have two wires from the Arduino (one for forward, one for backward) to control the circuit, and two wires from the single DC motor that it is controlling.

Arduino MicroBot Project

You should test your circuits to ensure you can control both motors in both forward and reverse directions. Here is a sample Arduino sketch you can use to test the motors. Edit the code to check each motor and direction, and double-check the circuit for any motor that doesn’t behave as expected.

Now, the QRD1114 line sensors need to be mounted and wired to the Arduino.

Now test that both QRD1114’s are operating correctly, and sending a proper signal to the Arduino.

Arduino MicroBot Project Schematic


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