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Stepper Motor control with the micro:bit

Stepper Motor control with the micro:bit

A stepper motor is quite simply a motor that moves in steps. Unlike a normal DC motor that just goes around and around forever. Stepper motors are commonly found in printers and CNC machines as they can be very precisely positioned. Animation...

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Micro:Bit DC Motor Control

Micro:Bit DC Motor Control

DC Motors In this lesson, we will look at a couple of inexpensive hobby motors commonly used in educational robotics. The DC Motor takes the electrical energy and turns it into mechanical motion. These particular motors require about 3 volts to overcome the mechanical...

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Controlling a Servo Motor with the micro:bit

Controlling a Servo Motor with the micro:bit

What is a Servo Motor? Servo motors are just like normal DC motors except they don't rotate continuously. Servo motors just move to a particular angle and hold there. To do this they have an additional 'control' pin that sets...

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