Bi-directional Motor Control

In 2.S994 we made our own “h-bridge” motor controller using MOSFETs to control a motor. We then tried out a commercial bi-directional motor controller on the same motor.

Here are pictures of the setup. I will update with schematics / details on the motor controller later. I believe it was a Pololu product.

 

Update: Here is information on the MOSFETs in the controller we made in class. Ownership of these two documents goes to Professor Derek Rowell. The commercial controller was Pololu Robotics #713 H-Bridge Driver that uses the Toshiba  TB6612FNG dual H-bridge motor controller IC.

(link: http://www.pololu.com/catalog/product/713)

MOSFETs for H-Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Circuit for the Motor Controller H-Bridge

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