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Monday

19

April 2010

L293DNE H-Bridge

by Colin Miller, on Arduino, L293DNE, Robots

Today I'm going to talk about the L293DNE Quadruple H-Driver used to control 2 bidirectional motors when hooked up to a motor. I had a lot of trouble recently attempting to get this thing working. All of the tutorials written involved hooking it up to a microcontroller (I'm going to use the arduino in all examples from now on), and sending singles with code to change the direction. While that…