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L298 Ardumoto Dual Motor Shield (2A)
The Ardumoto Motor Shield uses the L298 motor controller chip to drive 2 separate DC motor and can also drive up to 2A per channel. This motor shield comes with EMF protection with diodes on all driver lines. In addition to the protection, there are also onboard LEDs for direction indication.
The new version of this shield allows for either 3.3 or 5V logic, a separate and more robust VIN connection, and the PWM input has moved to pin 3. Control for motor attached to OUT1/2 is connected to digital line 12 (direction A) and digital line 3 (PWM A). Control for motor attached to OUT3/4 is connected to digital line 13 (direction B) and digital line 11 (PWM B).
- Operating Voltage: 6 to 35V
- Continuous Output Current: 2A
- Duty Cycle: 0 to 100%