Ardumoto Shield Hookup Guide

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View the updated tutorial: Ardumoto Shield Kit Hookup Guide

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Resources and Going Further


Going Further

  • Getting Started with the RedBot -- If you're looking for a complete, beginner-level robotics platform, check out the RedBot Kit. It's Arduino-compatible, and the RedBot Mainboard has a motor driver built into it, so you don't even need an Ardumoto Shield.
  • Getting Started with the MiniMoto -- The MiniMoto is a more advanced, digitally-controlled, low-voltage DC motor driver.
  • How to Power a Project -- Batteries? Wall-warts? Solar? If you're not sure how to power your Ardumoto Shield based project, take a trip over to this tutorial.
  • HUB-ee Buggy Project - Build your own buggy using an Ardumoto shield.