Experiment: Arduino Shield controls 1 motor via Shield

Arduino Shield connects 9V battery to motor

The Arduino Motor shield is hooked up to an UNO board and links a motor and a 9V supply. Nothing special really – or at least, not now I know how easy it is. However it is a major step since code that controls the timing of ON/OFF is passed to the board which then controls the motor’s state.

Next things to do:

  • resurrect the lego earth antenna – dust off and tidy up design
  • motorise it
  • draw up the new design which involves wax/substrate dripping from a reservoir held above the antenna device.

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