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Arduino in Action by Martin Evans, Joshua Noble, and Jordan Hochenbaum

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Chapter 5. Arduino in motion

This chapter covers

  • Connecting to small DC motors
  • Reverse and speed control of DC motors
  • Stepper motors
  • Servomotors
  • Brushless motors
  • Using a purpose-designed motor shield

Earlier chapters provided you with a strong foundation for using the Arduino to communicate in the digital and analog worlds. You’ve built and developed a small number of projects from start to finish that have demonstrated these principles. You’ve also explored how to use libraries and shields to extend the basic functionality of the Arduino and enable it to work with an increasingly wide range of devices.

It’s now time to consider the ways that the Arduino can be used in your own projects, whether it’s a tweeting bread oven, an internet ...

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