In this section, we are going to discuss connecting an external power supply to drive the motors. We will discuss connecting a 6V power supply to power the motors.
- We will make use of a battery pack that consists of 4 AA batteries to drive the motors (battery packs available at http://a.co/hVPxfzD).
- We need to install the battery pack such that it leads could be connected to the motor drivers power terminals.
- The robot chassis kit came with an additional aluminum plate that could be used to install the battery pack (shown in the figure here):
Additional aluminium plate to hold the battery pack
- We made use ...