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TB6612FNG H-Bridge Motor Controller – Better than L298N?

Today we are going to work with the TB6612FNG, a MOSFET-based H-Bridge Motor Controller that has many advantages over the popular L298N. Article with code and more information – https://dbot.ws/tb6612fng More articles and tutorials – https://dronebotworkshop.com Join the newsletter – https://dbot.ws/dbnews Discuss this on the forum – https://forum.dronebotworkshop.com When you want to control the speed […]
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Laser vs Ultrasonic – TOF10120 vs. HC-SR04

It’s the Battle of the Distance Sensors with the tiny TOF10120 Laser versus everyone’s favorite HC-SR04 Ultrasonic. I’ll compare the two sensors and test their accuracy on the DroneBot Workshop Distance Sensor Testbed! Accompanying article at https://dbot.ws/disttest More projects and tutorials at https://dronebotworkshop.com Join us on the Forum at https://forum.dronebotworkshop.com Keep in touch with the […]
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MOSFETs and Transistors with Arduino

Today we will learn how to use Transistors and MOSFETs to enable our Arduino to switch high-current DC loads, including a 12-volt RGB LED Strip Light. Article at https://dbot.ws/bjtmosfet More tutorials and projects at https://dronebotworkshop.com Chat on the Forum at https://forum.dronebotworkshop.com Join the newsletter – https://dbot.ws/dbnews Transistors are the basic building block of modern electronics. […]
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Build a Simple Power Supply

Today I’ll show you how to convert an old notebook computer power adapter into a useful variable power supply for your workbench. This is a great project for beginners and experts alike! Article with parts and wiring details: https://dbot.ws/easypower More articles & Tutorials: https://dronebotworkshop.com Chat about this on the Forum: https://forum.dronebotworkshop.com Join the Newsletter: https://dbot.ws/dbnews […]
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Peltier Effect Cooling – Experiments with a Peltier Cooler Device

Today we will be doing some “science experiments” with a popular thermoelectric cooling device, the TEC1-12706 Peltier Module. We will also learn about the Peltier and Seebeck Effects. Article with more details: https://dbot.ws/peltier More articles & Tutorials: https://dronebotworkshop.com Chat about this on the Forum: https://forum.dronebotworkshop.com Join the Newsletter: https://dbot.ws/dbnews Follow on GitHub: https://dbot.ws/github In 1834 […]
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DB1 Episode 16 – Going Forward & I/O Documentation

The DB1 robot project has been on an (unexpected) hiatus for far too long. Today I’m resurrecting the project and will explain how we will be going forward. I’ll also show you the documentation for the I/O Distribution board. Article & Documentation: https://dbot.ws/rbt016 More DB1 information: https://dronebotworkshop.com/build-a-real-robot/ Join the newsletter and keep in touch: https://dbot.ws/dbnews […]