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Grove Starter Kit For Arduino --- Stepper Motor & Driver

Teaches you how to use the Stepper motor and driver in the Arduino Grove Starter Kit.

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Grove Starter Kit For Arduino --- Stepper Motor & Driver

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Hardware components

Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
Arduino 101 & Genuino 101
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SeeedStudio grove starter kit Arduino 101
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Arduino IDE
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Schematics

Stepper motor setup

Full setup with potentiometer, driver, and motor

Close up on ports

Close up on motor and driver

driver connections

Code

Stepper Code

Arduino
adjust the potentiometer to change the speed of the Motor
#include <Stepper.h>
int t =0;
const int stepsPerRevolution = 200;  // change this to fit the number of steps per revolution
// for your motor


// initialize the stepper library on pins 8 through 11:
Stepper myStepper(stepsPerRevolution, 8, 9, 10, 11);

int stepCount = 0;  // number of steps the motor has taken

void setup() {
  Serial.begin(9600);
}

void loop() {
  // read the sensor value:
  int sensorReading = analogRead(A0);
  // map it to a range from 0 to 25:
  int motorSpeed = map(sensorReading, 0, 1023, 0, 25);
  // set the motor speed:
  if (motorSpeed > 0) {
    myStepper.setSpeed(motorSpeed);
    // step 1/100 of a revolution:
    myStepper.step(stepsPerRevolution / 25);
  Serial.println(motorSpeed);//print how fast the motor is going in the serial monitor
  }
}

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