Designing your own Arduino UNO Motor Shield

The Robot Rover with Brushed DC Motors

David Such
17 min readJul 28, 2021

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The robot rover is controlled by an Arduino UNO with a motor control shield on top. This article explains how we designed and manufactured our own motor shield to suit the requirements of the rover DC motors.

The Motors

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David Such

Reefwing Software · Embedded Systems Engineer · iOS & AI Development · Robotics · Drones · Arduino · Raspberry Pi · Flight Control