Mouser Electronics is now stocking the MAXREFDES89# full-bridge DC motor driver ARM mbed shield from Maxim Integrated. The MAXREFDES89# provides developers with a rapid prototyping and development platform for driving up to four brushed DC motors. The board is an mbed-compatible, Arduino-form-factor shield for the rapid development of brushed DC motor applications.
The Maxim MAXREFDES89# shield contains four MAX14871 full-bridge DC motor drivers, one MAX17501 DC-DC converter, four MAX4704 low-voltage 4:1 analogue multiplexers, two MAX5387 low-voltage digital potentiometers, and one MAX7300 I/O expander. Each MAX14871 driver provides the necessary functions to drive a brushed DC motor, while the additional parts allow for complete testing and operation in a variety of configurations.
Maxim’s MAXREFDES89# features a supply voltage range of 7V to 36V DC, depending on the motors used, which can have a continuous current of up to 2A per driver. Developers can use an available mbed shield library, which abstracts the details of interfacing with the supporting hardware of the reference design, to simplify development. The simplicity of brushed motors and the robustness of the MAXREFDES89# shield make them suitable for prototyping robotics, gaming machines, and industrial automation projects.
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