L298N Motor Driver - DC Motor

This node lets you control a DC Motor with the L298N Motor Drive controller board.

Hardware Setup

For wiring instructions, start with this layout of the L298N board:

Ports 1, 2, 13, and 14 are where you can plug in 2 DC motors, one into each side of the board. If after you set up a motor it is turning the wrong way, simply flip which port the wires are plugged into.

Ports 4 and 5 are where you attach the voltage and ground wires, respectively. This controller requires much more juice than can be supplied by an Arduino, so you'll want to plug a high voltage/amperage power source to these pins.

Pins 3, 7, and 12 are jumper locations. To use this controller with a DC motor, remove the jumpers on pins 7 and 12. If your voltage is < 12 volts also keep on the jumper on pin 3, otherwise remove it if you are using a high voltage source.

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