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Raspberry Pi™ DC Stepper Motor Hat Development Board By Adafruit Industries (2348) MCM Part #83-16792

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Let your robotic dreams come true with the new DC+Stepper Motor HAT from Adafruit. This Raspberry Pi add-on is perfect for any motion project as it can drive up to 4 DC or 2 Stepper motors with full PWM speed control.

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For use with Raspberry Pi™ Model A+, B+, or Pi 2 Model B


Since the Raspberry Pi does not have a lot of PWM pins, we use a fully-dedicated PWM driver chip onboard to both control motor direction and speed. This chip handles all the motor and speed controls over I2C. Only two pins (SDA & SCL) are required to drive the multiple motors, and since it's I2C you can also connect any other I2C devices or HATs to the same pins.

Check out the complete tutorial here Package Includes


Technical Specifications
  • Dimensions w/ components: 65mm x 56mm x 13mm / 2.6" x 2.2" x 0.5"
  • H-Bridges: TB6612 chipset provides 1.2A per bridge (3A peak) with thermal shutdown protection, internal kickback protection diodes. Can run motors on 4.5VDC to 13.5VDC.
  • Control up to 4 bi-directional DC motors with individual 8-bit speed selection (so, about 0.5% resolution)
  • Control up to 2 stepper motors (unipolar or bipolar) with single coil, double coil, interleaved or micro-stepping.
  • Big terminal block connectors to easily hook up wires (18-26AWG) and power
  • Polarity protected 2-pin terminal block and jumper to connect external 5-12VDC power

You'll need to do some light through-hole soldering to attach the headers onto the HAT circuit board, but its easy to do with basic soldering tools like a soldering iron and rosin core electronics solder. If you would like to stack multiple HATs onto one Pi, you can also pick up a 2x20 stacking header and a set of right-angle 3x4 headers that should be soldered on instead.


Part Numbers
MCM Part #:83-16792
Adafruit Industries Part #:2348
Package Specifications & Dimensions
Weight:0.0625 lbs.
Hazardous:No
RoHS Comp:No
Warranty:90 days
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Length:5.5 in.
Width:3.25 in.
Height:0.25 in.
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Extra Shipping Charge:No
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