Tag Archives: DC-Motors

Tractor Update

Here is a short update of the e-tractor project. I managed to mount the motor, add a hall sensor based throttle to the motor controller , and, … well … , OK damn! I fried that motor controller :-(. And no, everything was wired correctly, it was just stupidity: When I was testing the throttle with the motor, the controller […]


OK, the MY1016 DC motor arrived, and I couldn’t resist test-driving it :-). Well, it is fast (schnell) though. And, since there where some complaints about that „krokoklemmen“ which I used for the small motor yesterday, here a short updated in pictures …

High Power Motor Controller

My son and I are planning to add electric drive to an children’s tractor (which normally is powered by pedaling) . Thus, a high power motor controller is needed (since a 250Watt/24V/14A engine is already ordered). Pololu  offers a range of different high power controllers, and I decided to by the 18v15 (there is also a very well done user guide […]

Tutorial on Controlling a H-Bridge with the STM32

I just fished a new tutorial on how to control two DC motors through the TB6612FNG dual H-Bridge with the STM32 Discovery board. The tutorial covers the wiring, as well as the software part.