Basic motor control using CodeBug



A simple transistor circuit is used here to get the CodeBug to control a small motor, turning it on or off.
Drawn using Schemeit (http://www.digikey.co.uk/schemeit/project/

The motor used here was a small cell-phone vibration motor, but it has been tried with other small motors.




Using ‘leg 1’ to switch the motor on or off, +5v comes from the CodeBug PWR connector and GND come from the CodeBug. It can only drive the motor in one direction.

In the code below Button A switches on the motor and Button B switches the motor off.






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