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 (

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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