Maciej
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Arduino Car

Simple car control by webpage with an awesome Knight Rider effect!

BeginnerFull instructions provided2 hours2,459

Things used in this project

Hardware components

SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (1A)
SparkFun Motor Driver - Dual TB6612FNG (1A)
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DC to DC Buck Converter
when You are making without LED effects no bulk converter is neederd since Wemos can be powered from up to 12v
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robot base kit
2wd robot base kit is also fine since You can control left and right side independenly
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Wemos D1 Mini
Espressif Wemos D1 Mini
or wemos pro mini, or nodeMcu, or whatever with ESP and enought pin outputs
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8 Channel WS2812 5050 RGB LED Strip
wired together so You have longer strip, You can also used more then 2 and modify conde
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SparkFun Logic Level Converter - Bi-Directional
SparkFun Logic Level Converter - Bi-Directional
no need if no lights
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Resistor 10k ohm
Resistor 10k ohm
no need if no lights
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Any batteries
better to use some Rechargeable battery, The important thing about batteries is to have voltage not higher then maximum voltage for your motors ( and less then 12v). And check voltage before conenct wemos and other parts !!! personally I've used 10xAA rechargable batteries - only becasue I had some. at the comments seciotn You will find some discussion about batteries
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Software apps and online services

RemoteMe.org cloud
RemoteMe.org cloud

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Schematics

Connections

how to conenct - then check connection list from the article to be sure

Credits

Maciej

Maciej

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I'm making free platform to communicate your devcies (ESP, RasbperryPI)

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