Harsh Dethe
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Nano Robot Controller and How to Use It

In this article we shall see what a robot controller is, what is it used for and how to get started with the Nano Robot controller.

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Nano Robot Controller and How to Use It

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Nano
×1
Nano Robot Controller Board
×1
2WD Robot Chassis
×1

Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE
Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Screw Driver Set

Story

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Code

Code snippet #1

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int ENA = 3;
int ENB = 5;
int IN1 = 2;
int IN2 = 4;
int IN3 = 7;
int IN4 = 8;

Code snippet #2

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void setup()
{
  Serial.begin(9600);
  pinMode(ENA, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(ENB, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(IN1, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(IN2, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(IN3, OUTPUT);
  pinMode(IN4, OUTPUT);
}

Code snippet #3

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void front()
{
  Serial.println("FORWARD");
  analogWrite(ENA, 75); //PWM 0-255
  analogWrite(ENB, 75); //PWM 0-255
  digitalWrite(IN1, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(IN2, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN3, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(IN4, LOW);
}

Code snippet #4

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void left()
{
  Serial.println("LEFT");
  analogWrite(ENA, 50);
  analogWrite(ENB, 50);
  digitalWrite(IN1, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN2, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN3, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(IN4, LOW);
}

Code snippet #5

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void right()
{
  Serial.println("RIGHT");
  analogWrite(ENA, 50);
  analogWrite(ENB, 50);
  digitalWrite(IN1, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(IN2, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN3, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN4, LOW);
}

Code snippet #6

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void back()
{
  Serial.println("BACKWARD");
  analogWrite(ENA, 75);
  analogWrite(ENB, 75);
  digitalWrite(IN1, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN2, HIGH);
  digitalWrite(IN3, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN4, HIGH);
}

Code snippet #7

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void stops()
{
  Serial.println("STOP");
  analogWrite(ENA, 0);
  analogWrite(ENB, 0);
  digitalWrite(IN1, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN2, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN3, LOW);
  digitalWrite(IN4, LOW);
}

Code snippet #8

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void loop()
{
  front();
  delay(1000);
  left();
  delay(1000);
  front();
  delay(1000);
  right();
  delay(1000);
  front();
  delay(1000);
  stops();
  delay(1000);
  back();
  delay(1000);
}

Credits

Harsh Dethe

Harsh Dethe

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Computer science student, Electronics hobbyist, AI Enthusiast. I like to play with technology.

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