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Wiring a DC Motor
FOR LESSON 14
FROM WWW.LEARNCSE.COM
Step 1: Insert wires and capacitor
 IMPORTANT:
Do not solder yet
Notice RED wire on right, BLACK on left
The capacitor...
Step 2: Solder and trim
 Take care not to melt plastic
 Trim capacitor leads and excess wire
Step 3: Route wires under motor bracket
 Take care not to bend the metal tabs
on the motor
Step 4: Secure wires with square knot
 Tie the knot close to the nylon motor
bracket. The idea is to protect the
motor te...
Step 5: Twist the red and black wires
 Verify motor terminals by
wiggling the red and black
wires. The solder terminals o...
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Lesson 14: Wiring a DC Motor

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Step-by-step instructions for wiring a DC motor in such a way that the solder terminals are protected and electrical noise minimized. These motors are used to propel the rolling robot built in Lesson 15

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Lesson 14: Wiring a DC Motor

  1. 1. Wiring a DC Motor FOR LESSON 14 FROM WWW.LEARNCSE.COM
  2. 2. Step 1: Insert wires and capacitor  IMPORTANT: Do not solder yet Notice RED wire on right, BLACK on left The capacitor has no polarity
  3. 3. Step 2: Solder and trim  Take care not to melt plastic  Trim capacitor leads and excess wire
  4. 4. Step 3: Route wires under motor bracket  Take care not to bend the metal tabs on the motor
  5. 5. Step 4: Secure wires with square knot  Tie the knot close to the nylon motor bracket. The idea is to protect the motor terminals.
  6. 6. Step 5: Twist the red and black wires  Verify motor terminals by wiggling the red and black wires. The solder terminals on the motor should not move.

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