5V for arduino

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5V for arduino

Post by Joe » Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:59 am

Hi, if I'm using 2 encoders with roboclaw where should I take the 5V for powering an arduino?

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Re: 5V for arduino

Post by Basicmicro Support » Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:37 am

You can take 5v from any of the 5v pins. All signal pins have a matching 5v pin and GND pin next to them.

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Re: 5V for arduino

Post by Joe » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:32 am

... and all of the pins provide up to 3A together?

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Re: 5V for arduino

Post by Basicmicro Support » Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:00 am

Combined, the total current from the 5v BEC on the 2x30A is 3amps. If you plan on pulling that much from a single device I would recommend using multiple 5v pins. For 1amp or less a single pin should be sufficient.

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