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Driving a DC Motor With an Arduino and the L293D Motor Driver via DZone IoT Zone

In this tutorial, we'll be looking at how to power and drive a DC motor with an L293D and an Arduino (we're using the Arduino MKR 1000 here, but you can use any Arduino that provides enough voltage for your motor and has 2 digital output pins).

The L293D is a 16-pin Motor Driver IC which can control up to two DC motors simultaneously, in any direction.

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