DRV8801 Single Brushed DC Motor Driver Carrier (POLOLU-2136)

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This tiny breakout board for TI’s DRV8801 provides a modern alternative to classic motor drivers such as the L293D, SN754410, and L298N. It can deliver a continuous 1 A (2.8 A peak) to a single motor and offers a wide operating voltage range of 8 V to 36 V. The DRV8801 features a simple two-pin speed/direction interface, current-sense feedback, and built-in protection against under-voltage, over-current, and over-temperature.

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Is a way to protect this module from ESD?

Is there any arduino library for this?

As it uses a 2-pin speed/direction interface for controlling the motor then any of the Arduino motor drivers will work. Some drivers also support Sleep, Brake and Fault, but these are easily implemented separately from the driver, if required.

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Hi guys!
Just wondering if you can help me out with a bit for my sons project. We’re looking at grabbing one of the little dc vacuum pumps to bloke smoke out of a volcano but just not sure what we will need to run it.
We just want a basic set up if possible. Battery power supply ,switch and the pump if it’s that easy
Any help greatly appreciated