Nano Motor Carrier provides a quick and easy way to connect and control motors in your Engineering Kit R2.

  • Overview
  • Tech Specs
  • Documentation
  • Nano Motor Carrier is the perfect add-on for the Nano 33 IoT board as it works to extend and power up its functionality.

    Designed to facilitate motor control, Nano Motor Carrier takes care of the electronics required to control motors, allowing students to focus on prototyping and building their projects. It can also be used to connect other actuators and sensors via a series of 3-pin male headers. The board features are: on board 9 axis accelerometer, gyroscope and magnetometer. It includes a battery charger for single cell Li-ion batteries and it contains 2 ports for quadrature encoder counting.

    To use the carrier, simply connect it to a Nano 33 board and attach the motors you need for your project. Once connected, attach the USB cable to the Nano 33 IoT. Download Arduino Motor Carrier library from the library manager and you’re all set up to start programming and controlling your motors using the motor drivers.

    When working with motors, you need an external power source to feed the motor drivers and power the motors. You can do this by connecting a 1 cell Li-Ion battery to the battery connector or by using an external power source.

  • Microcontroller

    ATSAMD11 ( Arm Cortex-M0+ @48 Mhz)

    Motor Drivers (x4) MP6522
    Max Input voltage (power terminals) 4V (1S Li-Ion Battery)
    Max output current per motor driver 500 Amp
    Motor driver output voltage 12V
    Over Temperature shutdown protection (for DC motor drivers) Yes
    Battery charging Yes
    Max battery charging current 500mA (configurable)
    Power terminals (connectors) XT-30 and 2POS terminal block
    Servo connector 4 terminals
    Encoder inputs 2 ports
    DC motor control 4 ports
    3V digital/analog sensor input/output 4 ports
    IMU BNO055 9axis Acc/Gyr/Mag
  • OSH: Schematics

    Arduino Nano Motor Carrier is open-source hardware! You can build your own board using the following files: