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  1. Siripong

    hello

    i have a question about MagicQuartz Arduino Motor Shield Version

    Arduino Motor Shield Version Operating Voltage is 5V to 12V

    but you supply voltage is 18 VDC

    Is could damage to cpu board right?

    please reply me

    thanks you

    Siripong
    Thailand

    1. Sebastian Mate Post author

      Hi Siripong,

      well observed – you need to cut the “Vin Connect” jumper on the motor shield, as described here (https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/ArduinoMotorShieldR3):

      “To avoid possible damage to the Arduino board on which the shield is mounted, we reccomend using an external power supply that provides a voltage between 7 and 12V. If your motor require more than 9V we recommend that you separate the power lines of the shield and the Arduino board on which the shield is mounted. This is possible by cutting the “Vin Connect” jumper placed on the back side of the shield. The absolute limit for the Vin at the screw terminals is 18V.”

      Sebastian

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