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Tamiya Twin motor gear box

Hi guys 

I have a question 

Does the tamiya twin motor work with the L293D Motor Driver IC

I am going to connect it to a picaxe would it work.

The motors stall current is 2.1 amps can the motor driver handle that? 

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can a TO-220 heatsink be used with this?

Where can i buy this ( I can not find it)

they have it on ebay too, L289N (i think the letter refers to minor variations in the hight of the package)

Except some dutch shops i didn't know actually. But a quick google search says solarbotics sells it: http://www.solarbotics.com/products/l298/

They also offering a complete kit to make it some easier (as it can be a bit difficult for a beginner to hook up a motor driver) http://www.solarbotics.com/products/k_cmd/


No the driver cannot handle stall currents. You should put a 1A PTC Fuse in series with the Motor Drivers Regulator. Tamiya Motors are "loud" electrically speaking.