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Rotary Platform

Hi All,

I am making an rotary platform for my product photoshoot. i want to take 360' picture of product which i would later use with 123D catch by autodesk  to make an 3d model which i would later use for editing in Cinema4d and finally use it in game development in Unity3D.


DC 20.6V DC 6616-006B

Hi all, 

I have some basic question about this DC motor. I found this motor have 5 Wire.


The wire RED and BLACK wire are connected to motor coil directly and can be used just to simply run it.

BLUE, YELLOW & ORANGE are connected to an magnetic rotary Encoder.

How to Connect GY-521 MPU 6050 ON ARDUINO

how do we connect the GY-521 gyro+accelerometer and serial read from arduino about the ' angle & acceleration. I am not building any project with it at moment but would like to make my sensor work and read its data first. 

step Motor

hi all ,


i want to know if i am doing correct configuration?

i have these driver and the step motor below.


a) http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/IMG_6732.jpg

b) http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/IMG_6731.jpg

motor:a) http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/IMG_6733.jpg

i am connecting thsoe 4 pin out from driver to the mega 2560 from pin 8-11

and the code as below.


Making Smart robot

Hi all,

My plans are as follow: I want to make my RC car into fully automated version.

Top view of car: http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/RC%20Car/IMG_6682.jpg

Front view of car: http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/RC%20Car/IMG_6683.jpg

Back view of car: http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/RC%20Car/IMG_6684.jpg

Bottom view of car: http://i1265.photobucket.com/albums/jj519/soni991/RC%20Car/IMG_6685.jpg

The function involves (I give it as Version 1.0)