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Main Examples Download and installation instructions can be found on the getting started tab, as well as wiring instructions for the motor(s) and power. The package of examples can be downloaded as a zip file directly: http://www.piborg.org/downloads/thunderborg/examples.zip You can also view the code listings at the bottom of this page. ThunderBorg.py This is the main library for ThunderBorg. It makes life easier by providing simple named functions instead...

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Installation issues Permission denied, file not found, 404 or similar: There are a few possible causes of this: Out of disk space: We have occasionally seen this with people who have smaller SD cards, check by using df If the Use% column reads 99 or 100% on rootfs you probably need to remove some files to free up space Unable to find file / 404: Most likely the...

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Installation Mounting on the Pi (optional) With most newer Raspberry Pis it is possible to mount the ThunderBorg directly to your Raspberry Pi: The six-pin socket on the ThunderBorg should fit snuggly on the first six GPIO pins of the Raspberry Pi. If you are using a Pi Zero you will need to solder pins to the first six GPIO pins before mounting the ZeroBorg.

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The ThunderBorg motor controller Dual motor controller Power input Voltage 7.0-35.0V Power output Current Max 5A per channel continuous Speed Control via PWM and bidirectional Controls 2× DC motors or a single stepper motor (4,5, or 6 wire) Battery voltage monitoring for the full input range 5V regulator for powering the Raspberry Pi 24bit 16 million colour super bright RGB LED Easily add additional ThunderBorgs to add more motors via cables Uses I2C SCK/SDA...

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ThunderBorg is a powerful dual motor control board for making awesome robots from your Raspberry Pi. Control big or small motors On-board 5V regulator powers the Raspberry Pi Runs from any battery pack or power supply from 7V to 35V Proper 5A output per motor connection Speed control forwards and reverse On-board voltage monitoring for attached batteries Mounts directly onto most...

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With the release of the new Raspberry Pi Zero W, we thought we would hack together a robot as it could take advantage of the small size of the Pi and the bluetooth connection to a controller. We could have gone with a simple kit, but we wanted to show off our new motor controller - the ThunderBorg. As the ThunderBorg has a DCDC on it to power the Pi from the one battery...

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