Fw: Re: [SeattleRobotics] Brakes
- Begin forwarded message:
Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 18:21:28 -0700
From: "Larry Barello" <lbarello@...>
To: "Aaron" <aaron_hifumi@...>
Subject: Re: [SeattleRobotics] Brakes
All you need to do is make the A & B side of the bridge have the same
value (high or low) and it will brake. I am not familiar with the HVW
tech kit: if they bring both sides out, then it is easy. If they
decode PWM and DIR, then it probably isn't.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Aaron" <aaron_hifumi@...>
> Take a look at the datasheet for the L298. It has active braking
built-in. It's been a while since I used it, but a certain combination
of the inputs causes it to brake.
> On Sun, 30 Sep 2001 19:44:58 -0400
> Doug wrote:
> > I got the Hbridge L298 kit from HVW Technologies. Works great but
> > miss having brakes.
> > Any suggestions to add brakes where the motor leads are shorted
> > together?