Recommended Drives

Solenoids

Since the Crickit can only drive 5V power, you'll need to stick to this small 5V solenoid

Mini Push-Pull Solenoid - 5V

PRODUCT ID: 2776
Solenoids are basically electromagnets: they are made of a coil of copper wire with an armature (a slug of metal) in the middle. When the coil is energized, the slug is pulled into the...

Vibration Motors

You'll need to extend these wires but they'll work great at 5V and buzz very strongly

Vibrating Mini Motor Disc

PRODUCT ID: 1201
*BZZZZZZZZZZ* Feel that? That's your little buzzing motor, and for any haptic feedback project you'll want to pick up a few of them. These vibe motors are tiny discs,...
This guide was first published on May 16, 2018. It was last updated on May 16, 2018. This page (Recommended Drives) was last updated on Dec 02, 2019.