The diagram below provides a visual reference for wiring of the components. This diagram was created using the software package Fritzing.

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Wired Connections

DC Motor

  • GND from motor to MOTOR 1 pin 
  • VCC from motoro to MOTOR ground pin

NeoPixel

  • DIN from NeoPixel to NeoPixel DIN on CRICKIT
  • 5V from NeoPixel to NeoPixel 5V on CRICKIT
  • GND from NeoPixel GND to NeoPixel GND on CRICKIT

Photo Interrupter

  • VCC (+) from sensor to 3.3V on CRICKIT
  • L from sensor to 3.3V on CRICKIT
  • GND (-) from sensor to GND on CRICKIT
  • OUT from sensor to Signal 1 on CRICKIT

Powering

The Feather and CRICKIT FeatherWing can be powered using a single 5V power supply.

A 5V 2A power supply connects to the DC jack on the CRICKIT board. In this project, an adjustable power supply is used.

Top view video of a Black hand turning the knob on the adjustable power supply.
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This guide was first published on Feb 14, 2022. It was last updated on 2022-02-14 22:34:34 -0500.

This page (Circuit Diagram) was last updated on May 28, 2022.

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