by infoseeker on Fri Feb 15, 2013 2:58 pm

Hi guys

I am new to electrics , have perform a search on the forum room and all I am getting back is electric jargon which I don't totally understand.

I have two DC 6V motors attach to Robot Chassis model RP5-CH02 this is power up by 6 x 1.5 batteries. which gives me a total 9V both DC motor run fine with out Arduino uno board and the motor shield .

My problem is when I attach Arduino uno and the Adafruit Motor shield board the motor shield led lights done not turn on even when I attach the 9v supply directly to the arduino uno board. My guts tell me I need to add more power like 12V

can't configure this out please help. if you have any picture of how this board should be correctly configure I would even more appreciate it , your support will provide me with extra basic knowledge that I require to build my first basic Robot.
have attach some photos of how the wireds are configured.


thanks
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by adafruit_support_bill on Fri Feb 15, 2013 3:23 pm

Hi,

That doesn't look like one of our shields. Where did you purchase it?
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by infoseeker on Fri Feb 15, 2013 5:54 pm

Bought the shield from eBay
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by adafruit_support_bill on Sat Feb 16, 2013 6:40 am

Looks like maybe a copy of an older version of our shield. You should contact the seller for technical support.
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