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Micromotor’s PCB

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This is a short post. Currently, I am working with some micro metal gearmotors and I know from previous experience that soldering cables directly to the motor pins is a bad idea. The pins often break and are almost impossible to fix or replace. To avoid damaging the motors, I have designed a PCB that can be soldered directly to the motor pins. This should reduce the mechanical stress on the pins and prevent them from breaking easily. The PCB features a JST PH 2.0 connector and a 100nF ceramic capacitor between the terminals.

The PCBs were made by OSH Park and I ordered the After Dark version, which features a black substrate and transparent soldermask. If you would like to get the PCBs, you can order three boards from OSH Park for $1.85 USD. Alternatively, you can find the schematic and board files on GitHub

GitHub: MicromotorBoard

For more information:
Micromotor Board – OSH Park

If you have any questions, feel free to ask.

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