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Is Arduino overkill for this application
« on: November 26, 2017, 03:54:11 PM »
Hi All;

Loved the MJ Lorton videos about getting started with the Arduino boards. I have been a programmer for 25 years, so that part will be a breeze for me. Thanks for these videos Mr. Lorton.

What I am wondering is, will the Arduino be overkill for my situation and if so, what would be a better solution?

I am trying to get 6 independent small DC motors (12v) to be run by a combination of switches and/or bluetooth connectivity from phone. These motors will be raising and lowering shades on the porch.

Any input appreciated and be sure to let me know if you need additional details. Thanks for reading.



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Re: Is Arduino overkill for this application
« Reply #1 on: April 10, 2018, 02:19:35 AM »
hi there.. really nice information.. i was looking for this since a long time…really appreciate the amount of work which you have put into to it.. thanks for sharing.
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