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CircuitPython helper library for DC & Stepper Motor FeatherWing, Shield, and Pi Hat kits.

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CircuitPython helper library for the DC & Stepper Motor FeatherWing, Shield and Pi Hat kits.

Dependencies

This driver depends on:

Please ensure all dependencies are available on the CircuitPython filesystem. This is easily achieved by downloading the Adafruit library and driver bundle.

Installing from PyPI

On supported GNU/Linux systems like the Raspberry Pi, you can install the driver locally from PyPI. To install for current user:

pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-motorkit

To install system-wide (this may be required in some cases):

sudo pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-motorkit

To install in a virtual environment in your current project:

mkdir project-name && cd project-name
python3 -m venv .env
source .env/bin/activate
pip3 install adafruit-circuitpython-motorkit

Usage Example

DC motor example:

import time
from adafruit_motorkit import MotorKit

kit = MotorKit()

kit.motor1.throttle = 1.0
time.sleep(0.5)
kit.motor1.throttle = 0

Stepper motor example:

import time
from adafruit_motorkit import MotorKit

kit = MotorKit()

for i in range(100):
    kit.stepper1.onestep()

Contributing

Contributions are welcome! Please read our Code of Conduct before contributing to help this project stay welcoming.

Documentation

For information on building library documentation, please check out this guide.

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