Template:Pico Motor Driver Guide

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Hardware connection

Attach the Pico on the driver board, please take care of the direction according to the USB port silk screen printing.
Pico-Motor-Driver-5.jpg

Setup environment

Please refer to Raspberry Pi's guide: https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/pico/getting-started/

Raspberry Pi

1. Open a terminal of Raspberry Pi
2. Download and unzip the demo codes

sudo apt-get install p7zip-full
cd ~
sudo wget  https://www.waveshare.com/w/upload/5/5c/Pico-Motor-Driver-code.7z
7z Pico_pico-Motor-Driver-code.7z -o./pico-Motor-Driver-code.7z
cd ~/pico-Motor-Driver-code

python

1. Refer to Raspberry Pi's guides to setup Micropython firmware for Pico
2. Open the Thonny IDE, and drag the demo to IDE and run on Pico as below.
3. Click the "run" icon to run the MicroPython demo codes.
Pico-lcd-0.96-img-run.png

Windows

  • Download and unzip the demo to your Windows desktop, refer to Raspberry Pi's guides to set up the Windows software environment settings.
  • Press and hold the BOOTSEL button of Pico, connect the USB of Pico to the PC with a MicroUSB cable. Import c or python program into Pico to make it run.