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How to Use an Arduino with Firgelli Automations Linear Actuators

Arduino and ActuatorsIf you're just getting into Arduino, you may not be aware that you can't just connect a big motor to the pins of the board and start moving it.  You have to use some switching mechanism to carry the high current load.  You can use a motor driver or H-bridge, but the simplest, fastest way is to use a couple relays or a relay board.  You have two options when using an Arduino with a linear actuator.
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