Sabertooth Dual 12A Motor Driver

50115

69.99 USD
Qty
Price
1
$69.99 ea.

The Sabertooth 2X12 is one of the most versatile, efficient and easy to use dual motor drivers on the market.


Description [Hide]

Out of the box, the Sabertooth can supply two DC brushed motors with up to 12A each. Peak currents of 25A are achievable for a few seconds. It is suitable for medium powered robots - up to 30lbs in combat or 100lbs for general purpose robotics.

Overcurrent and thermal protection means you'll never have to worry about killing the driver with accidental stalls or by hooking up too big a motor. 

Sabertooth allows you to control two motors with: analog voltage, radio control, serial and packetized serial. You can build many different robots of increasing complexity for years to come with a Sabertooth. Sabertooth has independent and speed+direction operating modes, making it the ideal driver for differential drive (tank style) robots and more. 

The operating mode is set with the onboard DIP switches so there are no jumpers to lose. Sabertooth features screw terminal connectors - making it possible for you to build a robot without even soldering.

Sabertooth is the first synchronous regenerative motor driver in its class. The regenerative topology means that your batteries get recharged whenever you command your robot to slow down or reverse. Sabertooth also allows you to make very fast stops and reverses - giving your robot a quick and nimble edge.

Sabertooth has a built in 1A Switching 5V BEC that can provide power to a microcontroller or R/C receiver and a couple of servos.  This built in BEC is almost identical in performance to our ParkBEC.  The lithium cutoff mode allows Sabertooth to operate safely with lithium ion and lithium polymer battery packs - the highest energy density batteries available.

Sabertooth's transistors are switched at ultrasonic speeds (32kHz) for silent operation. 

Use of our motor drivers with cheap AC adapters is not recommended. Use a battery or at least put a battery in parallel with a DC supply.

Product Specs

Model: Sabertooth 2X12
Specifications: Up to 18V in: 12A continuous, 25A peak per channel.
24V in: 12A continuous, 25A peak per channel

Synchronous regenerative drive
Ultra-sonic switching frequency
Thermal and overcurrent protection
Lithium protection mode

Input modes: Analog, R/C, simplified serial, packetized serial

Size: 2.3” x 3” x .7”
59 x 75 x 17 mm
Documentation: Sabertooth 2x12.doc (2.8mb)
Quick start guide.doc
Sabertooth DIP Switch Wizard
Motor driver efficiency comparison Sample RPM versus throttle graph
Applications: Combat robots up to 30lb
Normal and hobby robots up to 100lb
Differential drive robots
Electric vehicles, ride-on toys, scooters

Easy speed/direction control for pumps, conveyors, automation and any application that uses two brushed DC motors
Application notes:

Using a SyRen/Sabertooth with an ATX (or similar) DC power supply

Packetized mode with a PIC and Sabertooth

Using Sabertooth with Roborealm

Example projects: Beaverhausen's mobile robot

Aaqil's robot 1 2 3

You Might Also Like [Hide]

50450

Arduino USB Board (Uno R3)

The Arduino Uno is the all-new replacement for the favourite and popular Arduino Duemilanove. Now shipping R3!

$29.45 USD

51510

Didel GM17 Encoder

Here's a really cool quadrature encoder and motor driver for the GM17 Gear motor designed by the micro-specialists at Didel.

$11.95 USD

32010

Motor Mind BE 3A Serial Motor Controller

Here is a motor controller that only needs 2 lines for control, it communicates serially via 2400 or 9600 Baud TTL signals. It's a smart controller that has a number of parameters that can be adjusted and can return valuable data such as speed & position.

$29.99 USD

33132

PhidgetAdvancedServo 1-Motor

The 1066_1 PhidgetAdvancedServo 1-Motor allows you to control the position, velocity, and acceleration of one RC servo motor.

$40.00 USD

29066

Grove - Encoder

This grove unit is a simple way to add a rotation input device to your project.

$5.30 USD

50414

Basic 16x2 Character LCD - Red on Black 5V

This is a basic 16 character by 2 line display with a back background and a red backlight.

$14.95 USD

17145

3.3V Regulator TO-220 Pkg

Look, it's another voltage regulator! Look at it go! Vroom, vroom! (They go vroom, right?)

$2.05 USD

16090

Freeduino SB-Protoshield

The Freeduino SB-Protoshield offers handy 4-switch / 4-LED / Servo / XBee prototyping space for your Arduino / Freeduino SB.

$12.50 USD

52706

Kossel 250mm diameter Borosilicate Build Plate

Designed for the Kossel 3D printer, this 250mm borosilicate plate is the preferred platform for 3D printing.

$7.35 USD

#4-40x0.25hex0.25mf-son

4-40 x 1/4 hex, 1/4 tall male female standoff Nylon

It's a 1/4" tall, male/female nylon standoff, threaded for #4-40

$0.35 USD

Currency


Login

Email:

Password:

Remember Me

Forgot Your Password?

Don't Have an Account?
Sign Up!