RoboClaw 2x5A

Pololu item #: 1495
Brand: Basicmicro

This product has been discontinued.

This controller has been replaced with the newer RoboClaw 2x5A (v4).

Basic Micro’s RoboClaw motor controller can control a pair of brushed DC motors using serial, RC, or analog inputs. Integrated dual quadrature decoders make it easy to create a closed-loop speed control system. This version can supply a continuous 5 A per channel (10 A peak).

 Description Specs (8) Pictures (2) Resources (5) FAQs (0) On the blog (0) 


Size: 1.9″ × 2.0″ × 0.7″
Weight: 34 g

General specifications

Motor channels: 2
Control interface: non-inverted TTL serial (2-way);
RC servo pulses; analog voltage1
Minimum operating voltage: 6 V
Maximum operating voltage: 30 V2
Continuous output current per channel: 5 A
Peak output current per channel: 10 A


Available baud rates are 2400, 9600, 19,200, and 38,400 bps.
A separate logic supply is needed if the main power source is over 17 V.

Related Categories

RoboClaw Motor Controllers
Log In
Pololu Robotics & Electronics
Shopping cart
(702) 262-6648
Same-day shipping, worldwide
Shop Blog Forum Support
My account Comments or questions? About Pololu Contact Ordering information Distributors