Cytron SmartDrive Duo MDDS30 - Two Channel DC motor driver - 7V-35V/30A

£78.30 £65.25

Two-channel DC motor controller by Cytron equipped with SmartDrive function supporting 4 different communication interfaces. The controller works with motors supplied with voltage from 7 V to 35 V and 30 A for each channel (momentary up to 80 A). 


Two-channel DC motor controller by Cytron. It is equipped with Smart Drive function supporting 4 different communication interfaces such as UART, PWM, RC and analog output, thanks to this solution the controller is ideal for building robots controlled by RC remote control. The controller works with motors supplied with voltage from 7 V to 35 V and 30 A per channel (momentary up to 80 A). The board has dimensions 101 x 96 x 42 mm.

The MDDS30 motor controller is equipped with SmartDriveDuo function which allows for communication with the controller via 4 different interfaces such as UART, PWM, RC (radio control) and analog output. Interface selection is made by means of a DIP switch on the board, detailed information on interface selection can be found in the user manual.

The module has an overcurrent protection to protect the controller from damage when the motor stops or when a motor is too large. When a motor tries to draw more current, the controller limits it to the maximum. The controller also has protection against high temperatures. Additionally, the controller is equipped with an under-voltage and over-voltage switch, it is used to switch off the controller output when the output voltage drops below the lower threshold or above the upper threshold.

  • Bi-directional control for dual brushed DC motor.
  • Support motor voltage from 7V to 35VDC.
  • Maximum current up to 80A peak (1 second), 30A continuous, each channel.
  • On board MOSFETs are switched at 18 kHz for quiet operation.
  • Regenerative Braking.
  • On board Error LEDs to indicate: (each channel)
    • Input Error (Blinks 2 times)
    • Under Voltage Warning (Blinks 3 times)
    • Over Voltage Protection (Blinks 4 times)
    • Over Temperature Protection (Blinks 5 times)
  • Thermal protection.
  • Current limit protection.
  • Multiple input modes:
    • RC (Radio Control)
    • Analog voltage from potentiometer/variable resistor/joystick
    • PWM and DIR (sign-magnitude and locked-antiphase) from microcontroller
    • Serial Simplified or Serial Packetized from microcontroller
  • GROVE compatible connectors for control input.
  • RC (Radio Control) friendly connectors.
  • On board push buttons for fast test and manual operation.
  • On board LED indicators for Error, RUN, Over-current, motor output, for each channel.
  • Dimension: 81.28mm(W) x 101.60mm (L) x 42mm (H)