Mounting and Wiring the V5 Motor

Step 1: Collect the parts that you will need.

  • You will need the following: 
    • (1) V5 Smart Motor (not shown)
    • (2) #8-32 x 1/2" Screws
    • (1) 5-64" Hex Key
    • (1) 3-32" Hex Key
    • (1) Shaft Coupler 
    • (1) 1/2" Shaft

Step 2: Position the V5 Smart Motor.

  • Position the V5 Smart Motor to turn a wheel, the Claw Arm, or the Claw. 
  • This example will focus on the V5 Smart Motor powering the movement of the Claw Arm.

Step 3: Secure and wire the V5 Smart Motor.

  • Use the tools that you assembled to securely mount the V5 Smart Motor to the top of the V5 Clawbot's arm support structure. 
    • Make sure that the motor is mounted so that it properly aligns and is able to turn the gear. 
  • Use a Smart Cable to connect your new V5 Smart Motor to Port 8 on your V5 Robot Brain.