ARDUINO MEGA Functions Motors and Servos

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bMotorReflected

bool bMotorReflected
(bool) Boolean array with one entry for each motor. Indicates that the direction of a motor should be reflected 180 degrees. Useful when mechanical design results in a logical "reversed" condition of a motor.
bMotorReflected[motor_2] = true;   // motor 1 WILL be reflected 180 degrees
bMotorReflected[motor_2] = false;  // motor 1 will NOT be reflected 180 degrees


motor

int motor[tMotor motor]
(int) An array variable with one element for each of the possible motors. This command is used to set the speed (-127 to +127) for a motor. Negative values are reverse; positive forward. Zero is stopped. To drive the motor on port1 at 50% of full power you use the statement motor[port1] = 63;
Parameter Explanation Data Type
motor A motor port or name tMotor
motor[motor_2] = 127;   // motor pin 2 is given a power level of 127 (forward)
motor[motor_2] = -127;  // motor pin 2 is given a power level of -127 (reverse)