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Powering an Arduino

How to power an Arduino

Here is some resources about powering Arduino or other electronic projects:


How to power an Arduino: More information here.

How to power a project:
More information here.

What Adpater:
More information here.

Portable / Battery powered

For portable projects some info on battery usage.

  1. How to power your Arduino with battery
  2. How to choose your battery
  3. Indepth Arduino powering guide
  4. Why 9V batteries are bad


There are many different types of motors available. Before deciding how to power your motor, you must know what voltage the motor is going to use and how much current your motor will need.

  1. Guide for powering motors with Raspberry Pi: here.
  2. Guide for Adafruit Motor Shield with Arduino: here.