Spark MAX with motors other than NEO

Can you use Spark MAX controllers on more than just NEOs? Say a 775 pro?

If so what do you do with the white wire since it wouldn’t be in use?

Thanks!

We just left the white wire unplugged. Zip ties kept it secure.

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The white wire is only used with brushless motors.

Link to manual

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Thanks to both of you!

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You have to go into the code as well and change the motor type to brushed or brushless, depending on the motor, but I was under the assumption that a Spark MAX can act just like any other motor controller.

You can also configure the Motor Type over USB by using the SPARK MAX Client.

If you switch back to connecting a NEO to this SPARK MAX, be absolutely sure to reconfigure it for Brushless. Running a brushless motor with the SPARK MAX in Brushed Mode will damage the motor.

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