A kind of motor that moves in steps.

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Controlling 3 stepper motors simultaneously [migrated]

I have three stepper motors connected to the drv8825 drivers to an arduino uno. I am using the example code below (from here), which works fine for moving multiple stepper motors at the same time BUT ...
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Ramps 1.4 stepper motor Slaving

So I am looking to run 2 stepper motors for x and y axis with a ramps 1.4 board, but since their are only one stepper motor driver per axis i was wondering how to accomplish this? (I'm thinking a ...
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How to detect end of avaliable movement of mechanism connected to a stepper motor, without external detectors?

I have access to (not quite working) 3D printer. It has no endstops, no switches that would detect extreme positions of head or table. I know this because I was there when it was assembled. All cables ...
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Choosing Stepper Motor - Driver Combination

This is my first attempt at designing/building my own circuit and PCB, so please bear with me. I am building a small, portable device that makes use of a small, accurate motor. My goal is to make the ...
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Strange electrical noise from stepper motor

It's my first project using arduino. Simply trying to rotate three identical stepper motors, using three 293d h-bridges. Although it does work properly (meaning the motors do rotate as they should), ...
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calculate encoder period from motor rpm?

Let's say I have a stepper motor which rotate at a speed of 1000 RPM and I have an incremental encoder attached directly to the shaft with 4096 PPR (pulses per revolution). How I can measure the ...
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changing directions on a bi-polar stepper motor [closed]

I have two bi-polar stepper motors that I need to turn in different directions. One CW and one CCW direction. Each motor has 4 conductors. How do I wire this to have them turn in different ...
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Suitable Schottky (Dual) Bridge Rectifier ICs to protect stepper motor drivers [closed]

I need to protect a number of 24V stepper motor drivers from cable disconnects as described in "Adding diodes to easy driver stepper motor driver". This means using eight Schottky diodes with a ...
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Multi cell lipo charging or boost converter

I'm working on a prototype for a project that needs to drive a stepper motor at 12V and 2A. It needs to be powered by lipo batteries, have all of the charging circuitry in the device, charge through ...
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FPGA: need a stepper motor controller with smooth acceleration [closed]

I want to connect a stepper motor to my Cyclone V FPGA via a STEP/DIR-interfaced driver. But I don't want to simply give N pulses with F frequency. I want to set its max acceleration and deceleration. ...
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Reusing 10B0264 stepper from Lexmark C760

Good day. So I disassembled my old Lexmark C760 laser printer and I found few steppers inside. Part number written in title. It seems this stepper has driver allready assembled with it. There is a ...
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Using a Mosfet Gate driver to directly drive a small stepper motor?

I need to control some small, low current stepper motors from a 3V ARM micro controller. The motors typically require 5-12V at 400mA (30 ohm 41mH windings). What occurred to me is to use a Mosfet ...
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RC car steering circuit: what does it do?

I have just disassembled a RC car. Attached to the stepper motor that controls the steering of the car was a small circuit board with a cog wheel attached to it. I am trying to figure out what this ...
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Getting floppy drive stepper motor to work

I want to learn how a floppy stepper motor works so that I can latter control it with my arduino. What I did was to test if the motor in a floppy worked before pulling it off. I used a 5v from my ...
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Stepper Motor Questions

I am doing a project in school for which I have chosen to use stepper motors to drive a conveyor. Reasons I chose these, and not BLDC or AC motors include their low cost, and ease and accuracy of ...
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Why is it harder to turn the shaft of an unpowered stepper motor when connecting the terminals of a phase?

I experimented this phenomenon, but I don't know why. My guess is it has to do with back EMF, but I am not sure how. I found it's also documented on wikipedia: (For the experimenter, the ...
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Do stepper motors fail if not allowed to rotate?

I have a rudimentary understanding of the operation of a stepper motor. I have a situation in which a stepper motor will try and rotate something; but if the bar is already in the stop position the ...
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Panasonic msmo22f2g Wiring

I have a Panasonic MSMO22F2G Servo Motor that I'm using as a stepper motor. The motor has 4 wires coming out of a port farther to the front, and 11 wires coming out of a port towards the rear of the ...
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Step motor intermediate position [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the position of arrow to be a little more to upper winding or right winding? If we supply different values of voltage to two winding what will happen to arrow?
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Controlling 64 stepper motors with arduino

I have seen many post on this site for controlling stepper motor with arduino. And arduino is pretty good at it if provide with good shield/Driver. My query is How can is use to arduino control more ...
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Problem with coil current on NEmA 17 stepper motor and chinese A4988 driver

Since my driver for CNC/3D printer blew up (my fault), I decided to make one on my own. I am using chinese made NEMA17 stepper motors with max current of 2A@2.2 V and 1.1 ohm coil resistance. I have ...
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Stepper motor won’t turn once loaded

I can’t get a stepper motor to rotate a load that it should have enough torque to rotate. The load is a 3’ x 3’ x 2” table, with the stepper motor centered underneath. I have a 51204 thrust bearing ...
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Ideal supply voltage for stepper chopper driver

I am aware that chopper drivers for stepper motors need to be supplied with a voltage much higher than the motor's steady state voltage. For instance most 3D printers use drivers based on chips such ...
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Stepper Motor Controller With Arduino

I have seen many tutorial of Multiplexing 74HC595 with led's Is it possible to control Stepper motor with 74HC595 ? And Recently i have found a board SSC-32 which control 32 servos, so is it possible ...
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Measuring the rotation angle of stepper motor

I have a hc-sr04 ultrasonic sensor. I am considering to put this sensor on a board which rotates by stepper motor. Sensor starts to rotate and detect an object during this rotation. Is there a way ...
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How does the force given by bi-polar stepper motor relate to the delay between the steps?

We are using the following Bi-polar motor.(Haydon Kerk 25343-05). https://prototypes.haydonkerk.com/ecatalog/can-stack-linear-actuator/en/linear-actuator-25343-05 You will find the specs of the ...
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Is it possible to control a DC motor with Microstepping driver?

Today I found that electronics dealer have shipped me a Microstepping controller (A4988 -module: http://www.robotshop.com/media/files/PDF/datasheet-1182.pdf -on-board chip: ...
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How to interpret the stepper motor voltage requirement?

I have a 8HS11-0204S stepper motor and need to match a driver to it. HERE it says that the recommended voltage for driving it is 12-24V. But if you open the (feeble) DATASHEET, it says that the rated ...
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Stepper vs servo or DC motor

My friend and I are currently working on a robotic vehicle project, and he had some spare steppers lying around from a previous project. Instead of using DC motors or servo motors, is it viably to use ...
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Sharing power source for LED strip and stepper motor

I'm making an AC powered lamp with retractable console uling 12 V LED strip and stepper motor. Originally no automation was planned so simplest AC-DC converter was bought. Like this (declared by ...
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Measuring and classify stepper motor

Hi guys I've got a little projet running and need your help: I am going to use a stepper motor and a motor driver, in my mind that should work (maybe with a heat sink for the driver). What do you ...
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stepper motor constant torque

Is there a way to keep a stepper motor pushing without a given rpm? I have a large stepper motor that I want to assist another motor with as much torque as it can. The other motor is a small 9hp ...
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Hot swappable stepper motor

We got a bulk of stepper motors, you can see specs on the following image: I'm doing some work on my school laboratory, and they want me to test this motors to see which ones work and which ones ...
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Matching Stepper Motor to Driver

I am planning to purchase a CNC-ready mill from its manufacturer but put the controls together myself separately using various off-the-shelf components. The control system will be based on the Arduino ...
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MOSFET Overheating when Driving Stepper motor

I'm trying to create a stepper motor driver for a 5 phase motor based on the application note found here. So based on this, I am using the following MOSFETS: These are hooked up to an Arduino and ...
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Interfacing Unipolar 6 wire Stepper Motor with Atmega16 using l293d

I am trying to interface a 6 wire unipolar stepper motor to Atmega16 using l293d. I managed to get the wires right. But no response from motor. I am also struggling with the AVR code. I am pasting the ...
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How much hold current is consumed when there is no load?

Given a 24V 1A motor with no actual load connected (just a piece of orange tape so we can see the shaft moving). How much current will the motor use if I configure the driver board for 2A maximum ...
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Stepper Motor Driver Testing

I have a board with stepper driver DRV8812 IC. I want to test it (4 driver output pins) with another MCU. I thought simply low-pass all pins and just test the DC above logic level. Which way should ...
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How is this extremely high-resolution stepping achieved?

This question pertains to this video as well as this one by the same person demonstrating his results with a stepper motor (along with a really neat testing method involving a laser spot on a wall a ...
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How these laser show systems work

I am trying to understand how laser show galvanometer systems like this one create high-resolution movement, and generate drawings of reasonable precision (w.r.t. minimum beam angular-deflection step ...
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What motor type is better suited for instant torque supply

I am working in a robotics project and I am looking way to make my robot "dash" as soon as possible. Therefore I need to have a quite high acceleration for a brief time. To be more specific, I am ...
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How to measure the torque (of a stepper motor) with a (belt) drive accurately?

I have a project that requires really accurate torque measurement of a motor or a motor + a belt drive. How do I do that? I am guessing that measuring current through a stepper motor is is ...
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How to drive such a small motor?

I have a very small stepper 4 pin 2 phase stepper motor, I need to know what's the most convenient way to connect wires to it in order to drive it (as I have about 300 of those I need to drive). ...
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How to achieve very accurate/fine rotation with motor

I am running an experiment where I need to rotate a lightweight dial (<5 grams, so very low torque requirement, and fairly slowly), but need to do very accurate, fine steps of 0.03 degrees. ...
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Stepper motor for robot wheel drive [closed]

I'm trying to chose correct stepper motors to drive 2 wheeled robot. I started with geared DC motors, but found they are too fast (I have 27:1 geared), and they provide little torque at low speed. ...
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L293D 2 Phase Bipolar Stepper Motor

I have an M35SP-11NK stepper motor that I would like to be able to drive with an L293D driver chip. The circuit below is how I've got it wired up so far. I've derived this from numerous sources on the ...
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Bipolar stepper motor driving by Micro-controller Xmega

I am using Bipolar stepper motor Haydon Kerk 25343-05. My driver IC is DRV8833. The micro controller I am using is ATXMEGA16A4U. The bipolar stepper motor has 4 wires. 4 PWM output pins of ...
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Using a stepper motor for an electric bike

I'm going to design an electric bike using a BLDC motor. According to my knowledge there are two types of BLDC motors: normal BLDC motors and stepper motors. Can I use a large stepper motor for ...
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Can i make a stepper motor stop at 120° increments?

I have another project, but being much less than a beginner with programming chips I am coming to you fine people for help. The basic premise is that I want a motor to turn within a full 360° cycle ...
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Trouble ramping up stepper motor

I am using a bipolar stepper motor with Fs = 238Hz, I want to ramp it up above its Fs, for this purpose I am stepping it up with an interval of 100ms but as soon as the motor reaches 240Hz it starts ...