I have a Tamagawa 200 step servo, 6.4V. I want to test it with my Arduino Uno. My only problem is that it has 6 wires (white, red, black, green, blue and yellow) and I can not find a simple way to test it. My Question is:

How/ What do I use to test it and what are the extra wires for?

I belive it is a presison servo? If that makes sense.

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    \$\begingroup\$ Find the datasheet (or a manual) for the servo. \$\endgroup\$ – Nick Alexeev Aug 6 '15 at 7:42
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    \$\begingroup\$ That isn't a servo, it's a stepper motor. You can look up its wiring with the exact type number and then find 1001 Arduino tutorials for that wiring type. \$\endgroup\$ – Asmyldof Aug 6 '15 at 7:54
  • \$\begingroup\$ If it has 6 wires the chances are that it's a unipolar stepper motor. It's easier to drive (you need only 4 transistors) than the bipolar 4-wire steppers. \$\endgroup\$ – Alexxx Aug 6 '15 at 12:23
  • \$\begingroup\$ Ok i think I will look for the Wire type one more time. Thanks! \$\endgroup\$ – Display Word Aug 6 '15 at 16:34
  • \$\begingroup\$ No luck could not find one. \$\endgroup\$ – Display Word Aug 10 '15 at 13:43

Please use Google or some other search engine and use the search string "6 wire stepper motor"

The very first link in the list that pops up is Arduino 6 wire Stepper Motor Tutorial. There are more than a million other hits with that search string.

The key words in your question that makes it clear that this is a stepper motor rather than a servo is "200 steps". Servo motors are a continuous device rather than having discrete steps like a stepper does.

Many servo motors also have 5 or 6 wires: 2 wires for the motor and 3 or 4 wires for the potentiometer or quadrature encoder that tells the controller how far the motor has moved. Servo motors require a completely different and much more complicated driver system than a stepper. The advantage of servo motors over stepper motors are many: higher resolution, capable of MUCH higher power, easily scaled up or down in size. All of those advantages are offset by the much more complicated controller required.

But you have a stepper motor.

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