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Building a water jet cutter using Arduino, CNC shield and GRBL firmware

I am building a water jet cutter using Arduino Uno and CNC shield for control. The CNC shield uses A4988 drivers to control the stepper motors. I uploaded the GRBL (for this shield) firmware to ...
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Stepper Motor Driver UC3770A

I have a bunch of UC3770A IC's (datasheet) from my school, and I would like to use them to drive the stepper motors in a project I am working on. I have tried to put the circuit together a couple of ...
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Stepper driver sine wave

I have a TB6660 Stepper driver and I gave pulse from an Arduino board. According to the TB6660 datasheet, drier should out a sine wave that created by using give square wave from Arduino. But, when I ...
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Phase voltage and torque of stepper motor

When I use a chopper type driver for drive a stepper motor how it effect the rated phase voltage? Is there any relation between rated phase voltage and running torque of the stepper?
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Driving a hobby stepper motor with an industrial PLC

I am working with an industrial PLC, the Beckhoff BX9000, with 24 V digital outputs. I am looking to drive a hobby stepper motor with Polulu's 'A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier', which accepts logic ...
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Interfacing with (Two) Full-Bridge PWM Motor Drivers to Control a Stepper Motor

I am working to interface with an existing PCB with on-board Full Bridge PWM motor driver chips, which drive a stepper motor. The interface lacks any kind of standard step (clock) or direction signals ...
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Why is the common lead of unipolar motor connected to the high level voltage?

I'm trying to gain a deeper understanding of DC stepper motor because I'm using them for an arduino project. I was wondering about why the common lead of unipolar stepper motors is usually (always?) ...
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Picking a power supply for a TMC2130 stepper driver and motor

I'm trying to pick a power supply and need a little more guidance before I'm comfortable spending money on one. This site explains how to calculate your figures for power supplies but isn't too ...
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When is it appropriate to connect two steppers in series?

I'm considering building a machine that would have 4 axes, two of which would require two steppers each to allow for the desired mechanical layout. These pairs would have to run synchronously. That's ...
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Why did this arduino burn out? SilentStepStick (TMC2130) stepper at 24V

I'm new to electronics. Attempting to bench-test a SilentStepStick stepper driver board, (based on a TMC2130) Using: Arduino Uno, a SilentStepStick driver board, a 0.6A stepper motor, and waterott ...
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How to correctly wire a SilentStepStick (TMC2130) to Arduino? (Noob question)

Ingredients: 1) Arduino Uno 2) SilentStepStick Stepper Driver (TMC2130) (datasheet) 3) Fully Independent 24V and 5V power supplies 3) Driver code from: watterott 4) Board pinouts I've wired up the ...
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Run Stepper motor with more torque and smoothly

I have a stepper motor and its torque curve is below. I am trying to get more torque from the motor. Therefore, I decided to setup my driver to half step. I am using an Arduino for generate the ...
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help me to run stepper motor

I have a stepper motor ( Model = 23KM-K381-01V , NO.T6Z23-07 , DWG NO.56AA80112). Motor Specifications: Motor is unipolar , 6Wires , 2A current , 1.8 deg step angle.. Motor is second hand. I do ...
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How to use many separated A4899 for controling steppers

Basically, I was seeing the diagram for the A4899, in which mentions a logic power supply(image for reference), the thing is, how would it work if I needed more than two drivers? I was worried that ...
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help me to finalize my stepper motor ,rotary encoder and stepper driver.

I am buying this stepper motor (JK86HS78-4208) having rpm of 0-800 and the datasheet is present here: (http://interface.im.taobao.com/mobileimweb/fileupload/downloadPriFile.do?type=1&fileId=...
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what will happen i will provide 4.2A to my stepper having rated current per phase of 5.86?

i have 2 questions: 1) I am buying this stepper motor (JK86HS78-4208) the datasheet is present here: (http://interface.im.taobao.com/mobileimweb/fileupload/downloadPriFile.do?type=1&fileId=...
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More phase inductance in stepper motor

The selected stepper motor not enough to make required torque. So, I think its better to replace the stepper with higher torque. But, new stepper motor has 2.8mH phase inductance,Old one has 1.2mH. ...
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Broken stepper motor - Too high of a load?

I am using a NEMA 17 (17HD4005-22B) with a Big Easy Driver and an Arduino Uno R3. I am using the motor to move a threaded rod, which then pumps a liquid. The system basically functions as a linear ...
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How do I wire a TMC2130 stepper motor driver to an Arduino UNO in order to control it?

I simply want to control a stepper motor with an Arduino and I need the TMC2130 to ensure it runs very quiet. I've done a lot of searching and somehow can't find how to actually wire it to an Arduino ...
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How to get more torque using a Stepper motor [closed]

I am using a stepper motor with a belt. The system has more friction due to the belt. So, I need to increase the torque of the motor at rotating. I am currently using 57HS09 motor and M542 It has ...
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Can stepper motor drivers switch quickly between full and micro stepping?

I am trying to turn something with a stepper motor very quickly, but have it end up in a very precise spot. I would like to use full stepping to get a lot of torque so it can accelerate quickly, and ...
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Driving a 2.4v stepper with higher voltages?

I went on a drunken online shopping spree around a month ago and today I'm the proud owner of a NEMA17 stepper and a dual H bridge L298N based motor driver. The motor is bipolar and rated for 2.4V. ...
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How to remove Black cooling paste on IC?

I am trying to reverse engineer a product, but I ran into a problem: One IC had a heatspreader on top of it. With a bit of force I could remove it, but I am unable to read what's written on the IC, ...
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Want to output data on GPIOs in parallel, what is the delay between each pin?

I have the following setup to control 256 bi-polar stepper motors from a data stream via SPI. I'm deciding between an MCU (teensy 3.6) or an FPGA. Each motor (four wire) is driven by a driver that ...
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Driver Current Issue

So I bought this motor Driver - MTD 01, and a stepper motor - SM 42BYG011 25 The driver didn't seem like it was working so I poked at it with my fingers and the stepper motor suddenly started spinning....
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Possibility of series connected LIPO batteries for running stepper motor

I have project where I am using a motor driver DM860A2 to run NEMA 34 85 kg-cm stepper motor. Currently I have used a transformer to supply 48V AC during testing. I have with me four 2200 mah 11.1V ...
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Why does one stepper motor consume a fixed amount of current, and the other is variable?

I have 2 salvaged stepper motors. One is a LIN 4209L-03 labeled for 0.4A, and the other is a "Japan Servo" labeled "TYPE KH42JM2B176" 127K38561. I do not know the current rating for the Japan Servo. ...
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how to drive high amp stepper motor 4 wire without driver

I was wanting to use this motor: https://www.circuitspecialists.com/nema_34_step_motor_85bygh450A-08.html rating shows: 4 amps and 1.05 Ohms which would be 4.2V? and possibly wanted to use this ...
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3 phase stepper motor

What is the difference between normal stepper motor (bipolar/unipolar) and 3 phase stepper motor? I have found most of CNC cutting machine using 3 phase stepper motor. Is there any special reason for ...
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Guidelines for a multi-axis stepper (closed-loop) controller / driver

The project: Consists of moving a robotic arm with 5 axis. The axis are drive by 4A 0.5ohm stepper motors 1.8º with an encoder (1/1024 resolution) Those 5 axis are required to move synchronized. ...
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Measure current through a stepper motor coil [closed]

I have a TB6600 stepper motor driver and I wanted to measure and observe the current through a single phase (as shown on pg. 23 of the data sheet) of the connected stepper motor on an oscilloscope. ...
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Jerky/choppy DVD stepper motor movement

I, like many others, am playing with a DVD drive stepper motor. I ordered some L298N driver boards, hooked everything up and got movement, but it's choppy. I've tried every orientation of the motor ...
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Operating a stepper motor through a driver circuit

I currently have what I've gathered is a rather old custom made stepper motor driver attached to a stepper motor and am unsure how to actually operate it. I have looked around online and gathered a ...
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Help understanding pins on a stepper motor driver

Hi I need to controls some steppers for a work project. I found this driver in the back and can't find a data sheet online. My main question is what are the out pins for? The rest seems ...
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Stepper motor voltage / resistance per phase

I am trying to run this stepper motor (XY42STH34-0354A), but I am encountering two odd issues with its performance: slowing of the motor in 1/32 microstep mode, and a "soft cap" of the RPM where the ...
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Rising edge of a pulse or one complete pulse needed for 1 step in Stepper motor?

I'm trying to make a step counter using Hall effect sensor implanted near the rotor of a common hybrid-synchronous(1.8° in full step) stepper motor, and I'm confused as I'm not able to figure out when ...
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Voltage lower than expected with Nema 17 stepper motor and L298N

I am using an L298N motor driver with a Nema 17 stepper motor. I am trying to use the motor to turn a valve, but there is not enough torque so the motor is skipping steps. I am controlling the motor ...
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How to increase speed of stepper motor up to 1000 rpm? [duplicate]

I am using TMS320F28027 (ACTIVE) Piccolo Micro controller.I have achieved a speed of 400 rpm by using open-loop control method.When the speed of motor is increased beyond 400 rpm motor is getting ...
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Rotate stepper motor in low RPM and minimum vibration

I want to control a stepper motor about 3RPM and at very low vibration. I have a ROLLON SRL-M542H stepper controller.If I change it to high step per revolution it works smoothly without more ...
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Why does (dis)connecting a stepper motor while powered on damage the driver?

In many manuals (for example for 3D printers), one can find the warning not to connect or disconnect the stepper motors from the electronics while powered on because that will very likely damage the ...
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WeMos D1 rebooting 2-5 seconds into driving stepper motor

I've set up a basic stepper motor rig with most commonly used components and L298n as a driver, WeMos D1 (ESP8266) as a controller: https://imgur.com/a/wHgOW Programm is supposed to hit limit switch ...
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I need help controlling the 'sled' motor of a CD-ROM, based off of a datasheet

I have a CD-ROM that I would like to use the stepper motor from. I specifically would like to use the existing driver for it. The circuit diagram for this driver, the BD7907FS, is below. I understand ...
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Decay Setting of a stepper motor driver

What is the decay setting of a stepper driver? According to TB6560 datasheet, it has decay setting like this.Explain differences.
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Reduce heat dissipation in Stepper motor

I'm trying to control stepper motor(NEMA 23/3A per phase) datasheet I'm using Leadshine M542 Microstepper Driver datasheet Its controlled by an Arduino UNO with simple potentiometer that can control ...
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Creating stepper motor driver using only TTL ICs [closed]

I am trying to drive a 5-wire unipolar stepper motor WITHOUT a microcontroller or driver ic, just using logic gates and JK flip flops (74LS107N's). The motor shaft needs to rotate a certain number of ...
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Stepper motor shutoff at low load

I have an issue somewhat like the post in this thread: Is it possible to determine load on a stepper motor when stopped However, I need the program to know when the motor is not under load. I am ...
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Step motors vibrate, don't move at all (Prusa I3) [closed]

Recently, I changed my RAMPS 1.4 card (because there was a problem with the power output).So I bought this new one, and an Arduino Mega.I didn'T change the code (Marlin 1.3.3).I used the same ...
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Stepper motor enable line

I am using DRV8834 IC driver to run the 5v stepper motor. I've managed to run the 5v stepper motor using DRV8834 IC by using a breadboard. But I've found we need 3 pins (Step, Direction and enable) to ...
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Isolating digital I/O on an Atmega328

I have an Atmega328P MCU that is driving a stepper motor driver using its digital I/O. However, I'd like to use the same pins to drive the motor externally as well possibly using a different MCU or ...
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Trouble with TI DRV8825 output

There is a electrical scheme of my board: That's what I see on output, when stepper motor is not connected / is connected: The stepper motor doesn't move and produces a squeaking sound and ...