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What could be the reasons for a stepper motor stuttering with an A4988 driver?

I am using an A4988 Stepper Motor Driver, which is controlled with an STM32F767ZI on a Nucleo 144 board. The stepper motor takes 12 V with a maximum of 350 mA. When powered, the motor simply flickers ...
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Fake microstepping in A4899 and LV8729 stepper-drivers?

I built a test jig to experiment with a friend's 16-pin A4988 stepper driver, and even added bi-directional LEDs to the outputs and, regular LEDs to the inputs, to see if it behaved as expected. By ...
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Is A4988 and DRV8825 Current Limit Setting RMS or Peak?

I'm trying to aggregate information on config settings and current limit calculations for all the popular "StepStick" style motor drivers. However, I've noticed that while the older type (A4988 & ...
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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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Designing stepper motor driver with A4989 chip to control NEMA 17 / NEMA 23 motor

I am trying to build a stepper motor driver, based on the A4989 chip, to control NEMA 17 and NEMA 23 stepper motors. Stepper motor specifications: NEMA 17: 0.4 Nm, 1.5 A/phase, 2.1 ohms. NEMA 23: ...
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How to achieve high speed microstepping?

I used an Arduino Uno with A4988 driver with 1/16 microstepping and tried to achive the highest speed possible. Using AccelStepper library ...
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Stepper motor vibrating and not turning

I've been stuck on this for a few days now and I can't seem to get my stepper to work. Last week, I bought a stepper motor (nema 17 size, 1.5A) and an A4988 driver to play around with. I hooked it all ...
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