[Lab] Help choosing a stepper motor
tahnok at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 21:45:03 EST 2013
The mass isn't very heavy (probably 500g) and I don't need the resolution
of something like a cnc or 3d printer motor and speed isn't super important
On Nov 4, 2013 9:36 PM, "Michael Grant" <michael at krazatchu.ca> wrote:
> The easy driver is for bipolar only, it's a good choice for small steppers
> There are many choices on eBay as well, about $11 will get you a serious
> CNC driver for larger steppers (NEMA23).
> What resolution and speed are you looking to achieve?
> The mass you are rotating, is it heavy and will you require fast start and
> Michael Grant
> On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 9:22 PM, Wesley Ellis <tahnok at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> I'm pretty new to electronics and I'm having trouble choosing a stepper
>> motor for a project I'm working on.
>> I'm ordering from robot shotp, and it looks like this EasyDriver board
>> will let me control whichever motor I end up choosing, but the number of
>> motors on robotshop is pretty intimidating.
>> I'm going to be spinning a small platform so I don't need a lot of
>> power. Basically, I'm wondering whether I need a bipolar or unipolar
>> motor? What kind of voltage? Amperage? Any help would be appreciated
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