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Agitating a stepper motor

Discussion in 'Electronic Design' started by [email protected], Dec 6, 2007.

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  1. Guest

    Hello. Is there a circuit I can refer upon, to agitate a stepper motor
    n number of steps clockwise, and the same n number of steps counter-
    clockwise? All very rapidly. Thanks for any advice given.

    Marcel
     
  2. Mark Zenier

    Mark Zenier Guest

    A stepper controller chip that has Step and Direction (MC3479?),
    a divide by N counter, a flip flop, and a clock oscillator (555?).

    All of which are better done in software in a PIC or equiv. ;-)

    Mark Zenier
    Googleproofaddress(account:mzenier provider:eskimo domain:com)
     
  3. Rich Grise

    Rich Grise Guest

    Find a stepper motor controller that has a "direction" and a "step"
    input. Feed the "step" input with a pulse train, and toggle the
    "direction" input at your wobble rate.

    Try http://www.google.com/search?q=stepper-motor-controller

    Good Luck!
    Rich
     
  4. Gary Pace

    Gary Pace Guest

    Tell it the building's on fire....sorry.
     
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