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Stepper motor controlling

Stepper motor controlling

Stepper motor controlling

Hi guys,

Im working a system to rotate a block that stepper motors lend themselves perfectly to (low load, accuracy, etc). I've never had to lay out the entire system, typically I've done the logic and install after those smarter than I have picked the components.

The biggest difference in this case is I need to be able to tell the motor to rotate to a cetain point. From what I've gathered most standalone drivers allow you to program a series of events with pauses and what not. I'm waiting for some details on a few different controllers, but I'd prefer to have a controller with a user interface so I can deliver the system as standalone and plug and play. Does anyone have any recommendations for a controller or a driver with a fairly simple user interface. This system is litterally turning only a block with no need for feedback or separate outputs. Thanks guys.


RE: Stepper motor controlling

Parker-Hanifin Compumotor division has been making useful stepper indexers for years.  Oriental Motor is another.

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