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Hello,
I am working on a project and we are using a stepper motor (PX534M-NBA). We are looking for some header and source files for this stepper motor. We are using AVR Studio 4.0 to program it.
If you know anything about this, please let me know.
Thanks,

Rosie

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Does it have 4 or 6 wires? How many ohms in each coil? What AVR will you use? (I would use the AVR serial port as a debug menu... you could test step fwd, step rev, run, etc. Search the forums here... might find something easy to understand...

Imagecraft compiler user

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We are using AVR Studio 4.0 to program it.

You are using AVRStudio to program a stepper motor?

I think not. What language are you writing your program in? What AVR model are you using? Have you looked at the Atmel app not that drives pancake steppers directly? Is this really a 5-phase as the Google hits seem to indicate? What have you done so far? Have you looked in User Projects? searched the Forums? Have you digested the "standard" starting information such as Jones http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/s... ? Are you going to use a driver such as ULN28xx or ULN200x? Or a stepper driver such as from ST Micro? What is your load? speed range? Microstepping?

Lee

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Oh excellent link Lee
Thanks,
John

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There is a LOT more to it than just a motor and an AVR.

You need some kind of motor driver. It might only be a bunch of power FETs if you just full-step or half-step. To micro-step, you need some hardware that is a little more serious.

The code you need depends on BOTH the motor and the driver hardware.

Jim

Jim Wagner Oregon Research Electronics, Consulting Div. Tangent, OR, USA http://www.orelectronics.net