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Running 3 Stepper Motors
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Running 3 Stepper Motors

by millis on Wed Dec 12, 2012 9:22 pm


What's the best way to run 3 stepper motors?

My Adafruit Motor/Stepper/Servo Shield for Arduino is truly phenomenal but it only supports two servos.

Thank you,

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Re: Running 3 Stepper Motors

by adafruit_support_bill on Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:08 am

If you search these forums, there was a fairly simple hack posted that let you stack 2 shields to run up to 4 steppers. There were a few limitations, but nothing too serious.

Other than that, Pololu has a pretty good range of modular motor control breakouts. You should be able to put together a 3-motor controller from them.

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