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Coils in stepper motors have the current flowing either way at differnt times. Usually done by switching each end between +v and 0v. Usually with dedicated  chip but you could do it straight fom these outputs.

retrolefty


Coils in stepper motors have the current flowing either way at differnt times. Usually done by switching each end between +v and 0v. Usually with dedicated  chip but you could do it straight fom these outputs.


Yea, several years ago I bought a very small stepper that could be driven directly from output pins, it worked and was cute and all, but I never really found a useful project for it and now I would really have to look in the parts bins to even find it again.

Lefty

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