Hey guys, I am pretty much new to electronics so any and all advice you can afford me would be helpful and greatly appreciated! As you can tell from my title, I have a very ambitious goal, especially for a beginner. I know much of the advice I initially receive will be start with controlling one stepper and learn, then work your way up...which makes sense, and I don't fully intend to go full bore first go round.
From what I've read so far it seems just about the only way to go about driving 12 steppers is to get 6 or 12 driver boards, depending on how many motors per board it supports. Is this the case? What about the breakout board sparkfun sells that is for multiple servos? Will that not work with steppers? Yes...laugh it up, but you were once in my shoes as well.
I look forward to any help you guys can offer. Thanks so much!