Im new here - and new to Arduino and code!
I do astrophotography and was researching making a star tracker for my camera. It would be so satisfying to build one and programme it, instead of just paying several hundred pounds for a ready made one.
After looking around the net for ideas I came across a website called JJRobots that has a simple design with 3D printer plans for components and some fairly straightforward instructions.
They listed links to purchase the circuit boards required to drive the stepper motor, and I duly bought them.
However when they arrived I noticed that the 'brain shield' that they had listed as part of the design is not in fact the same board they have written the code for, the code is actually written for a set up using a JJROBOTS arDusplay Stepper Motor Control board which isn't available anywhere!
I have emailed and messaged JJRobots but so far there has been no reply.
So instead of just giving up and forgetting about the problem, I really want to get the tracker up and running if possible...
I know I'm new but Im reaching out to the community to see if anyone will help me succeed!
The set up is: Nema17 stepper motor - A4988 Driver - JJRobots Arduino Brain Shield - Arduino Leonardo
Link to Brain Shield:
Link to code:
I was wondering if the code could be altered to accomodate the brain shield instead of the shield which isnt available, or is a new code required...
anyway if anybody out there can help I would be very grateful!