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general-appendixes [2017/01/31 16:40]
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arthur [External Stepper Drivers]
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 The connectors for this can be found close to the stepper motor drivers, and are labelled. The connectors for this can be found close to the stepper motor drivers, and are labelled.
  
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 Finally you need to do two things in your configuration file : Finally you need to do two things in your configuration file :
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-In this case, you will also need to change those pins to be open-drain. To change a pin from being normal to being open-drain, you add a <​kbd>​o</​kbd>​ to the pin's number. For example :+In this case, you will also need to change those pins to be open-drain. To change a pin from being normal to being open-drain, you add a <​kbd>​o</​kbd> ​LowerCase "​o" ​to the pin's number. For example :
  
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-alpha_step_pin ​       0.      # Pin for alpha stepper step signal +alpha_step_pin ​     2.      # Pin for alpha stepper step signal 
-alpha_dir_pin ​        ​0.5       # Pin for alpha stepper direction +alpha_dir_pin ​      ​0.5       # Pin for alpha stepper direction 
-alpha_en_pin ​         2.0!      # Pin for alpha enable pin+alpha_en_pin ​       0.4!      # Pin for alpha enable pin
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 +==== Multiple drivers in parralel
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 +If one of your axes requires more than one motor and driver, you can wire the control signals for one axis to multiple drivers, like so : 
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 ===  Solid State Relays ===  Solid State Relays