Moog smartmotors SM2315D - any way to use?



  • Hello all,
    I have a bunch of SM2315D motors I rescued from an equipment and it seems a waste not to use them on a 3d printer. Does anyone know how/if there is any way I could use them with a Duet Wifi?
    http://www.animatics.com/products/animatics/nema-23-2300-series/sm23165d.html
    Cheers



  • Well the pin out shows step & dir inputs so you could use them with step/dir/enable in the same way you would use external drivers which is essentially what they are (except these have a motor attached also).

    It looks like they could be controlled in a variety of more sophisticated ways though.

    You'll need to work out how to set the current and microstepping mode as well as I suspect a whole bunch of other parameters.

    But they look pretty good.


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