That makes sense. I'll live with it for now and might upgrade the stepper if it becomes an issue later.

Thank you for your help!

The motor in question is a Kysan 1124090

Holding Torque: Rated Voltage: 4.2V NO.of Phase: 2 Step Angle: 1.8° ± 5% Resistance Per Phase: 2.8Ω± 10% Inductance Per Phase: 4.8mH± 20% Current Per Phase: 1.5A Shaft: 5mm diameter w/ one flat Insulation Class: Class B Dielectric Strength: 100Mohm Operation Temp Range: -20 ~ +40° C Lead Wire: 22AWG / 750mm 4 pin 2.54mm connector