by Michael McRoberts

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Project 28 – Basic Stepper Control

In this very simple project, you will connect up a stepper motor and then get the Arduino to control it in different directions and at different speeds for a set number of steps.

Parts Required

You will need either a bipolar or a unipolar DC stepper motor. I used a Sanyo 103H546-0440 unipolar stepper motor in the testing of this project.

Stepper Motor images
L293D or SN754410Motor Driver IC images
*2 × 0.01uf Ceramic Capacitors
*Current Limiting Resistor

Connect It Up

Connect everything up as in Figure 10-1 ...

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