1. #1
    Hi simple question probably easy for you guys, I need to reverse my stepper motor direction and I know its a matter of swapping wires around but I'm not sure which ones , so some help would be gratefully appreciated

    My wiring set up is the one on the right below 21 kg

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  2. #2
    Just swap one coil pair, say A- and A+.
    Best Regards
    picclock

  3. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by picclock View Post
    Just swap one coil pair, say A- and A+.
    Best Regards
    picclock
    Thanks for the reply.. I'd like a confirmation for this from someone with a few more posts than 2 before wiring up a very expensive controller .. no disrespect intended picclock

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  4. #4
    Quote Originally Posted by Fivetide View Post
    Thanks for the reply.. I'd like a confirmation for this from someone with a few more posts than 2 before wiring up a very expensive controller .. no disrespect intended picclock
    Yes, you can just reverse one pair of windings, you can also do it in software by inverting the the dir pulse.
    ..Clive
    The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Clive S View Post
    Yes, you can just reverse one pair of windings, you can also do it in software by inverting the the dir pulse.
    thanks Clive I'm experimenting with GrBl panel atm couldn't figure out how to do it in the software lol I'll swap A+ to A- on your advice :)

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  6. #6
    worked a treat thanks for the help

    Fiction is far more plausible when wrapped around a thread of truth

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  7. #7
    Quote Originally Posted by Fivetide View Post
    worked a treat thanks for the help
    Always best to check. Glad you got it going
    ..Clive
    The more you know, The better you know, How little you know

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  9. #8
    Quote Originally Posted by Clive S View Post
    Always best to check. Glad you got it going
    God advice :) I'm nearly there just got to fit and configure the hard stops - case up the electronics - fit it to the lathe and I'm ready for a test run

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