- Stepper Control board either for generic or A4988 drivers.
- FTDI to USB adaptor
- A computer
- A Stepper Motor
- A serial port terminal. To name a few: Cutecom Screen Hyperterminal Putty Minicom
- Arduino IDE (if re-programming needed)
The control board host an ATtiny84 chip. This chip can be programmed with Arduino IDE. The following sketch can be used as a base for controlling the motor. Serial sketch v1.0
Default communication settings
Baud rate: 9600 Data bits: 8 Handshake: None Stop bits: 1
All commands are described in the table below:
|Start the motor.
|Stop the motor.
|Set Direction to forward.
|Set Direction to reverse.
|Toggle continuous mode. When continuous off the motor will run for a number of steps only.
|Set the number of step to move when continuous off.
|Set the delay in microseconds between each steps (speed control).
|Prints configuration. Format will be