Stepper Stand Configuration Fun Facts

 

Z Axis - Wiring Scheme (Motor 1 On NU Drive)

Pin

Motor

Encoder

Limit Switches

1

BLUE

RED

ORANGE (CW)

2

ORANGE

PURPLE

 

3

WHITE (ground)

BROWN

BLUE (CCW)

4

RED

YELLOW

 

5

YELLOW

ORANGE

 

6

 

BLUE

GREEN (ground)

7

 

WHITE

 

8

 

GREY

 

 

X Axis - Wiring Scheme (Motor 2 On NU Drive)

Pin

Motor

Encoder

Limit Switches

1

YELLOW

 

PURPLE (CW)

2

RED

 

 

3

WHITE (ground)

SAME AS Z AXIS

GREEN (CCW)

4

ORANGE

 

 

5

BROWN

 

 

6

 

 

GREY (ground)

FUN NOTES:

1.        Nu Drive

1/25/00 – Replaced resistor with 1.5kohm , 1/4W resistor compatible with a 3 amp motor.

                      Microstepping ratio = 5 microsteps per step.

2.        Z rails

1/31/00 – Z rails were shimmed with a 1 mill shim opposite the motor.

This page maintained by: hiatt@jlab.org.Last updated on March 9, 2001.