V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

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V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby cloneit3d » Sat Jul 21, 2018 10:31 am

Why does the kit instruction speak of new stepper motors? The old look to be the same as the steppers sold and used now. My V3 has gotten very little use as I wanted a production machine to function better out of the box and sadly that has not been my experience to date. I am thinking of buying the upgrade kit in hopes of a better experience. How do folks like the V3.2?

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Re: V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby geneb » Sat Jul 21, 2018 1:34 pm

You can opt to buy .9 degree steppers as part of the upgrade kit.

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Re: V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby briankb » Tue Dec 04, 2018 7:41 pm

two related questions, what was the degree (resolution?) on the original v3 stepper motors if not .9?

What is the benefit of the .9 degree steppers?
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Re: V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby DeltaCon » Wed Dec 05, 2018 9:55 am

The originals were 1.8.
The benefit? double resolution.
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Re: V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby dc42 » Wed Dec 05, 2018 4:19 pm

I covered the benefits of 0.9deg motors including before and after prints in my blog at https://miscsolutions.wordpress.com/201 ... a-printer/. This was on my own Kossel derivative, not on a SeeMeCNC printer, so your mileage may vary.

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Re: V3 to V3.2 - Stepper Motors?

Postby MrWiggum » Thu Dec 06, 2018 8:26 am

Speaking about stepper motors, which one would be better for the v3.2 EZR Struder. I bought the upgrade from v3 to v3.2 and my old V3 EZR Struder is failing, so i need to buy a new one but its asking if i want a stepper motor with the EZR Struder. Should i get a new stepper motor and if i should, should i get the 1.8 or the 0.9 to go with the new v3.2.


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