Inside your stepper motor...so you don't have to...

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Inside your stepper motor...so you don't have to...

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Mine was definitely not working like the rest but I didn't see any visual indications otherwise. The stepper is just a motor...no other components from what I see - at least in this one...

Be sure to keep that magnetized shaft away from other stuff that's plugged in...

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JohnStack wrote:[Spoiler alert: Boring post]

Mine was definitely not working like the rest but I didn't see any visual indications otherwise. The stepper is just a motor...no other components from what I see - at least in this one...

Be sure to keep that magnetized shaft away from other stuff that's plugged in...


So, after tearing it apart, did you get it to work?

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Not even trying! For $15, I'm a RAR guy...
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Interesting... I've got a stepper with a "tight" spot in it's rotation. I guess that, that particular motor has a high spot on the rotor or a 'rib' inside of the windings that's a little proud.

It's probably fine (it works without shorting or anything), but I think I'll call Ultimachine and just have it replaced.

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And someday, we will be able to print one... too bad not tomorrow, or tomorrows tomorrow or...
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neurascenic wrote:And someday, we will be able to print one... too bad not tomorrow, or tomorrows tomorrow or...


http://hackaday.com/2013/04/13/working- ... per-motor/

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Jimustanguitar wrote:
neurascenic wrote:And someday, we will be able to print one... too bad not tomorrow, or tomorrows tomorrow or...


http://hackaday.com/2013/04/13/working- ... per-motor/



Well damn! that is all I got to say.
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Isn't it amazing what they think of printing? And the things work! I love to see high tech 3d printed projects instead of toys, figurines etc.

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