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where can you find stepper motors? Answered

iam having a lot of c car motors and iam planning to make a robotic arm but there are no simple ways to slow it down, so where can i find stepper motors which can rotate slowly??

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artb60 (author)2010-04-05

also look in old 5.25 floppy drives. the teac has some really decent ones.
i guess it woul depend on the torque that you will need. even an alternator from a car can be made to step. has about 3-5degrees per step, but lots of torque.(big h drives too)

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DELETED_zerofreak (author)2009-08-11

thnks guys, i will try!!!!!

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msgoldstein1995 (author)2009-08-10

Look on craigslist.com am sure you will find one there.

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printers and fax machines are best. and cnc machines. although thats probably why you want them, and if you have a cnc machine you probably have the money to just buy a stepper motor lol

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RelaxedSoup (author)2009-08-10

You can find them in printers, hard drives (really old ones), and some record players. An old printer is probably your best bet.

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