Stepper Motor Controller (Raspberry Pi)

Introduction: Stepper Motor Controller (Raspberry Pi)

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Basic tutorial of how to setup a stepper motor using an Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor HAT with the Raspberry Pi.

Stepper Motor Basics:

Step 1: Parts

RPI 3 - https://amzn.to/2VA9pQY

4 Amp Power Adapter - https://amzn.to/2CTptWu

16GB micro SD - https://amzn.to/2SFMwd3

12 Volt Power Supply - https://amzn.to/2srHmWv

DC Power Jack Adapter - https://amzn.to/2VQl3XY

NEMA 17 Stepper Motor - https://amzn.to/2stjdik

Adafruit DC & Stepper Motor HAT - https://www.adafruit.com/product/2348

Step 2: Setup

1. "git clone https://github.com/adafruit/Adafruit-Motor-HAT-Pyt..."

2. "sudo raspi-config" (activate I2c interface)

3. "cd Adafruit-Motor-HAT-Python-Library"

4. "sudo python setup.py install"

5. "cd examples"

6. edit line 20 of StepperTest.py to "myStepper = mh.getStepper(200, 2)"

7. python StepperTest.py

Step 3: Code

Step 4: Additional Info

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    basbiker
    basbiker

    Question 8 months ago on Step 3

    I managed to get this running in pyhton 2.
    Is it also possible to run this in Python 3 ??
    Up to now I did not succeed