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DQ542MA , Hot stepper when idle

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Adam Filipowicz, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. Adam Filipowicz

    Adam Filipowicz Veteran
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    I am using DQ542MA to drive High Torque stepper Nema 23
    I noticed that the stepper was hot after sitting idle for 1hr.
    I have switch 4 enabled, which should reduce idle current by 70%
    Current Peak is set to 2.84 Amps

    Should i reduce Peak amps?
     
  2. Gary Caruso

    Gary Caruso OpenBuilds Team
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    Hot is when you cant keep your hand on them, so the question is how hot? :)
     
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