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Xpro & OpenBuilds NEMA 23 Stepper Motor

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by khalid tubail, Nov 3, 2017.

  1. khalid tubail


    May 13, 2014
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    hi all
    can i run the NEMA 23 Stepper Motor with xpro controller while the motor is 2.8 A.

    i tried buy the heat sink on the xpro driver is too too hot.

    any advise.
  2. Peter Van Der Walt

    Peter Van Der Walt OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Mar 1, 2017
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    Yes, you can, if you point a fan at the Xpro.
    Set the current to ~2.0A - not optimum for the motor, but good enough for most applications.
    If you need the full torque the motor can provide, it needs 2.8A, and you'll need proper drivers: DQ542MA Stepper Motor Driver

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