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Old Feb 27, 2012, 12:33 PM
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Drivers and Steppers for CNC Hot wire foam cutter

Anything know if 20 step (18) steppers will work for a CNC foam cutter?

I already have 4 of them and I was thinking maybe I should get from 200 or 400 step motors.

2nd question is on Driver boards..

What ones should I go with?

$15 Stepsticks off Ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/110803451669...84.m1438.l2649

Sparkfun's Big Easy Driver $22
http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10735

Linistepper (unipolar only. I would need new steppers)
http://www.piclist.com/techref/io/st...step/index.htm

thanks!
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Old Feb 27, 2012, 03:08 PM
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OK I broke down and bought a set of Vexta PK266 steppers.

Now all I need to do is make up my mind on the drivers..
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