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What is a stepper motor?
A motor that rotates in small, fixed increments and is used to control the movement of the access arm on a disk drive.
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2000-12-13 Using power MOSFETs in stepping motor control
This application note discusses different stepping motor control techniques and circuits that utilize Power MOSFETs driven from CMOS ICs. Some of these techniques discussed in this note include shift register phase generation, comparator switched current limiting and the use of synchronous rectification
2001-04-12 Using COP800 devices to control dc stepper motors
This application note describes the use of National Semiconductor's COP820 motor controller chip to control the speed, direction and rotation angle of a stepper motor.
2014-01-24 Trinamic unveils driver stage for NEMA 17 stepper motors
Trinamic Motion Control's TMCM-1043 energy and cost-efficient embedded driver stage is custom designed for direct mounting on NEMA17 stepper motors.

Trinamic Motion Control has released its TMCM-1043 energy and cost-efficient embedded driver stage that is custom designed for direct mounting on NEMA17 stepper motors. The board is pre-programmed and pre-configured with all operating parameters to support standard 1.1A (rms) motors. It is designed for fast design-in and off-the-shelf use without the need for additional programming.

2003-05-12 Trinamic stepper modules simplify motor control design
Trinamic Microchips GmbH's TMCM series of stepper modules for stepper motor control eliminates chip-level design, thus reducing the design time and cost, while simplifying the design of application-specific motor controllers.
2012-04-24 TI's motor drivers target battery-powered apps
The DRV8834, DRV8835 and DRV8836 motor drivers claim to cut power use by 80 percent and PCB space by 95 percent
2013-09-16 TI unveils integrated stepper motor pre-driver
The DRV8711 is highly configurable that boasts best-in-class on-chip micro-stepping indexer, as well as stall detection, and advanced current regulation that claims to easily and efficiently tune any motor
2012-05-30 Stepper motor module delivers up to 337N
Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions' size 17 "captive" stepper motor linear actuator and DCM4826X microstepping drive module can be configured for full step, half step, or microstep.
2007-04-18 Stepper motor drivers feature auto start function
AMI Semiconductor's enhanced single-chip stepper motor driver and control ICs feature an automatic start function that allows a stepper motor to start automatically when powered up.
2012-04-27 Stepper motor driver reduces board space, improves thermal efficiency
Texas Instruments' new driver is designed for industrial, medical and consumer applications.
2006-09-08 Stepper motor delivers up to 40% more torque
Portescap said the stator-enhanced magnets of the h3 stepper motor series deliver up to 40 percent more torque in the same footprint as competing devices.
2007-03-27 Stepper motor card offers fast control, smooth motion
Adlink's PCI-8144 stepper motor control card supports both T-curve and S-curve speed profiles, as well as unsymmetrical acceleration and deceleration to fit a variety of applications that require fast control with smooth motion.
2005-06-28 ST rolls out new motor drivers
STMicroelectronics introduced a family of monolithic motor drivers that form the heart of an open, scalable solution for a wide range of motion control apps
2005-10-26 Smallest stepper controller IC can mount on the motor
AMI Semiconductor says its AMIS-30621 and -30622 stepper motor controller ICs for automotive applications are the industry's smallest.
2006-05-23 Single-axis stepper motor offers data acquisition
RMV Electronics has introduced the Sport 232-ST, an intelligent single-axis stepper motor with data acquisition and control features.
2010-09-15 Simplifying stepper motor system design
Contemporary stepper motor drive systems typically use an integrated power IC that drives the motor and may integrate some simple controls like the current control.
2008-03-18 Simplifying movable-headlamp motor control
Using LIN-enabled smart micro-stepper motor drivers lets designers perform intelligent system partitioning and simplifies complex multi-axis real-time programming.
2007-04-18 Quick start for beginners to drive a stepper motor
A stepper motor is an electrically powered motor that creates rotation from electrical current driven into the motor. Physically, stepper motors can be large but are often small enough to be driven by current on the order of milliampere. Current pulses are applied to the motor, and this generates discrete rotation of the motor shaft.
2000-05-25 Programming the NS32FX200 to drive a stepper motor
This document describes how to program the NS32FX200 to drive a stepper motor for a TPH printer, CIS scanner or CCD scanner.
2008-09-30 ON Semiconductor's stepper motor designs receive updates
ON Semiconductor has extended its bipolar stepper motor control family.
2002-01-14 NPM four-axis control chip drives stepper motors
The company's PCD-4541 is a four-axis motion control chip designed for two-phase unipolar or bipolar stepper motors in manufacturing and inspection equipment
2002-08-13 NPM card controls stepper motors, servomotors
Nippon Pulse Motor Co. Ltd has introduced the PPC17443 4-axis motion control card that incorporates a PCL6045 control chip that controls stepper motors or servomotors.
2006-01-13 NJR H-bridge driver IC targets small stepper motor apps
The NJU7382 dual H-bridge driver IC from New Japan Radio is designed for low voltage small stepper motor applications.
2004-01-27 Newport obtains stepper motor controller patent
Newport has received U.S. Patent No. 6,642,680 for its development of a means to minimize stepper motor vibration.
2011-06-01 Motor drivers offer 60% lower RDS(on
TI has added to its DRV8x motor driver family eight new devices supporting up to 5A for higher-current bipolar stepper and brushed DC motors.
2005-06-23 Motor drivers from ST eliminate need for over-specification
STMicroelectronics unveiled a family of monolithic motor drivers, including devices suitable for driving DC motors, stepper motors and brushless DC motors.
2014-10-09 Motor drivers claim to lower noise, vibration, footprint
The latest devices from Toshiba, ranging from precision stepper motor drivers to sensorless brushless DC motor drivers, target home, business and industrial applications.
2006-07-07 Motor driver offers low operating voltage
Allegro MicroSystems has developed a dual H-bridge low-voltage motor driver capable of operating one stepper motor or two DC motors.
2006-02-03 Motor driver IC takes a turn down brushless avenue
Apex Microtechnology has released a motor driver IC for dc brushless motors that's said to be both powerful and versatile
2005-05-20 Motor driver IC is camera-ready
Rohm Electronics' BD6735FV is a 2-channel H-bridge motor driver that can serve both DC- and stepping-motors for lens driver applications in digital still and digital video cameras
2007-02-07 Motor driver has built-in translator
Allegro MicroSystems expands its family of stepper motor drivers with the launch of its A4983 DMOS microstepping motor driver with a built-in translator for easy operation in automation, industrial and medical markets.
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