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Author Topic: X-stepper Motor Overheated?  (Read 319 times)

weirscott

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X-stepper Motor Overheated?
« on: September 01, 2013, 10:37:03 PM »
Anyone know why my x-stepper would be running extremely hot at all times when the Bukobot is powered?

whosawhatsis

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Re: X-stepper Motor Overheated?
« Reply #1 on: September 02, 2013, 02:37:59 AM »
How hot is "extremely hot"? The motor should get hot during normal operation. If it is running too hot for you to leave your fingers on it for a few seconds without reflexively pulling them away, you should turn down the current by turning the potentiometer on the corresponding stepper driver counterclockwise just a bit.

 

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