How to use Pololu Tic in MPF
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The Pololu Tic is a stepper controller which can control one stepper via USB. Multiple versions with different power rating exist but they all work the same from the perspective of MPF.
Overview video about steppers:
To use the Pololu Tic you need to install
ticcmd from Pololu. Follow
their Installation instructions for
Connecting your stepper
Connect your stepper according to the Pololu manual.
Configuring your stepper
Afterwards, you can use steppers from MPF. This is an example:
#config_version=5 hardware: stepper_controllers: pololu_tic switches: s_home: number: 1 steppers: stepper1: number: 1 homing_mode: switch homing_switch: s_home named_positions: 10: test_00 20: test_01 50: test_10 platform_settings: max_acceleration: 20000
You can set certain pololu-specific settings in
What if it did not work?
Have a look at our hardware troubleshooting guide.
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