Related Config File Sections:
Connect the StepRocker to USB and MPF can control any steppers connected to it.
This is an example:
hardware: platform: virtual stepper_controllers: trinamics_steprocker trinamics_steprocker: port: /dev/ttyACM0 steppers: # Scenario: 1.8 degree stepper attached to a 7:1 gear ratio with homing flag that you want to control in units of revolutions positionStepper: number: 0 homing_direction: clockwise # when facing the shaft homing_mode: hardware reset_position: 0 reset_events: test_reset named_positions: 0.0: test_00 0.6: test_01 1.0: test_10 platform_settings: move_current: 25 # percent hold_current: 5 # percent homing_speed: 0.1 # user units/sec microstep_per_fullstep: 16 # 1/16 mode (1 step = 1/16 of a full step) fullstep_per_userunit: 1400 # UU=1 Revolution = 200 full steps per rev (1.8 deg stepper) * 7 gear ratio velocity_limit: 0.5 # user units/sec (so, 0.8 RPS of output gear ) acceleration_limit: 2.0 # user units/sec^2 (so, 2 RPS^S of output gear)
Overview video about steppers:
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Have a look at our hardware troubleshooting guide.
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