Hi guys, I’m a beginner just starting out with the .NET Gadgeteer and GHI hardware. I have a FEZ Cerberus Mainboard and I just put in an order for the Stepper L6470 Module.
FEZ Cerberus Mainboard
Stepper L6470 Module
I would like to buy a compatible stepper motor to use with the Stepper L6470 Module. My plan is to rotate something horizontally that weight at most 3 lbs and it will only be rotating a small amount every few minutes. I was looking at the stepper motors from Pololu but if there is a better choice let me know. I was going to purchase this one and I wanted to double check that it would work. This is my first attempt.
Stepper Motor: Bipolar, 200 Steps/Rev, 28×45mm, 4.5V, 0.67 A/Phase
I was going to try to power everything from 4 AA chargeable (1.2V 2,300 mAh) connected to a 7watt solar panel. The batteries should put out max 4.8V right? I guess this means my batteries would have to have a nice full charge to make the motor move? Maybe I should get the next one down at 3.8v?
Stepper Motor: Bipolar, 200 Steps/Rev, 28×32mm, 3.8V, 0.67 A/Phase
These are the two items from Goal Zero I was going to use to power everything.
Guide 10 Plus Battery Back
Nomad 7 Solar Panel
Well any suggestions or comments you have would be greatly appreciated