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ros2468
10-14-2011, 11:19 AM
Hello,
Figured id wire this driver to a 4wire stepper.
Now the driverboard have a 4 wire output that says this 1-EN, 2-DIR, 3-STEP,
4-COM.

What i guesd of this is that DIR & STEP Is two mains and other two (-),
But from mach3 when i test the motor it wont turn more than 1/2 step. (( AND THE DIRECTION SEEM TO BE WORKING))

doorknob
10-14-2011, 03:42 PM
Can you provide more information on your setup?

Perhaps a photo or a link to your driver and breakout board, as well as a diagram showing how you have wired them together would be useful.

ros2468
10-14-2011, 05:13 PM
Yes, good request. here is a link (http://i963.photobucket.com/albums/ae118/infoshine15/3-6.jpg)

ger21
10-14-2011, 06:38 PM
Now the driverboard have a 4 wire output that says this 1-EN, 2-DIR, 3-STEP,
4-COM.

2 and 3 are step and direction inputs from the parallel port. Not outputs to the motor.

doorknob
10-14-2011, 06:44 PM
The picture in your link looks like it is showing the terminals of a "breakout board".

If you have wired those terminals to the EN-, DIR- and PU- terminals of your stepper motor driver, have you also wired +5 volts to the EN+, DIR+ and PU+ input terminals of your driver?

How do you have Mach3 configured?

ros2468
10-15-2011, 04:32 AM
Hello,

The instruction manual i have says 2=DIR 3=STEP. thats how i setup mach also why i wired the DIR & STEP as (+) and EN & PU as (-).

doorknob
10-15-2011, 05:03 AM
As ger21 stated, you can not connect a motor to this board.

ger21
10-15-2011, 06:02 AM
There must be 4 other terminals, usually labeled A and B and something like -A and -B or something similar.

EN is the enable pin from Mach3 and the COM is probably the parallel port ground.