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Re: Stepper motors that shudder.
« Reply #10 on: April 02, 2019, 08:58:47 PM »
very nice of you to say, thankyou and you're welcome.

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Re: Stepper motors that shudder.
« Reply #11 on: July 10, 2019, 09:21:55 PM »
I thought I should update this post for anyone who is losing steps. Because lets face it - nobody likes losing steps, the sound is like hurting kittens. Especially when you are way way down the end of your table and to re-home the gantry is to go ALL THE WAY BACK again. ha

I upgraded my power supply to a 60vdc (semi adjustable) 1000w Chinese one for I think $100. All my drivers faulted out - they really dont like the higher voltage. So when I popped it down to 50vdc they stopped faulting. And I have a large improvement in the performance of my motors.

Off memory my drivers are DM542MA.

So thanks Craig, and I think Gerry as well had an input.