I have replaced the printer cable with one wired straight through, and have checked and double checked the wiring several times. Thanks a ton for the help I don’t notice the heat build up with the Automation direct driver.. I had to rethink and simplify my wiring setup-I had 4 sets of connectors between the motor and driver. Alphamail, Which model breakout board are you using?
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User can set up acceleration, velocity, and distance by typing in proper number according to different applications.
GX REV-9 | Geckodrive
When I hook up to the same plc outputs through the AD driver, it works fine. If the motor turns in steppeer wrong direction, reverse the motor winding connections to terminals 5 and 6. My controller is capable of 10k pps.
The motor has holding torque, but wont move in either direction. Geckk, that was quick Here is a link to the manual for my PLC that gives a schematic of how I should hook up a driver that isn’t optoisolated: I am having the same problem with the X stepper. Was this article helpful? G motor direction flip-flop I’m having a problem with motor tuning in mach 3 – If I hit the up arrow button for the Y axis, the Y motor turns in one direction-if I hit the same button again, the motor turns in the opposite direction.
What is the resolution of the Gecko?
G motor direction flip-flop. I’ve read that the motors get hot, If this thing is operating hours a day about two deg. GM Manual and Programming Guide.
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I have 2 drives in my project and one is from automation direct and Sfepper can make it function without a problem. If the G is to be run with a G, G, or G then a 3. Acceleration, velocity and destination can be changed even while the motor is in motion. Turn the power supply off when connecting or disconnecting the motor.
Gecko G251X Micro Stepping drive
GX Step Pulse Multiplier. There are two main purposes of using RS It sounds to me initially that you are jumping through too many hoops to get isolation, Do you have any kind of drawing or sketch of your hookup, also what is the nature of the PLC outputs? GM Quick Start Guide. I like it because it has both male and female db25 connectors, so I don’t have to deal with gender changers. The user can update the GM firmware using the built in boot-loader function. Pay now with address and payment details stored in your Amazon account.
I don’t steepper Gecko or steppers as a rule, so it may be an idea to shoot a email to Gecko support.
The G microstep drive is warranted to be free of manufacturing defects for 1 year from the date of purchase. GM Motion Control Setup.
To determine the maximum voltage hecko a motor, take the inductance and insert it in to the following formula:. Step and Direction Tester. This means that a 2. G Troubleshooting and Tuning. These features can be used in applications such as real-time speed control and position adjust.
I had to rethink and simplify my wiring setup-I had 4 sets of connectors between the motor and driver.