I am fairly new to using stepper motors and RPis, so have some potentially naive questions.

Firstly, I am using two NEMA 34 stepper motors and planning to connect them with DM860T drivers. However, I am unsure if I am able to connect these two, big drivers to a single RPi, or will I need two Rpis. Is this possible? Can a RPi work with these?

Any other assistance or advice will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you most kindly for your help.


The Pi's logic (GPIO) outputs are 3V3.

You will not be able to drive the DM860T directly from the Pi's GPIO as the DM860T needs a minimum logic level of 4V.

To use the Pi with the DM860T you would need to add additional components to the Pi, e.g. transistors.

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