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Powering the Pi and 6 accessories?

I am wrapping up my first Raspberry Pi project. The final version needs to control 3 28BYJ-48 stepper motors and 3 hall effect sensors. In my PoC (with a single motor and hall effect sensor), I have ...
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How to send 5v signal from pi? [duplicate]

I am using a raspberry pi 4b. I am attepting to send a signal to a motor controller that requires a 5v input. Is that possible with the pi or will i need to purchase a part. If so please advise an ...
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AS5600 encoder is not reading on Raspberry Pi 4

I'm trying to read the stepper motor angle using the AS5600 magnetic position encoder. I'm using Raspberry Pi 4 and the pinout is the following: VCC to 3.3V , GND to Ground ,SDA to GPIO2 (Pin 3) , SCL ...
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Using raspberry pi to control 4 stepper motors

For a hobby-project I would like to control 4 nema23 stepper motors for a Cartesian cnc-like setup using a raspberry pi. According to this tutorial, it should work in principle using a TB6600 Motor ...
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Having trouble with my Nema 17 stepper motor and TB6600 Driver, I am using a 12 V adaptor

I have attached an image of my setup. Code I am using is below import RPi.GPIO as GPIO from time import sleep # Direction pin from controller DIR = 10 # Step pin from controller STEP = 8 # 0/1 used ...
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pigpio Not allowing simultaneous waveforms on separate GPIOs

I am trying to send a set of pulses equally spaced to 4 stepper motors drivers (on different GPIOs) at the same time. These pulses I am wanting to be around 10 microseconds in width so more precise ...
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Is it safe to drive the ENA+, DIR+ and PUL+ ports of a stepper motor driver with a 3.3v pin from the RPi 4 GPIO header?

I'm using this Cloudray 2-phase stepper motor driver DM422S to drive this Cloudray Nema 17 stepper motor (52Ncm 1.8A). I connected the signal ports for ENA+, DIR+ and PUL+ of the motor driver to the 3....
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Seperate GPIO pin outputs influencing sensor readings

I'm controlling a Nema 17 stepper motor with an L298n driver via BCM pins 5, 6, 26, 25. Basically, all I'm doing is alternating them between HIGH and LOW. Alongside, I'm reading the acceleration ...
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How can Rpi3B+ use the A4988 stepper motor driver to control a NEMA17 motor?

I am very new to the world of raspberrypi and I am probably making some beginner mistakes. I am trying to move a NEMA17 motor (stepper motor) using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ and a4988 driver. First I set the ...
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