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Woo!! Got my motors in (12vdc ones) those should work ok with the bipolar mod right?
Ok...a crazy question
These steppers are geared, they are built inside for up to 32 steps per rotation using full steps
With gearing and then 1/2 stepping, or lower stepping it's capable of getting what 32x64=2048
If we were to go full stepping instead of microstepping, would it keep the motors from overheating?
Is this printer (due to gearing and backlash) even capable of such accuracy with so many steps?
Would setting the firmware in ramps to use full stepping fix the overheating without really killing accuracy?