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Current version by: Michael Chernoff ,

Title:

What current settings do the X/Y/Z & extruder motors take?

Text:

Hello, I am replacing the motor drivers used in the BOXZY with DRV8255 motor driver.  I would like to know what current the X/Y/Z motors require as a maximum current limit, and what current the extruder takes as a maximum current.

Please make this information available because

A) Since the BOXZY came out in 2016, the replacement  A4988 motor drivers have changed their design, so the formula used to adjust voltage to set maximum current has changed.

B) If we want to use a different motor driver such as a DRV8825, we have to calculate the new voltage based on the settings of a DRV8825.

If I know the limiting currents of these four (4) motors, I can adjust the potentiometers on my different boards accordingly.

Thank you

Category:

Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

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Original post by: Michael Chernoff ,

Title:

What current settings do the X/Y/Z & extruder motors take?

Text:

Hello, I am replacing the motor drivers used in the BOXZY with DRV8255 motor driver.  I would like to know what current the X/Y/Z motors require as a maximum current limit, and what current the extruder takes as a maximum current.

Please make this information available because

A) Since the BOXZY came out in 2016, the replacement  A4988 motor drivers have changed their design, so the formula used to adjust voltage to set maximum current has changed.

B) If we want to use a different motor driver such as a DRV8825, we have to calculate the new voltage based on the settings of a DRV8825.

If I know the limiting currents of these four (4) motors, I can adjust the potentiometers on my different boards accordingly.

Thank you

Category:

Troubleshooting and Problem Solving

Status:

open