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Controlling a Stepper Motor
Controlling a stepper motor using variables, but am losing power when it starts moving


I am trying to control steppers using variables. when the arduino notices the variable, the stepper will start moving, but I am losing power.

please help,

A majority of the 3D printers use Ardunio uPU boards, but they also use a stepper motor driver shield to supply the higher voltage and currents required.

How are you connecting the stepper motor? And what is it's size, voltage and current rating?