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I'm struggling with get suitable step delay while driving a stepper motor.

How to calculate exact step delay for 1.8deg/step stepper motor? Give some example calculation.

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  • Convert the RPM of the motor to RPS.
  • Take reciprocal to get seconds per revolution.
  • Divide it by 360 to get seconds per degree.
  • Multiply by 1.8 to get seconds per step.
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How to calculate exact step delay for 1.8deg/step stepper motor?

each rpm = 360 degrees * rpm / 60 second.

So the time, between each step, is resolution / (60 * rpm), where resolution = 1.8deg/step in your case.

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