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Stepper Motor: Unipolar/Bipolar, 200 Steps/Rev, 57×41mm, 5.7V, 1 A/Phase
This NEMA 23-size hybrid stepping motor can be used as a unipolar or bipolar stepper motor and has a 1.8° step angle (200 steps/revolution). Each phase draws 1 A at 5.7 V, allowing for a holding torque of 4 kg-cm (55 oz-in).
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6-lead, unipolar/bipolar stepper motor wires are terminated with bare leads.
6-lead, unipolar/bipolar stepper motor wiring diagram.
This high-torque hybrid stepping motor has a 1.8° step angle (200 steps/revolution). Each phase draws 1 A at 5.7 V, allowing for a holding torque of 4 kg-cm (55 oz-in). The motor has six color-coded wires terminated with bare leads that allow it to be controlled by both unipolar and bipolar stepper motor drivers. When used with a unipolar stepper motor driver, all six leads are used. When used with a bipolar stepper motor driver, the center-tap yellow and white wires can be left disconnected (the red-blue pair gives access to one coil and the black-green pair gives access to the other coil). We recommend using it as a bipolar stepper motor and controlling it with one of our bipolar stepper motor drivers or one of our Tic Stepper Motor Controllers. In particular, the Tics make control easy because they support six different interfaces (USB, TTL serial, I²C, RC, analog voltages, and quadrature encoder) and are configurable over USB with our free configuration utility.
NEMA 23 stepper motor (item #1475) mounted with a steel L-bracket for NEMA 23 stepper motors.
Our 1/4″ universal mounting hub and 1/4″ scooter wheel adapter can be used to mount objects on the stepper motor’s 1/4″-diameter output shaft, and we carry a NEMA 23 steel bracket for securely mounting this stepper motor to a flat surface (the picture above shows this bracket being used with a taller NEMA 23 stepper motor).
- Size: 56.4 mm square × 41 mm, not including the shaft (NEMA 23)
- Weight: 450 g (16 oz)
- Shaft diameter: 6.35 mm (0.25″) “D”
- Steps per revolution: 200
- Current rating: 1 A per coil
- Voltage rating: 5.7 V
- Resistance: 5.7 Ω per coil
- Holding torque: 4 kg-cm (55 oz-in)
- Inductance: 5.4 mH per coil
- Lead length: 30 cm (12″)
- Output shaft supported by two ball bearings
More specifications are available in the datasheet (50k pdf).
The following diagram shows the stepper motor dimensions in mm. The output shaft has a 0.25″ (6.35 mm) diameter. Though not shown in the diagram, the output is a D-shaft with a section that is flattened by 0.5 mm. This shaft works with our 1/4″ universal mounting hub and 1/4″ scooter wheel adapter.
The inside of a bipolar stepper motor (SOYO NEMA 14-size).
Stepper Motor Applications
Stepper motors are generally used in a variety of applications where precise position control is desirable and the cost or complexity of a feedback control system is unwarranted. Here are a few applications where stepper motors are often found:
- CNC machines
- 3D printer/prototyping machines (e.g. RepRap)
- Laser cutters
- Pick and place machines
- Linear actuators
- Hard drives
Pololu’s assortment of stepper motors.
Note: This stepper motor is SOYO part number SY57STH41-1006A.
People often buy this product together with:
|Pololu Universal Aluminum Mounting Hub for 1/4″ (6.35mm) Shaft, #4-40 Holes (2-Pack)|
|Steel L-Bracket for NEMA 23 Stepper Motors|
|DRV8825 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, High Current|