MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control

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This breakout board for the MPS MP6500 microstepping bipolar stepper motor driver has a pinout and interface that are very similar to that of our popular A4988 carriers, so it can be used as a drop-in replacement for those boards in many applications. The MP6500 offers up to 1/8-step microstepping, operates from 4.5 V to 35 V, and can deliver up to approximately 1.5 A per phase continuously without a heat sink or forced air flow. This version of the board allows for dynamic current limit control through a pair of digital inputs, and the board ships with 0.1″ male header pins included but not soldered in.

Alternatives available with variations in these parameter(s): current limit control header pins soldered? Select variant…

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MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control with included header pins.

MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control,

MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control, top view.

MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, bottom view.

MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carriers, Digital Current Control with included header pins soldered.

Basic wiring diagram for connecting a microcontroller to an MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control (full-step mode).

Current limit vs. analog voltage for the MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control.

Current limit vs. PWM duty cycle for the MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Digital Current Control.

Schematic diagram for the MP6500 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier.

Schematic of nSLEEP and nFAULT pins on MP6500 carrier.


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