Motors and steppers numbers

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    heyi looked in the bom and i saw that the v2 of the control pcb contains 8 STEPPERS, while in the MOTORS section there is only 7 motors, what am i missing? ;

    • 2x Nema 17; L=40mm; Holding torque: 39.22 N.cm
    • 3x Nema 17; L=34mm; 5:1 mechanical reduction; Holding torque: 121.2 N.cm
    • 2x Nema 17; L=34mm; Holding torque: 21.57 N.cm

     

      • 1x PCB
      • 8x A4988 Stepper Motor Driver

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    #1207 Quote

    *MOTORS AND DRIVER

    #1209 Quote
    Angel LM
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    Hi Hotam,

    You are right, the current design of Thor only uses 7 steppers, so 7 drivers are enough.
    I designed the new board capable to control up to 8 steppers in order to be able to add another degree of freedom. (I was thinking to add rails on the base)

    Hope it helps!

    #1211 Quote

    nice

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