Stepper motor wire length

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KRG
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Stepper motor wire length

Post by KRG » Sun May 10, 2015 9:00 pm

Do the stepper motors with the longer wires go on the Y-axis carriage assembly???

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Re: Stepper motor wire length

Post by edwardrford » Sun May 10, 2015 9:02 pm

The longer wires go on the X and Z (because they need to move with the gantry.

The shorter wires go on the Y axis plates.

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KRG
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Re: Stepper motor wire length

Post by KRG » Sun May 10, 2015 9:14 pm

Thanks Edward. Could not visualize but I understand now.

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