STEP400

by Ponoor Experiments

A 4-axis stepper motor driver for creative coders

Oct 21, 2020

Homing Sensor Functionality, And A Physical Event In Tokyo

We'll be hosting a physical open studio this Saturday, October 24th! At this event, you can try out STEP400 in action. If you're in the Tokyo area, please join us. I will connect to our Discord server at the same time so you can watch it as a stream. Also, in this post, I'll give you an overview of the STEP400 homing sensor functionality. Read the full update.


Oct 13, 2020

Ask Me Anything Wednesday October 14th & Industrial Stepper Drivers vs. STEP400

Our Ask Me Anything (AMA) is coming up tomorrow! This is a series that takes place on Crowd Supply's Discord server. If you have any questions or simply some interest in STEP400 or stepper motors, please join us! Also, the other day, through an unexpected connection, I had the opportunity to speak with someone who works at an industrial stepper motor manufacturing company. This update will be a recap of our chat, and I think it will be very helpful in understanding what STEP400 is and what it isn't. Read the full update.


Oct 06, 2020

How To Get Started With Mechanical Parts

Hello everyone. Once again, thank you all for your support and interest! This time, I recount my visit to TASKO, a company that makes a lot of machines for exhibitions, theatrical performances and video filming. They showed us various ways to incorporate stepper motors into practical mechanisms. Getting into the mechanics part of stepper motor projects presents a different kind of difficulty from electronics or programming. In this post, I'd like to show you what happens next, after making the motor spin. Read the full update.


Oct 01, 2020

[Video] Programming Environments and Application Demos

In this update I'd like to show you a few examples of STEP400 running in different programming environments and applications. Read the full update.


Sep 29, 2020

A closer look at stepper motors and... we're funded!

In this update, we're happy to announce we met our funding goal. We also have a brief introduction to stepper motors. Read the full update for all the details. Read the full update.


Sep 24, 2020

Launch Announcement!

Hi everyone, thank you for your interest in STEP400! I'm very happy to have finally launched this campaign, and you can now back it. In this update I’ll talk about the project's past and ongoing story, and let you know what the next update will be about. Read the full update.


$7,538 raised

of $3,500 goal

215% Funded!

Pledge Now

$300

STEP400

One STEP400 board and four motor connectors


$540

STEP400 x2

Two STEP400 boards and eight motor connectors (four for each board). Save on shipping!


$5

Sensor Cables

Pre-crimped, ready-to-go sensor cables for connecting to the 4 homing and 4 limit sensor inputs on the STEP400 board. Price breaks at 4 and 8 cables.


$250

STEP400 - Early Bird

One Early Bird STEP400 board and four motor connectors. Be one of the lucky first 10 backers to save big on a STEP400 board! (Will not arrive earlier then other pledge levels)

Credits

Ponoor Experiments


Kanta HORIO

Taiki Niimi

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