After an unexpectedly long wait at the warehouse, STEP400 has finally started shipping to our supporters. Thank you for your patience! In this update, we share some resources for getting started with STEP400. Read the full update.
STEP400 orders will be shipping soon. Please take this time to check your delivery address, and update it through your Crowd Supply account if needed. Read the full update.
Hi! I know it's been a while since my last update, but here's an update on the current status of the project. The STEP400 product versions were successfully delivered from the PCBA factory in China. We tested and confirmed that all of them are working fine. We have set up a new repository for the product version of the STEP400. Read the full update.
Sorry for having taken a month since the last update, but in the meantime I have prototyped a new, improved version of STEP400. It is based on the results of the beta testing, with some changes, and I believe this will be the last version of the prototype. In this update, I would like to inform you about the changes, especially those made to the input and output connectors. Click through for the full update. Read the full update.
Our STEP400 crowdfunding campaign has successfully completed, reaching 672% of our goal! We would like to once again thank everyone who supported the project. We have been documenting STEP400 on the prototype repository, but now this documentation is moving to our new website, and we will continue to update it there. For more details, read the full update. Read the full update.
We are in the last day of the campaign! If you know someone who might want to get a STEP400 from the first production run, we would be grateful if you reminded them before the time runs out. For this update, I'd like to share some of the beautiful projects we've been involved in that use stepper motors. Read the full update.
We only have two days left! If you're thinking about backing a project and have any questions about STEP400, we'd love to hear from you. This is an update going over several ways to try out PowerSTEP01 chip before you back the Step400. Read the full update.
This update covers the basics of how motor performance is influenced by the current and/or voltage of a power supply. We also take a look at how micro-stepping works. Read the full update for all the details. Read the full update.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.