A4988

The A4988 is a microstepping driver for controlling bipolar stepper motors which has built-in translator for easy operation. This means that we can control the stepper motor with just 2 pins from our controller, or one for controlling the rotation direction and the other for controlling the steps.

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Nano sheet factory

“Sometimes even very expensive and well build equipment breaks. This recently happened to researcher Biljana Mojsoska, a chemist at Roskilde University. She was working with nano sheets, an anti-bacterial coating for medical surfaces, as her machine stopped working. The fact …

Automatic SMD Reflow Oven From a Cheap Toaster Oven

“Hobbyist PCB making has become much more accessible. Circuit boards that contain only through-hole components are easy to solder but the size of the board is ultimately limited by the component’s size. As such, utilizing surface mount components enable …

SCARA Robot | How To Build Your Own Arduino Based Robot

“In this tutorial we will learn how to build an Arduino based SCARA Robot. I will show you the entire process of building it, starting from designing robot to developing our own Graphics User Interface for controlling it. Overview The …

DIY Arduino based Bobbin Winding Machine

“Hello makers in this post about DIY automatic Arduino based bobbin winding machine. Bobbins are the small metal spools used in sewing machine, bobbins are filled with thread to stich cloths. This bobbins are frequently getting empty and you need …

The Arduino CNC Drawing Machine

“Hi guys, so this instructable will help you out to make simple, less budget Arduino cnc plotter. In this project i had used some recycled parts like printer rail, smps box cd drive mechanism etc.. so the supplies that you …

Simple CNC From Scrap Printers

“After building my 3D printer out of old printers and MDF and using it for a few years, I want to expand my machine shop with a CNC machine. Before to go and buy expensive aluminium extrusions and electronics, I …

MIDI-Controlled Slide Whistle

“Uses an Arduino Due and a stepper motor + driver to control a slide whistle made of 3d printed parts and PVC pipe. Laser-cut base plate. A project that uses a 3d printed rack-and-pinion, blower fan, an Arduino Due, and a …

Back To Basic Mini Cnc Plotter

“There are many projects and tutorials related to recycle old CD/DVD players into a mini CNC Plotter based on Arduino. I have become too concerned with complicated details or new things, and now I should concentrate on basic, simple …

Refrigerator Magnet Clock

“I’ve always been fascinated by unusual clocks. This is one of my latest creations that uses refrigerator alphabet numbers to display the time. The numbers are placed on a piece of thin white Plexiglas that has thin sheet metal …

Automating Blinds with a Retrofitted External Motor

“It’d be a real stretch to say I needed to automate the blinds in my apartment, but it was fun, and I’m loving the result. Blinds open automatically at sunrise and close at sundown. It’s nice to …