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Is a NEMA 23 with 0.9° step angle necessary or better when not microstepping?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Michael Gunn, Jan 15, 2016.

  1. Michael Gunn

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    .9deg Nema 23 Stepper Bipolar 2.8A 1.26Nm(178.5oz.in) 23HM22-2804S|23HM22-2804S|Nema 23 Stepper Motors


    This NEMA 23 appears to have the same specs as the ever so popular 1.8° NEMA 23 in the Openbuilds Store. My question is, is there a noticeable difference by having the smaller step degree with a Cartesian OX? Say for instance you wanted to have a laser mounted instead of a router and there is fine detailed inscribing that is needed. OR, is this not needed because microstepping can be enabled? I've read about missing steps with too much microstepping, so I don't think I want to use that, or is it ok? So to avoid missed steps, would the 0.9° be better? I would like to use the CNC xPRO V2 Controller.

    Thanks!
     

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