• Madi
    March 8, 2017 at 12:08 #12578

    My team is working with adafruit’s motor shield v2 to control two Nema 17 3D printer stepper motor 59 N/cm 2A 12-24V. We plan to only run them on 12V. I found Dan’s video Let’s Make a 4-axis CNC Gcode Interpreter for Arduino, I was wondering what product he was using to connect to the power supply. We’re using an outlet adapter with 4 outputs that can power the Arduino Uno and motors. How should we attach the adaptor to the motor shield?

    Dan
    April 21, 2017 at 21:09 #12915

    The AMS2 sheild has dedicated power terminal blocks. you will probably need 12v4a for each shield.
    If I remember correctly the AMS2 cannot do more than 1.5a for each stepper? So you might cook the board.
    To connect normal power supplies to a board I use https://www.marginallyclever.com/product/55×21-female-power-plug/

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