Step Operation

Step operation

To operate stepwise means to make a step operation.
The stepping motor rotates by repeating the movement of the rotor moving at a certain angle.
This certain angle is called a step angle, which is a driving unit of the stepping motor.

Chapter 3 Operating Principle of Stepping Motor

Operation Image
Step Angle
Magnetic Pole of the Stator
Motor Current and Rotor Rotation
Excitation Mode
Excitation Mode: Full Step
Excitation Mode: Half Step
Excitation Mode: Micro Step
Summary of Excitation Modes
2-Phase 4-Pole Motor