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Driving stepper motor

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stepping motor picaxe 18

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I want to use a stepper motor for rotating the solar panel such that the panel faces the sun. I will be using PIC or any other avilable options. Any help with codes driving circuits will be helpful
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sun tracker bibin

Can you get hands on PICAXE-18 (PIC with BASIC interpreter)?
Here is an example of BASIC code ..
https://www.phanderson.com/picaxe/step_1.html

Also, as this microcontoller has build-in ADC you can use it to "read" a light sensor to "follow" the Sun ..

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IanP
 

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How much current do you need in driving the stepper motor? Also note the voltage. It's better if you will use a stepper motor driver circuit because it offer more flexibility. You only need to input the direction and clock pulse for every step.
 

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Any driver IC like ULN2003 will suffice ur purpose. You can easily drive universal stepper motor with such driver IC's. You dont need a special driving circuit as such.
 

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