Wiring Stepper Motors in Series

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If you want to run 4 Z (or Y) motors with RAMPS, it is possible. To do this, you must have a 24V system (so each series motor gets 12V). This allows you to stay within the current limits of the drivers, without having to use larger drivers if you were running all 4 in parallel.

Picture Makes Sense

Seriesstepper.jpg

Source: [1] [2]

Picture Does not Match Diagram

From [3]. Note the wiring picture above does not match the schematic in the link.

Ultimate Test

Wire as in picture. That should work.

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