Rotary Stage - Position Control Methods - Stepper Motor With Worm Drive

Stepper Motor With Worm Drive

Replacing the manual control knob in the above manual worm drive scenario a stepper motor allows positioning of the rotary stage to be automated. A stepper motor rotates in fixed increments or steps. The number of steps moved is controlled by the stepper motor controller. In this sense the stepper motor behaves much like an indexed control knob.

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