Motor driver

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The type of motor driver you need depends on the type of motor you have. Depending the motor technology, they use different motor control loop.

Stepper motor driver: lots of choices for all the stepper motors.

Most RepRaps use stepper motors.

DC motors are rarely used for RepRap purposes, but There are a few projects. Also thinkable:

  • brushless DC motors
  • servo motor drivers

The different possibilities are exposed in the motor FAQ.

Other kinds of motors and the specific electronics required to drive each kind are listed at Open Circuits: motor driver.