Stepper test box

So many devices we work on have stepper motors in them. It occurred to me that it would be handy to have a device to allow quick testing of whether the motor was working or not.

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The user interface is really minimalistic. A switch selects whether the motion is continuous or step-based, and there’s one button for forward and another for reverse.

 

Quick and dirty, but I wish I’d had this years ago. It would have taken the guesswork out of troubleshooting so many things…

Files here:

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1443842

 

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