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Single Coil Stopping Method for Stepper Motors

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000052279D
Original Publication Date: 1981-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-11

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Bengds, EE Hansen, NH [+details]

Abstract

A method to obtain accurate registration of a mechanical device driven by a stepping motor by driving to a two-coil detent position, and gradually reducing the drive to one coil so that the final rotor position is accurately determined by the fixed current to the other coil.