Z axis step per unit

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dmc0750
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Z axis step per unit

Postby dmc0750 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 6:50 am

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#define _AXIS_STEP_PER_UNIT {80, 80,1600 ,700}


hi guys,i use ramps1.4 for my first DLP 3Dprint .my Z axis moves 4mm every 6400 steps.

so,The Z-axis is set to 1600,right or wrong?what's the true number ? thanks. :roll: i have no XY axis.

Matze
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Re: Z axis step per unit

Postby Matze » Wed Mar 04, 2015 1:25 pm

see http://www.prusaprinters.org/calculator/

(Steps per millimeter - leadscrew driven systems)

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Re: Z axis step per unit

Postby dmc0750 » Wed Mar 04, 2015 10:21 pm

Matze wrote:see http://www.prusaprinters.org/calculator/

(Steps per millimeter - leadscrew driven systems)


thank you。

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Re: Z axis step per unit

Postby Yogi2010 » Wed Dec 02, 2015 2:34 am

Matze wrote:see http://www.prusaprinters.org/calculator/

(Steps per millimeter - leadscrew driven systems)


hi.. currently I'm using nema 17 stepper motor (1.8 degree, 200 steps/rev, 1/16 stepping, 2mm pitch) Hiwin KK50 linear actuator, here it is http://www.hiwin.com/pdf/single_axis_robots.pdf
will you please tell me how to calculate steps/mm ? thanks in advance.

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Re: Z axis step per unit

Postby torla91 » Tue Feb 23, 2016 2:08 pm

I have the same configuration/problem i'm using trial and error procedure but is too much timespending and unproductive, your help is appreciated.