Checkout the human sized hamster wheel and a great Arduino+EasyDriver tutorial for stepper motors.
This is a well written tutorial
using the Arduino
and an EasyDriver
to control a stepper motor
. Wonderfully documented steps to get your motor turning! Thank you Dan!
Photo from nck wntrhltr
That is a giant hamster wheel to be used in the Handcar Regatta! Nice!
Why don't we have one of these in my town?
Proto version photo by oaklandEarthGirl
I hope they build brakes at some point! Checkout the test video