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Member #342800

Member Since: August 2, 2012

Country: United States

  • I recently ordered an Easy driver (ROB-10267) which I am using to drive a stepper motor. It ran fine at first, but then it began to not change direction. In trouble shooting I found the DIR input was being pulled down to 2.6 volts (rather than 5 volts). If I remove the wire from the DIR input it has 5 volts on it. If I put a separate 5 volts to the DIR input it will run in the opposite direction and then run correctly for a while. Any suggestions on why this is happening?

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