Re: UPDATED FIRMWARE NOW AVAILABLE #ExploreScientific #FIRMWARE


Jerry Hubbell - Explore Scientific VP Engineering
 

On Sun, Aug 23, 2020 at 05:02 PM, Robert Hoskin wrote:
Out of curiosity, though... did the amperage range I found look reasonable to you, considering the power consumption of the PMC8 itself, PLUS the steppers?
Hi Bob,

Actually the amperage should be around the 600 to 800 mA range when tracking I believe. Nowhere near 1000 mA for sure.
 
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