If you have trouble using your motor controls please contact a technical support representative using the information below: The GX adds many new features and is an excellent successor to the original G GM Motion Control Setup. Connect the negative black lead of your power supply to this terminal. Connect the STEP signal to this terminal.

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If you have trouble using your motor controls please contact a t201x support representative using the information below: Easy to use features like a DIP switch for user settings from current setting to resonance gecooindicator LEDs for fast diagnosis of proper function, and a universal COMMON input makes for a simple to set up and ggecko package. GM Motion Control Setup.

It has several new features and performance enhancements: The drive must be heatsinked to a piece of aluminum, preferably with fins and a fan to increase heat dissipation and surface area. Check items to add to the cart or select all.


Shorting this input to ground term. The GX adds many new features and is an excellent successor to the original G For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. GM Step Motor Drive. This means that the drive will continue to morph to full step at higher speeds to allow the highest possible torque from the motor.

Do not screw the drives directly to the door of your control cabinet, as this will typically not provide adequate heatsinking properties. Gecko Drive Refine Results.

Direction is clocked in on the active step pulse edge 6. The choice depends on the high-speed performance required; a parallel-connected motor will provide twice the power of a series-connected motor at the same power supply voltage.

A GX without a step pulse multiplier has a fixed 10 microstep resolution. It is recommended that needle nose pliers or tweezers be used to adjust the jumper settings.

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Current settings above 3 Amps without a heatsink will result in damage to gecki GX. Connect the other end of your current set resistor to this terminal. This will result in the most even microstep placement for a given motor and power supply voltage.


Turn the power supply off when connecting or disconnecting the motor. The connectors must initially be removed to mount the GX to a heatsink or chassis.

Once the jumpers have been located they may be set according to the diagram below. The connector is split in two pieces; terminals 1 through 6 power supply and motor leads and terminals 7 through 12 control interface.

Hold after pulse rising edge. By Purchasing these Drivers you agree to t The GV is Geckodrive’s toughest drive with a step pulse multiplier, allowing it to run in full step, half step, 5 microstep and 10 microstep modes.

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The GX will accommodate motor winding currents from 0A to 7A when using an external current set resistor. Full current is restored immediately upon resumption of step pulses. Also shop in Also shop in. The current can be set in 0.