Saturday, February 23, 2008


Stepping out with USB

Got it! Eat your hearts out! :-D

Running a stepper motor from the USB prototype board was a little trickier than I'd hoped, but a lot simpler in other ways. The tricky part had to do with the tricky little ways of the 18F PIC chips. I set up the stepper to run on 6 pins of Port D. For the longest time I could write code on the IDE and simulate it and it would do what I wanted. When I programmed the actual chip, however, it wouldn't.

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