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CLN17 Render Assembly

The CLN17 motor driver is an open-source, compact, high-performance closed-loop stepper motor driver designed specifically for NEMA17 form factor motors. The driver offers advanced features such as silent and smooth motion, high-precision position control, and energy-saving capabilities, making it ideal for various applications, including robotics, CNC machines, and 3D printers.

Board Diagram

Board Diagram

Key Features | All Features

  • 🕹ī¸ Closed-Loop Control: Enables precise motion in challenging conditions.
  • đŸ’Ē Adaptive Torque Control: Optimizes energy efficiency, reduces stress, and extends motor lifespan.
  • 🧩 Reliable Operation and Enhanced Safety: Ensures reliable operation and protects users from potential harm.
  • 🛡ī¸ Modular Concept: Provides flexibility and cost-effectiveness through various configurations and expansion boards.

Key Specs | All Specs

  • 🔌 Wide Input Voltage Range: 5-25VDC with reverse polarity and surge protection
  • ⚡ī¸ Powerful Motor Control: 1.4A RMS current per phase with up to 2.5A peak and up to 1/256 microstepping
  • 🚀 High-Performance MCU: STM32G431CB Arm Cortex-M4 running at 170MHz with Classic EN/DIR/STEP interface, CAN-Bus, I2C, UART and USB Type-C with PD2.0 support,
  • 🔒 Compact and Durable Design: 38x38mm PCB, with optional aluminum housing for heat dissipation and mechanical protection and minimal height of 7.5mm (10mm with connectors)

Applications | In-depth

  • 🎓 Learning Platforms
  • 🛠ī¸ CNC Machines & 3D printers
  • 🤖 Robotics & Automation Systems
  • 🤝 Collaborative Robots
  • 🔭 Camera & Telescope Stabilization Systems
  • đŸ”Ŧ Laboratory Equipment
  • 🏭 Industrial Motion Control Systems
  • đŸ“ŗ Haptics & Force Feedback Systems