M542 Current Chopping Stepper Motor Drive

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M542 microstepping, current chopping stepper motor driver in a compact package. Suits medium-sized stepper motors up to 4.2 A

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The M542 is a small size, high performance, micro-stepping driver based on a bipolar constant-current chopping technique. It features simple configuration by DIP switches and industrial reliability.


  • High Performance Low Cost
  • Inaudible 20 kHz chopping frequency
  • TTL compatible and optically isolated input signals
  • Automatic idle-current reduction
  • Selectable micro-step resolution down to 128th step (25600 steps per revolution for a 1.8º motor)
  • Micro-step resolution can be changed on the fly (optional)
  • Suitable for 2-phase and 4-phase stepping motors
  • Pulse and direction or CW and CCW pulse modes jumper selectable
  • Reverse polarity protection
  • The M542 is suitable for a wide range of stepping motors of size NEMA 16, 17 and 23, and suits various kinds of machines, including X-Y tables, labeling machines, laser cutters, engraving machines and pick-place devices.

Supply voltage: 20 to 50 VDC

Output current: 1 to 4.2 A

Logic signal current: 7 to 16 mA

Pulse input frequency: 300 kHz

Isolation resistance: 500 MΩ 

Dimension: 118 × 75.5 × 33 mm

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