I have a surplus stepper motor which I plan to use in robot project.
Unfortunately I have not been able to understand its wiring. (It has
10 wires coming out of it.). So I dared to open it up to look inside
so that it might clear the matter further. I have not had much success
after opening it either. There fore this request for help.
This is what it says on the motor:
Vextra Stepping Motor
U.S. PAT. NO. 4,385,247
DC 12 V 0.3 A
ORIENTAL MOTOR CO. LTD.
MADE IN JAPAN.
I took photos of it in the dis assembled state. Links to those are
Please note that:
1. There are 8 poles on the stator.
2. The rotor has been divided into two parts. The "teeth" on each part
are not in line, the valley on one, is lined with the peak on the
3. There are 10 wires coming out of the motor.
I have scoured the net in detail. The model no. is not mentioned in
the "Obsolete" section of the Oriental Motor website of europe/
Having exhausted all my resources I have come looking for help here.
Any help is greatly appreciated.