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by blahlex
Sun Jan 21, 2018 7:16 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TMC2130 and motor overheating
Replies: 8
Views: 8847

Re: TMC2130 and motor overheating

I understand now. Thanks a lot for the help!
by blahlex
Sun Jan 21, 2018 4:39 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TMC2130 and motor overheating
Replies: 8
Views: 8847

Re: TMC2130 and motor overheating

1. For the heatsinks, is any thermal paste suitable? Or does it have to be adhesive? Do I need to make sure it is not electrically conductive?
2. They're cheap chinese motors. I think it's this one. From what you're saying, I need to replace them with higher current ones...

Thanks a lot!
by blahlex
Sun Jan 21, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: TMC2130 and motor overheating
Replies: 8
Views: 8847

TMC2130 and motor overheating

Hey guys. I've recently upgraded my setup to TMC2130 drivers based on Tom's video and all is working great except 2 overheating problems: 1. The drivers themselves are overheating quite badly and until I put a fan over them they would shut off randomly. With the fan, they still run hot but no more l...