Replacing Legacy drivers with TMC2208


The TMC2208 is an advanced 1-axis stepper driver, which supports stealthChop™ and 256 microsteps. This Application Note shows how to setup the TMC2208 as a replacement of popular legacy drivers.

TRINAMIC Motion Control - SilentStepStick

If you are using a design with A4988 stepper motor drivers, and you want to benefit from latest current control technologies and high resolution microstepping without redesigning your board, this Application Note shows you how.

TMC2208 is an advanced microstepping stepper motor driver with

  • 256 microsteps per fullstep 
  • interpolation from lower input resolutions
  • stealthChop2™ - for quiet positioning 
  • spreadCycle™ - for high speed and high dynamics