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Blog post: Driving a stepper motor with Arduino Mega using a TMC5130-EVAL

Apr 05,2017 Just a couple of wires including an SPI port are required to control the TMC5130-EVAL with your Arduino. This blog post explains how to get started in just a few steps.
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In the News: "Trinamic Surfing ‘Automation’ Wave"

Feb 01,2017 MADISON, Wis. – “Automation is a mega trend,” whether applied the factory floor or the smart home, drones, security cameras or 3D printers, Michael Randt, founder and CEO of...
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Job Posting: Content Marketing Manager

Feb 01,2017 Do you love tinkering with machines, motors, and anything that moves? Are you a semiconductor or electronics geek who also likes to write? If so, Trinamic may be the right place...
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Trinamic spreadCycle™ & stealthChop™ technology for silent stepper motors explained

Jan 31,2017 In this video Lars explains Trinamics spreadCycle™ & stealthChop™ technologies and shows stepper motors running without noise.
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Get started with your TMC2130 SilentStepStick

Jan 22,2017 Stephan Watterott published sample how to get started with your TMC2130 SilentStepStick on your Arduino.
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Consumer Needs Now Driving Motion Technology

Jan 17,2017 Consumer apps are demanding lower cost and higher integration for motion controllers, leading to opportunity for everyone.
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How does perfect control feel?

Dec 19,2016 When motor control technology becomes a part of the human body, requirements for component size and the reliability of the control system are immeasurably increased. The completion...

How to make a stepper motor turn in minutes with Trinamic TMC5130-EVAL-KIT

Nov 21,2016 Thomas explains how to make a stepper motor turn within minutes using our TMC5130-EVAL-KIT and the free TMCL-IDE.
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TRINAMIC reveals progress on AutoR Heliostat Program

Nov 17,2016 In July 2014 TRINAMIC first announced its cooperation with the German Aerospace Agency (DLR) Institute for Solar Research and the Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg in the...
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Great article on microstepping on Hackaday

Sep 15,2016 Moritz Walter posted a great article on the accuracy of microstepping on hackaday. Would have been curious how our TMC2100 on the silentStepStick would perform in comparison.

Newsletter Archive


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August 2018

  • The TMC4671 - Field Oriented Control as System on Chip
  • TRINAMIC MC rides for charity
  • Introducing the new PANdrive product family
  • Nachtlauf Hamburg
  • In the news
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

May 2018

  • A word about your privacy
  • New EtherCAT slave controllers
  • Increased efforts in Asia
  • The TMCM-1240 and PD42-x-1240
  • In the news
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

February 2018

  • Get your own Trinamic board for FREE!
  • TMC5160: Quiet operation for powerful motors
  • Meet BOB: Introducing breakout boards
  • In the News
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

November 2017

  • Trinamic in the news
  • TMCM-3230: Extending Trinamic's OEM line
  • TMCM-1111-StepRocker-Servo
  • Trinamic welcomes new Managing Director
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

September 2017

  • TMC2041: Dual-axis stepper motor driver with up to 75% energy savings
  • TMCM-1210: Miniaturized stepper driver module
  • TMCM-1633-CANopen: Extending the TMCL™ servo controller family
  • Blending in with BQ
  • RISC-V membership
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

July 2017

  • Teaming up with the Estonian Mafia: IoT lab in Tallinn
  • Trinamic's expansion to the United States
  • TMC4670: World's most refined FOC servo controller on a chip
  • Trinamic introduces new series of optical encoders
  • Meet TRINAMIC Motion Control

December 2016

  • How does perfect control feel?
  • Announcing new stepper motor drivers
  • Meet Trinamic

November 2015

  • How to make a motor turn with Trinamic TMC5130 EVAL KIT
  • Trinamic enters EtherCAT market with TMC8460
  • Trinamic stepper motor driver IC streamlines ease-of-use
  • Trinamic reveals progress on AutoR heliostat program
  • Trinamic RepRap Arduino Mega Shield
  • Case study about new malaria diagnostic device
  • Meet Trinamic

July 2015

  • Positioning with Trinamic TMCL-IDE and TMC5130 EVAL KIT
  • Sample program for integrated circuits
  • Low-noise stepper motors open up new fields of application
  • LeichtLast - urban logistics of the future
  • Meet Trinamic

April 2015 

  • TMC2100 - a 'pre-launch' success story in 3D printing!
  • Trinamic hosts EtherCAT Plug Fest in Hamburg
  • Trinamic launches high density servo drive chipset
  • Trinamic module helps combat malaria
  • EEWeb TechLab about TMC5130