Tic T500 USB Multi-Interface Stepper Motor Controller (Connectors Soldered)
The Tic T500 USB Multi-Interface Stepper Motor Controller makes basic control of a stepper motor easy, with quick configuration over USB using our free software.
The Tic T500 USB Multi-Interface Stepper Motor Controller makes basic control of a stepper motor easy, with quick configuration over USB using our free software. The controller supports six control interfaces: USB, TTL serial, I²C, analog voltage (potentiometer), quadrature encoder, and hobby radio control (RC).
This version incorporates an MPS MP6500 driver and ships with soldered header pins and terminal blocks. It can operate from 4.5 V to 35 V and can deliver up to approximately 1.5 A per phase without a heat sink or forced air flow (or 2.5 A max with sufficient additional cooling).
The Tic family of stepper motor controllers makes it easy to add basic control of a bipolar stepper motor to a variety of projects. These versatile, general-purpose modules support six different control interfaces: USB for direct connection to a computer, TTL serial and I²C for use with a microcontroller, RC hobby servo pulses for use in an RC system, analog voltages for use with a potentiometer or analog joystick, and quadrature encoder for use with a rotary encoder dial. They also offer many settings that can be configured using our free configuration utility (for Windows, Linux, and macOS). This software simplifies initial setup of the device and allows for in-system testing and monitoring of the controller via USB (a micro-B USB cable is required to connect the Tic to a computer).
|Control Interface||USB; non-inverted TTL serial; I²C; RC servo pulses; analog voltage; quadrature encoder|
|Minimum operating voltage:||4.5V¹|
|Maximum operating voltage:||35V|
|Continuous current per phase:||1.5A ²|
|Maximum current per phase:||2.5A ³|
|Maximum step rate:||50000 PPS|
|Microstep resolutions:||full, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8|
|Reverse voltage protection?:||Y|
- Powering the Tic T500 with a supply voltage between 4.5 V and 5.5 V might cause its logic voltage to be lower than normal, which could affect operation. See the user’s guide for more information.
- Without a heat sink or forced air flow.
- With sufficient additional cooling.
Tic Software and Drivers for Windows (10MB msi)
Tic Software for Linux (x86) (8MB xz)
Tic Software for macOS (8MB pkg)
This file contains 3D models (in the step file format) of all the Tic USB Multi-Interface Stepper Motor Controllers.
This file contains DXF drawings that show the locations of the holes on all of the different Tic PCBs.
TB67S249FTG datasheet (533k pdf)
The official specification for the I²C-bus, which is maintained by NXP.