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Increase stepper motor voltage past rated

  1. Mar 14, 2015 #1
    So I have a 28BYJ48 stepper motor... it is rated at a voltage of 5V. I would like to optimise its speed and torque, which could be done through increasing voltage, but I know that an increase in voltage means more current i.e. will get a little hot. My question is... if I do run it at a high speed, past the rated speed, will it get that hot.. compared to say running at a speed I could only achieve with rated ?
    Thanks guys
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  3. Mar 14, 2015 #2

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    It will get hotter running past its rating than at its rating.
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