Zilog`s Z8 Encore XP F1680 Series incorporates a best-in-class feature set that is optimized for stepper motor microstepping controls. The features of Z8 Encore! XP F1680 include: A fast 11 MHz internal Oscillator Two Analog Comparators 10-bit Analog-to-digital Converter (ADC) Multichannel PWM Timer Three general-purpose Timers This Applicat
ion Note describes how to drive a uni- polar stepper motor using Z8 Encore! XP F1680 onboard Analog Comparators for one-shot feedback current limiting, and the multichannel Timer as a microstepper sine/cosine current generator.