Differences between Stepper Motor and DC Motor

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Stepper Motor and DC Motor. Comparison and Differences.

Differences between Stepper Motor and DC Motor

Both the stepper and dc motors are used in different industrial applications but the main differences between these two motors are a little bit confusing. Here, we are listing some common characteristics between these two designs. Each characteristic is discussed below.

S.No. Basis of difference Stepper Motor DC Motor
1 Control Characteristics Simple and uses microcontroller Simple and no extras required
2 Speed Range Low from 200 to 2000 RPMs Moderate
3 Reliability High Moderate
4 Torque or Speed Characteristics Highest Torque at Fewer Speeds High Torque at Fewer Speeds
5 Efficiency Low High
6 Cost Low Low


Difference between DC Motor vs Stepper Motor

Stepper Motor vs DC Motor

Differences between DC Motor vs Stepper Motor

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