Back channel power safety

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    I noticed when moving my steppers around the boards leds lit up for a second, I assume power was back channeled into the board via the motors acting as a generator. Is this dangerous for the unit or something I dont need to worry about? I assume it COULD be bad for it and I should move the motors slowly when positioning them.



    Slow down or you can pop something.


    Dalton Porter

    I wish they had some diode protection because this makes me very paranoid lol.



    The ultimachine boards do.

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