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Stepper Motor For Hero Jr. Retrofit

Hello all,
I am converting an old Heathkit Hero Jr. robot to somewhat newer technology.
I was hoping to use the EZB V4 to control movement, however, the robot has a 12V DC Motor to spin the front wheel for movement and a 12V Stepper Motor for rotating that wheel assembly for steering. I can power them from my external source, and attach an H-Bridge to the regular DC Motor and a Stepper Controller to the other motor, but...
After searching through the forums for quite a while, it seems that unless I wish to write scripts and not use the movement interface in EZ Builder, stepper motors are still not really possible.

Is this still true?
I have attached a couple of pics of the drive assembly for reference.


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Thank you,
Greg

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#1  
Frankly, you are looking at scripting for any kind of steering mechanism vs differential steering. Stepper will add complexity, but is doable.

Alan
#2  
Alan,
Thank you for answering so quickly!
If I use scripting can it be tied to the interface control for ARC?
I want to keep the interface simple for kids.
Thank you, Greg
#5  
The custom Movement Panel object allows scripts to be used for the momement controls, so yes, you can easily the scripts into the interface.

Alan