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by raynelang
Fri Jul 12, 2013 4:50 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Adding limit switches.
Replies: 17
Views: 7037

Re: Adding limit switches.

It was mentioned previously that you connect the limit switches to pins 9, 10, 11. When you plug the grblshield into the arduino UNO headers from the shield go into these pins. The only open pins I have is the analog input pins. When you connect the limit switches are you soldering them to the grbls...
by raynelang
Fri Jul 12, 2013 2:44 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Dual Y-Drive causing a lot of heat!
Replies: 10
Views: 9845

Re: Dual Y-Drive causing a lot of heat!

I really like the idea of trying to connect them in series. I have minimal experience with steppers so i'm not entirely sure how you would go about connecting them in series. My 'coil' wire pairs are black+green and red+blue. Would it be correct to wire the motors in this way: TerminalA -> black1 ->...
by raynelang
Thu Jul 11, 2013 11:50 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Dual Y-Drive causing a lot of heat!
Replies: 10
Views: 9845

Dual Y-Drive causing a lot of heat!

Hello, I just got my Shapeoko moving around last night. I have the dual y-axis drive upgrade and am using the gtbl v4 controller with nema 17 motors. Both Y axis motors are plugged into the same controller. The X and Z axis move nice but when I move the Y axis, even 5mm, the IC on the controller get...