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by gazorp
Sun Oct 14, 2012 1:20 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)
Replies: 16
Views: 6327

Re: 24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)

Theory vs. application...
Theory vs. application...
Theory vs. application...

There is no advantage for our purposes to use 24V when 12-18v works perfectly fine.
by gazorp
Sun Sep 23, 2012 6:24 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)
Replies: 16
Views: 6327

Re: 24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)

loopingz wrote:As my 24V is OOO do you recommend me to try with my laptop 19V 4.7A?
If you are only running 3 steppers at 1.1-1.2 amps each, this should work great. Give it a go and report back.
by gazorp
Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:35 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)
Replies: 16
Views: 6327

24V and pololu drivers warning (New builds read this)

Here is some advise to new users experiencing heat related problems. By default, the shapeoko wiki and build instructions recommend a 24V power supply. This is a overkill in my opinion and is creating many problems for new users with overheating. By default, the driver boards you received will be ca...
by gazorp
Sun Sep 23, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: CAM Help
Topic: G-code format
Replies: 12
Views: 6126

Re: G-code format

My shapeoko uses grbl via arduino and the reactive substance stepper shield. In addition, I have created my own intermediate shield which i currently use for endstop switches and will eventually adapt for spindle control and monitoring. I have found that grbl is implemented with standard gcode defin...
by gazorp
Sat Sep 22, 2012 12:24 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Makerbot and Thingiverse
Replies: 7
Views: 1587

Re: Makerbot and Thingiverse

How else could a site like thingiverse work without this license? It has not changed in many many months you know (Feb.)... http://blog.thingiverse.com/2012/09/20/thingiverse-terms-of-use/ Also see this: http://www.eevblog.com/2012/09/20/eevblog-356-makerbot-replicator-2-announcement/ IMHO - Much ad...
by gazorp
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:35 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WTB: Misumi post assembly nuts
Replies: 2
Views: 956

Re: WTB: Misumi post assembly nuts

pretty please with a cherry on top? :)
by gazorp
Thu Sep 13, 2012 12:28 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: PRINTING
Replies: 11
Views: 2224

Re: PRINTING

RAULRO wrote:THANK YOU VERY MUCH, IT IS WORK, I DID NOT TRY THAT BECAUSE I JUST FOLLOW INTRUCTION FROM SHAPEOKO, I JUST WANTED NOT DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT.
THANKS, YOU MAKE MY DAY.
BY THE WAY, CAPLOCK IS MY STYLE. IS MY RIGHT I HAVE GOTTEN.

FIX YOUR KEYBOARD!
:lol:
by gazorp
Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:46 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Hard coated Makerslide
Replies: 12
Views: 2591

Re: Hard coated Makerslide

Beautiful :shock:
by gazorp
Tue Sep 04, 2012 2:43 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: WTB: Misumi post assembly nuts
Replies: 2
Views: 956

WTB: Misumi post assembly nuts

Hello all :-)

I am looking to buy 5-10 M3 or M4 post assembly nuts please. If you are in the US and have some spare to get rid of, let me know!

Thanks.
by gazorp
Fri Jul 27, 2012 10:21 pm
Forum: PCB Fabrication
Topic: Anybody actually milling pcbs with shapeoko?
Replies: 13
Views: 4704

Re: Anybody actually milling pcbs with shapeoko?

proper tooling and calibration What do you suppose the proper tooling is here, and what steps would you take for calibration? Tooling: Use proper pcb endmills at the appropriate feed and speed rates. Good kyocera end mills are available on ebay in many shapes and sizes. Strong clamps required for c...