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by cambo3d
Wed Jul 08, 2015 1:13 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Any recommendations for a 3D Printer or 3D Printer Kit?
Replies: 40
Views: 6153

Re: Any recommendations for a 3D Printer or 3D Printer Kit?

in my experience with 3d printers. you get what you pay for. I've owned about 6 different 3d printers( robo3d, mendelmax, rostockmax, prusa, and some diy..hope it works stuff) and all have had their quirks with the exception of one. (which i'm currently still using) 3d printing requires patience and...
by cambo3d
Mon Jan 26, 2015 11:05 pm
Forum: Mach3
Topic: Steps per revolution Gecko G540
Replies: 6
Views: 3666

Re: Steps per revolution Gecko G540

Does anyone know the steps per revolution axis setting for the Gecko G540? I have 40 for XY and 1600 for Z but when I do a circle square test it comes out a little small as if the scale is off. arent you using mach3??, if so do the auto calibration.. basically you tell the machine to move say.. 5in...
by cambo3d
Sun Jan 18, 2015 8:48 pm
Forum: tinyG
Topic: Inductive limit switch 3 wire
Replies: 7
Views: 4021

Re: Inductive limit switch 3 wire

Hello, is it possible connect this type of limit switch to the Tiny G ? ( the pnp version) http://www.fargocontrols.com/images/op/3_4_wdc.gif these from e-bay ? http://www.ebay.com/itm/10pcs-New-LJ12A3-4-Z-BX-Inductive-Proximity-Sensor-Switch-NPN-DC6-36V-/371031316393?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=ite...
by cambo3d
Sat Jan 10, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ATC - Automatic tool changer
Replies: 24
Views: 6900

Re: ATC - Automatic tool changer

cvoinescu wrote:Who cares about the software?
obviously, i do..
by cambo3d
Sat Jan 10, 2015 2:41 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: ATC - Automatic tool changer
Replies: 24
Views: 6900

Re: ATC - Automatic tool changer

i know in mach3 there is a provision for atc's

is this incorporated into grbl...??

machine will need to know when to stop.. change tools. rezero..maybe.. and start again...
by cambo3d
Thu Jan 08, 2015 10:47 pm
Forum: Mach3
Topic: UC-100 confused
Replies: 8
Views: 3640

Re: UC-100 confused

mach 3 is needs to be configured for it to home properly. d o you have limit switches installed? it wont home without limit switches setup correctly.. i didn't see you mention that in previous posts or maybe i missed it. also your home position needs to be setup so home position is front left, looki...
by cambo3d
Thu Jan 08, 2015 12:19 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: 2-wire plugs
Replies: 4
Views: 915

Re: 2-wire plugs

Probably only useful for DC spindles, since they're only 2 conductor, but I got some, I like them, and I thought I'd share a link. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00BYNKUSE/ The idea was to make it easier to remove/swap my spindle and power supply. Pics later if I remember. those wires seem awefu...
by cambo3d
Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:30 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 4 Axis driver to use with mach3
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: 4 Axis driver to use with mach3

gecko540 runs off of mach3. http://www.geckodrive.com/geckodrive-step-motor-drives/g540.html I use this in my larger cncrouterparts machine. works great. CIMG1360.jpg Thank you for your reply Cambo3d. I have heard a lot about Gecko drivers but unfortunately the price is high for me. here is another...
by cambo3d
Sat Jan 03, 2015 5:43 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: 4 Axis driver to use with mach3
Replies: 3
Views: 1033

Re: 4 Axis driver to use with mach3

gecko540 runs off of mach3.

http://www.geckodrive.com/geckodrive-st ... /g540.html

I use this in my larger cncrouterparts machine. works great.
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by cambo3d
Sat Jan 03, 2015 12:18 am
Forum: For Sale
Topic: SOLD - Selling new but opened box Shapeoko 2 - SOLD
Replies: 10
Views: 2547

Re: Selling new but opened box Shapeoko 2

im interested also..maybe near you..im in jacksonville, Fl.. possible local pickup?

also what spindle are you including...?