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by michaelrommel
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:31 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Z axis Belt - Tension (am I doing this right?)
Replies: 55
Views: 12344

Re: Z axis Belt - Tension (am I doing this right?)

Hi, I also got a belt that could not be tightened enough. I decided to fix it differently and at the same time get the belt running in one plane. drilled another 5.5mm hole, just above the old mounting hole for the fixed pulley. By that, the variable fixing bolt gets more tightening room. flipped th...
by michaelrommel
Sun Jun 14, 2015 9:02 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Distances of holes on Z Axis Carriage Plate
Replies: 4
Views: 1236

Re: Distances of holes on Z Axis Carriage Plate

Hi Harald, Edward posted a link to the drawing of the original mount here: http://docs.carbide3d.com/article/33-dewalt-alternatives If you make one yourself, don't make the same mistake, I did: my router has only 43mm diameter for clamping. The original mounting bracket is around 9.5cm side length, ...
by michaelrommel
Sun Jun 07, 2015 2:29 pm
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Electronics / Controller - no light, no sound, no motion
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Re: Electronics / Controller - no light, no sound, no motion

Thank you, Will, you are right. The switch is at the side underneath the cover. I didn't see that and it was not even mentioned in the assembly instructions. Very sad. Now it seems, that the damage is already done. Will contact carbide3d to see, what they recommend. Can you provide also some more in...
by michaelrommel
Sun Jun 07, 2015 8:37 am
Forum: Shapeoko 3 Assembly
Topic: Electronics / Controller - no light, no sound, no motion
Replies: 2
Views: 714

Electronics / Controller - no light, no sound, no motion

Dear all, assembling the hardware took me about 5 hours with one or two mistakes (put the motors of the Z-assembly in from the wrong side) and trying to align everything perfectly (did not work with the Z assembly, as the belt is not in one plane and rotating the fixed pulley or putting a washer und...
by michaelrommel
Tue May 12, 2015 6:25 am
Forum: Computing Hardware
Topic: Via Epia M 600MHz with Linux suitable?
Replies: 3
Views: 1844

Via Epia M 600MHz with Linux suitable?

Hello, I am completely new to CNC milling and waiting for the delivery of my Shapeoko 3. In the meantime I try to read through the breadth of all the material available and I must admit that I am feeling a little bit overwhelmed. For a start I wanted to understand the Wiki-Workflow and Wiki-Software...