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by pkropf
Wed Jul 04, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Inventables E Stop Button not killing power.
Replies: 12
Views: 2635

Re: Inventables E Stop Button not killing power.

That is exactly how I hooked it up, the ground wire goes thru the red side to the gnd on the grbl. Again power is always on no matter the position of the switch; up or locked down (needs to be twisted clockwise to unlock). Any chance there's another ground to the board somewhere that's allowing ele...
by pkropf
Wed Jul 04, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Inventables wiring instructions conflict
Replies: 8
Views: 1976

Re: Inventables wiring instructions conflict

I realized that there was something wrong the first time I tried printing the ShapeOko hello world. Here's what happened: http://youtu.be/5h2TCSu_4iM After following the updated instructions from this thread, things are working a wee bit better: http://youtu.be/BnZgMYYeYZA Thanks for the quick fix! ...
by pkropf
Sat Jun 30, 2012 2:38 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly Thoughts
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: Assembly Thoughts

My ShapeOko is coming together nicely.
shapoko - build progress.jpg
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Of course there's at least one adjustment needed, the missing belt anchors on the y axis :-)
by pkropf
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly Thoughts
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: Assembly Thoughts

I did all the holes in the Z-axis first, as I felt I needed the practice, and if I messed one up, I could always flip the makerslide. For the other noobs out there, here is what I learned: 1. Go deeper than you think you need to 2. Go over the threads twice - seems to clear the chaff, and seems to ...
by pkropf
Fri Jun 29, 2012 9:14 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly Thoughts
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Re: Assembly Thoughts

I agree that access to the wiki while building would be advantageous but unfortunately my studio doesn't have a computer w/ access to the wiki. I printed out the PDF since the Assembly Overview page said "we're providing a basic set of build instructions in PDF format." As I said in my original post...
by pkropf
Fri Jun 29, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Assembly Thoughts
Replies: 6
Views: 1190

Assembly Thoughts

I was most happy to receive my ShapeOko kit in the mail a couple of days ago and I'm currently in the process of assembling it. I've into a couple of minor issues and I thought I'd share them. The paint job causes the mounting screws to be rather difficult (i.e. impossible) to slide into the holes o...