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by pmap93
Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:36 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Is JTech's 3.8W Laser, the most powerful one avail for SO2?
Replies: 4
Views: 1930

Re: Is JTech's 3.8W Laser, the most powerful one avail for S

Thanks very much!

Don't worry, I'll also get the laser shields and build an enclosure with it.

Replies had a lot of info for me to start with.

Once again,
Thank you

Regards,
Paolo
by pmap93
Wed Apr 27, 2016 11:10 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Is JTech's 3.8W Laser, the most powerful one avail for SO2?
Replies: 4
Views: 1930

Is JTech's 3.8W Laser, the most powerful one avail for SO2?

Hello! I've had an SO2 for a year now and I was hoping to upgrade it with a laser :) However, i feel it's a little weak from the videos, but it doesn't bother me very much. I think it can cut 1/8" Acrylic with 3 passes or something like that. I just want to know if there is a slightly more powerful ...
by pmap93
Mon Mar 14, 2016 4:47 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff value?
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff va

Carbide 3D? But I'm using Shapeoko 2. will that be ok?

I shall try to loosen the belts, i maybe over-tensioning them.
by pmap93
Mon Mar 14, 2016 5:51 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff value?
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Re: Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff va

Hello sir! Thanks for your reply. What could be the reason and resolution of backlash? I did tighten the pulleys of GT2 belt and stepper. Could it be that I put too much tension on my belt? I tried to keep it taut and stretched as much as I can then screw it in. Any links and advice for me? Thanks v...
by pmap93
Sun Mar 13, 2016 10:43 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff value?
Replies: 5
Views: 1177

Calibration in X axis - changing direction gives diff value?

Hello! pardon me if my english isn't that well and if i explain quite unclear :? I have made a shapeoko 2 recently, and i wasnt able to calibrate it, now that i have the time, i managed to get me a dial test indicator. So far the results: I use Universal G-Code Sender, using the recommended at 40.2 ...
by pmap93
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:37 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

Re: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Ardui

Ouch. Never mind. Any cnc file i use and press 'Send' Aborts the program. "A fatal error has been detected by the Java Runtime Environment: Internal Error (os_linux_zero.cpp:285), pid=1395, tid=2639656032 fatal error: caught unhandled signal 11" Is there something wrong? Am I missing some steps or p...
by pmap93
Sat Feb 06, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

Re: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Ardui

It works! using the 'start.sh' script! Thanks for al your help! however the Visualizer window .. it isn't working :( A whole lot of messages appear with the line "Exception in thread "AWT-EventQueue-0" "in the top. Any ideas how? Running the latest fresh copy of Raspbian :) I found this: I cant unde...
by pmap93
Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

Re: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Ardui

I'll put this link here for those who'd need:

instructions to install

http://opensourceecology.org/wiki/Gcode ... spberry_Pi
by pmap93
Sat Feb 06, 2016 8:04 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

Re: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Ardui

I have Model B+, I shall try this ASAP ^^

May I ask if there are any additional packages to be installed?
by pmap93
Sat Feb 06, 2016 9:29 am
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?
Replies: 7
Views: 2322

Can a Raspberry Pi w/ UGS be used to send Gcode to Arduino?

Good Day! I've been looking for a low-cost method of having a mini workstation for my new shapeoko. :D Thing is, i don't have a spare computer for now, but i have a Raspberry Pi ^^ I know a bit about it though. I've been using Universal GCode Sender for months now with a laptop on Windows, however, ...