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by WillAdams
Tue Jul 16, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Shapeoko Control
Replies: 1
Views: 15

Re: Shapeoko Control

Does this address what you want to know?

https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Spindle_Control
by WillAdams
Tue May 28, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Site Suggestions
Topic: Made the Programmatic G-Code Generator page more general
Replies: 0
Views: 64

Made the Programmatic G-Code Generator page more general

So now it's:

https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Programming

and I've cleaned it up a bit, and move OpenSCAD and Flood Editor there from the CAD page.

Hopefully this will help make things a bit easier to find.
by WillAdams
Sun May 26, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: shared projects?
Replies: 3
Views: 222

Re: shared projects?

You can upload files here, or post them to the wiki (send a message to "wikiadmins" if you want an account).

Probably best thing to do is to post to cutrocket:

https://cutrocket.com/
by WillAdams
Thu May 23, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Bresenham's Algorithm & GRBL
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Bresenham's Algorithm & GRBL

Yes, Grbl can move all three axes in unison --- you just have to come up with the code which will do so.

esp. see the commands G17, G18, and G19 at: https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/G-Code
by WillAdams
Thu May 23, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: GRBL
Topic: Grbl help. Arduino not connecting with gcode sender
Replies: 1
Views: 66

Re: Grbl help. Arduino not connecting with gcode sender

Things to check:

- OS allowing access to USB
- USB device driver for Arduino installed --- device shows up in inspector
- using correct baud rate
- Arduino properly powered
by WillAdams
Thu May 23, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Touch Probe
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Touch Probe

Yes, that's the recommended technique for using an unsupported endmill.
by WillAdams
Thu May 23, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: V Carve Software for XXL SO3 or something else?
Replies: 6
Views: 562

Re: V Carve Software for XXL SO3 or something else?

Yes, Carbide Motion imports a couple of different typical G-Code file extensions.
by WillAdams
Mon May 13, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Touch Probe
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Touch Probe

You shouldn't lose position, but each time you do a tool change, there's a chance that you'll nudge the machine off by a step --- best practice is to re-home at least.
by WillAdams
Sun May 12, 2019 2:20 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New/old forum member
Replies: 3
Views: 189

Re: New/old forum member

You can use Carbide Create with the machine as it is. Upgrades are as listed at: https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Upgrade_Overview --- you could check in on the Inventables forums too if you wish to look into an upgrade to an X-Carve. You should be able to upgrade to 1.1 see: https://github.com/g...
by WillAdams
Fri May 03, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: V bit carving
Replies: 1
Views: 229

Re: V bit carving