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by redpawfx
Mon Oct 08, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: "fireball x90" ?? (a buddy mentioned)
Replies: 6
Views: 2215

Re: "fireball x90" ?? (a buddy mentioned)

I would rather have a shapeoko hardware wise, but so far, I'm pretty happy with their electronics/controller kit, and they shipped pretty fast and answered some tech questions I had pretty quickly.

just my 2cents

-j
by redpawfx
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:32 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Where to mount home switches
Replies: 2
Views: 928

Where to mount home switches

I want to add homing switches to my shapoko kit. and I'm just getting started in this new world. I'm using a probotix controller, and the sparkfun nema 17 motors. For control I'm using LinuxCNC and will be posting my hello world video soon :-) So I have a couple of questions. #1 where do you typical...
by redpawfx
Mon Sep 24, 2012 8:26 pm
Forum: LinuxCNC
Topic: Stepper driver options for LinuxCNC
Replies: 15
Views: 13220

Re: Stepper driver options for LinuxCNC

I too was part of the Batch 3 group, and just got my unit working, for electronics I went with a company called Probotix, who sells a nice complete kit of motor controllers and parallel interface. I've only tried one or two test "prints" so far with a sharpie.. and am still learning the ins and outs...