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by ZachKaplan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:11 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: How To: Wiring
Replies: 7
Views: 3916

Re: How To: Wiring

by ZachKaplan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Any interest in a breakout to tidy up the wiring?
Replies: 10
Views: 5229

Re: Any interest in a breakout to tidy up the wiring?

Do you find it is more effective to have the fan on top or blowing from the side?
by ZachKaplan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Only runs one command
Replies: 6
Views: 1327

Re: Only runs one command

1. What method did you use to load the hex file onto the Arduino?

2. How many steps per revolution are your motors?

3. Are you positive you don't have a short somewhere in your wiring?
by ZachKaplan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 8:04 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: extra precision washers?
Replies: 2
Views: 1060

Re: extra precision washers?

You should have an exact number of each kind. The precision ones have rectangular or perpendicular edges and the standard washers have typically have rounded or at least not perfectly 90 degree edges. If you were short of one style we can send you some extras on Monday. Email help at inventables dot...
by ZachKaplan
Sun Nov 11, 2012 7:53 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: In the news!
Replies: 42
Views: 61240

Re: In the news!

@ImprblConstruct made a Skate Board with his Shapeoko, I shared it as an example of a product made with digital manufacturing and Forbes picked it up and did an article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/alexknapp/2012/11/09/compute-midwest-inventables-ceo-zach-kaplan-on-the-digital-manufacturing-revoluti...
by ZachKaplan
Wed Nov 07, 2012 10:45 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Easy to learn software for design?
Replies: 4
Views: 1717

Re: Easy to learn software for design?

Here are some links to design software: Sketchup - http://www.sketchup.com/intl/en/index.html TinkerCAD - https://tinkercad.com 123D By Autodesk - http://www.123dapp.com You might also take a look at CAM BAM - http://www.cambam.info I've also heard of people trying HeeksCAD and OpenCAD which are free.
by ZachKaplan
Wed Nov 07, 2012 5:30 pm
Forum: Assembly
Topic: makerslide longer than 2000MM
Replies: 6
Views: 2202

Re: makerslide longer than 2000MM

Hi Soto,

The MakerSlide is in stock and will ship the same day it is ordered as long as the order is placed by 3pm CST. I agree on using pins for the registration.

Regards,
Zach
by ZachKaplan
Thu Oct 04, 2012 3:44 am
Forum: Assembly
Topic: Dual Y motor : any shop ?
Replies: 13
Views: 4031

Re: Dual Y motor : any shop ?

To clarify this stepper motor at Inventalbes is 200 steps per revolution and was used in Batch #1, #4, #5, and #6 https://www.inventables.com/technologies/stepper-motor-nema-17 Batches #2 and #3 used this 400 steps per revolution stepper motor: https://www.sparkfun.com/products/10846 Inventables is ...
by ZachKaplan
Mon Sep 24, 2012 4:09 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Batch 5 timer started
Replies: 6
Views: 1398

Re: Batch 5 timer started

OK now it has tipped at 50, the production run is on!
https://www.inventables.com/technologie ... s-shapeoko
by ZachKaplan
Thu Sep 20, 2012 7:23 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Total Frustration with cutting....
Replies: 18
Views: 5156

Re: Total Frustration with cutting....

I'm sorry for all the frustrations. As a next step we're going to send you a complete new electronics set up and a UPS label to send back yours. Hopefully this will solve the problem and we can diagnose the problem with your set up. In the event that does not fix the problem it would lead me to beli...