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by potatotron
Wed May 16, 2012 4:06 am
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: Dremel Hack
Replies: 34
Views: 8914

Re: Dremel Hack

AtomSoft - what software are you using to make the 3D PCB images?
by potatotron
Tue May 15, 2012 2:21 am
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: Dremel Hack
Replies: 34
Views: 8914

Re: Dremel Hack

Wow, very nice. I'm going to have to step up my game...my plan was to just use jumper wire soldered to header pins connecting everything. Yours is going to look so much nicer and cleaner I am going to have to rethink this...
by potatotron
Mon May 14, 2012 5:25 pm
Forum: Rotary Tools (like dremel)
Topic: Dremel Hack
Replies: 34
Views: 8914

Re: Dremel Hack

I think this is a cool idea, the only thing I'm not sure about is getting a digital pot that could control it. All the ones I've seen (like the AD5204 or the MCP4131) are only capable of handling a few (less than 5) milliamps. If you know of a higher-powered one, and/or get this working, please let ...
by potatotron
Fri May 04, 2012 2:10 am
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: Enrageds Shapeoko Build Log
Replies: 9
Views: 2380

Re: Enrageds Shapeoko Build Log

Very cool, thanks for the detailed information. I can't wait to get min......

When you have time would you please post a closeup of your timing belt anchor? I'd like to see what this upgrade looks like.

Thanks in advance.
by potatotron
Sun Apr 29, 2012 1:12 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Survey - what are you going to use Shapeoko for?
Replies: 12
Views: 2448

Re: Survey - what are you going to use Shapeoko for?

A while ago I built a CNC mill based on Tom McWire's Easy Mill (http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-to-Build-Desk-Top-3-Axis-CNC-Milling-Machine/) so I'm going to use mine to try to build a SMD pick and place machine. Instead of a spindle it'll have a vacuum head but other than that it will be a st...