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by CptanPanic
Fri Apr 20, 2012 7:26 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Main CPU Raspberry Pi
Replies: 12
Views: 3459

Re: Main CPU Raspberry Pi

Raspberry has one( but IMHO a big ) disadvantage.Raspberry uses Broadcom CPU, which is not good for the open community.It is almost impossible to get any datasheet and ( from my experience) Broadcom provides very poor support (f you do not have an agreement with them). Arduino( Atmel) has a quite d...
by CptanPanic
Fri Apr 20, 2012 3:30 pm
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Buildlog Stepper Shields
Replies: 14
Views: 6836

Re: Buildlog Stepper Shields

I was wondering what you plan to include with the inventables kit, this shield or grblshield?
by CptanPanic
Fri Apr 20, 2012 11:35 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Stepper motors
Replies: 32
Views: 11247

Re: Stepper motors

So to upgrade x/y to nema23, all you need is new pulleys?
by CptanPanic
Mon Apr 16, 2012 8:09 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: What software ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3545

What software ?

With all the new shapeokos going online soon. Maybe someone like cambam can give us a group discount.
by CptanPanic
Mon Apr 16, 2012 5:00 pm
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: What software ?
Replies: 8
Views: 3545

What software ?

It looks like phlatscript only does 2d flat stuff. Is this right?
by CptanPanic
Sun Apr 15, 2012 12:10 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: End mills
Replies: 17
Views: 4341

Re: End mills

I would be interested.
by CptanPanic
Tue Apr 10, 2012 4:28 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Stepper driver and Stepper shield
Replies: 28
Views: 10895

Re: Stepper driver and Stepper shield

The advantage to having the drivers and breakout board (or shield) separate is that if/when you blow a driver, they are individually replaceable. Edward mentioned blowing a z-axis on a controller board, using Pololu drivers or a Gecko you would only have to replace one (plug-in) driver. Using GrblS...
by CptanPanic
Tue Apr 10, 2012 3:17 pm
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Stepper driver and Stepper shield
Replies: 28
Views: 10895

Re: Stepper driver and Stepper shield

Regarding the 2 shields, why wouldn't everyone just use the grblShield? Costs about the same and comes assembled.