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by noproblem
Tue Apr 29, 2014 2:57 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Blown gshield v5 ( I think) - ReSolved
Replies: 9
Views: 2116

Blown gshield v5 ( I think) - ReSolved

OK i think my gshield v5 is blown . just want to verify if this true statement. OK did some milling yesterday and all worked great . Now this morning i decided to continue with my milling and turned the machine on and heard the stepper motors making a loud beeping and grinding noise and the led flas...
by noproblem
Tue Apr 22, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: X and Y fine Tuning
Replies: 7
Views: 5893

X and Y fine Tuning

Motor Poles 200 steps Microsteps 8 micros Pulley teeth 20 teeth Belt Pitch 2mm Resolution 40 Steps / mm Resolution 25.000 µm/pulse The resolution is: 8 microstep/step * 200 step/rev * .05 rev/tooth * .5 tooth/mm = 40 microstep/mm Although I used the calculation above after taking out my caliper I fo...
by noproblem
Tue Apr 22, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: NoProblem Log
Replies: 22
Views: 6527

Re: NoProblem Log

Yes, It does look familiar. As per the performance its great so far with no issues for what i want to mill . maybe in the future i will upgrade, but for now it works . yeah i have been working on the shapeoko on the weekends , hopefully all my other upgrades will arrive this week so i can fully comp...
by noproblem
Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:22 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: NoProblem Log
Replies: 22
Views: 6527

Re: NoProblem Log

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by noproblem
Sun Apr 20, 2014 10:20 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: NoProblem Log
Replies: 22
Views: 6527

Re: NoProblem Log

Did some work this weekend - Mounted laser (for cutting and engraving) - Cut and mounted an acrylic terminal wire guard - Increased the z axis by 25mm - Mounted spindle To do this week - clean up wiring some more - wire laser to power supply and shield - mount USB boroscope camera - mount USB Web ca...
by noproblem
Sat Apr 19, 2014 3:48 pm
Forum: Mini Spindles - Purchased
Topic: Chinese 500W spindle
Replies: 14
Views: 16048

Re: Chinese 500W spindle

Can you share your stl file for your spindle mount or the source file if made sketchup

So your connection what red was ground and black was positive . if that is so I also think mine is running in reverse because I did red to positive and black to ground
by noproblem
Wed Apr 16, 2014 1:26 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Calibration Square Over 2mm
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Re: Calibration Square Over 2mm

Edward Wow i feel stupid -Created the square file in inkscape (using mm) -imported the SVG file in makercam and changed the resolution to 90 -created profile cut used outside/inside = outside - calculated all -export gcode Here is where i made the mistake i never change the inch to cm in makercam No...
by noproblem
Wed Apr 16, 2014 12:43 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Calibration Square Over 2mm
Replies: 2
Views: 940

Calibration Square Over 2mm

Having a minor issue Type: shapeoko 2 Electronics : Full kit = gshield + nema 17 + 20 teeth + Z axis upgrade Created a 25.4mm X 25.4 Box and 50.8mm X 50.8mm Box Using a pen attached to the Z axis it did the both squares, however when i did my measure measurement both were out by 2mm . Below is my se...
by noproblem
Tue Apr 15, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Software - CAD, CAM, Workflow Help
Topic: New Software PathCAM
Replies: 5
Views: 2313

New Software PathCAM

Found this software on github and spoke to the developer he is looking to feedback https://github.com/xenovacivus/PathCAM What is PathCAM PathCAM - Toolpath generation software for CNC machine  Easy to use tool for generating 2.5D toolpaths to cut shapes from stock material using a CNC Router . Uplo...
by noproblem
Fri Apr 11, 2014 2:31 pm
Forum: Build Logs
Topic: NoProblem Log
Replies: 22
Views: 6527

Re: NoProblem Log

Actual Build Update Here goes Almost Finished did some quick mods Only used one bolt and push it all the way up to the top of the plate on both Y axis. This approach increase my Z by about 25 mm - Painted the plates ( didn't wait for it to dry properly and it got A LOT of paint got messed up.) Need ...