Found the plans for a touch probe

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WillAdams
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Found the plans for a touch probe

Post by WillAdams » Thu Mar 20, 2014 1:07 pm

Here:

http://www.vinland.com/Touch-Probe.html

Anyone w/ electronics skills have any interest in building one? Did I miss some better alternative? (Apparently for rough work, one option is just to cover an object in aluminum foil and use a pair of leads to compleat a circuit when it touches.)
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Re: Found the plans for a touch probe

Post by MeanderBolt » Fri Mar 21, 2014 2:54 am

That's pretty cool. I never thought about the touch idea used for input other than finding the surface for setting zero. It makes perfect sense though. Cool find Will.
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