Carbide Motion Board Upgrade?

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cmkelly01
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Carbide Motion Board Upgrade?

Post by cmkelly01 » Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:14 pm

I have an older Shapeoko 3 with A Carbide Motion V2.2 board. I am doing some upgrades, and I'm considering upgrading to the newest version board (2.4d, I think). Can anyone tell me the differences between the two versions, or point me to the answer? The newer board has to be better, but I can't find any comparisons. Thanks.

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Re: Carbide Motion Board Upgrade?

Post by WillAdams » Fri Aug 31, 2018 4:31 pm

The newer board has:

- increased EMI resistance
- lights for homing switch testing

That's pretty much it. Contact us at support@carbide3d.com if you need to buy one. Another alternative if you're willing to rework the connectors is a Stepoko board from Sparkfun for a fully opensource system.
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/Makita RT0701 Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Elaire precision collets
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