GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Alexmoon
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Re: GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Post by Alexmoon » Fri May 10, 2019 4:22 pm

GrblGru wrote:
Sat Apr 27, 2019 7:20 pm
Release notes V3.38

In my new program version V3.38 I once again worked with the function G38.2 for milling.
Hi, GrblGru!
Thanks for the perfect feature!!!
However, I have not figured it out yet (how to create an object height map without using a simulation mode).
I don't always need to create an STL (usually - only height map).
I expected that after setting the scanning parameters and pressing the "Start STL Scan" button, the machine will start the measurement cycle.
Also, I suggest adding a very useful and simple function to search for the center of cylindrical blanks (like as my video).
I made a simple touch probe for this purpose.
[youtube]https://youtu.be/0RZBoshI0Es[/youtube]

GrblGru
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Re: GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Post by GrblGru » Sat May 11, 2019 1:37 pm

AlexMoon,
the GCode is calculated when you open or change a value in the measurement dialog.
You can view the generated GCode in the editor. ( 4th toolbar button from the left )
To start the correct measurement on the machine, just press the green 'Start' button.
Have a look at the video from 7:50.

Your probe looks great. I'll write you a macro for it.
My workflow: Only a 2D-editor and GrblGru, that's it
Free download from https://GrblGru.com
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4_AHk ... 61ZW4qBHWA

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Re: GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Post by GrblGru » Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:21 pm

Release notes V3.39

the topic of measuring and probing with the help of the G38.2 function hasn't quite let go of me yet.
It's fascinating what you can do with a 10 Euro Arduino and the GRBL program.

A friend of mine provided me with an old discarded probe, with which I could demonstrate the handling in the attached video.
Since I unfortunately have a tendency to use temporary solutions, the mounting of the probe is rather suboptimal. :)
But my main goal was to be able to show the actual measuring.

In the new version, I have also extended the measurement spectrum so that you can now measure in all directions.
This makes it possible to measure angles, find centers and much more.

Have fun with GrblGru


My workflow: Only a 2D-editor and GrblGru, that's it
Free download from https://GrblGru.com
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4_AHk ... 61ZW4qBHWA

Leonardo
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Re: GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Post by Leonardo » Mon Jun 03, 2019 8:14 pm

That looks awesome GrblGru!
Congratulation on the new addition to your software. Really very useful!
Best regards!
Leonardo

Alexmoon
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Re: GrblGru = Free 3D-Simulation for ShapeOko2

Post by Alexmoon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:01 am

GrblGru wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 6:21 pm
Release notes V3.39

the topic of measuring and probing with the help of the G38.2 function hasn't quite let go of me yet.
Hi, GrblGru!
Thank you very much for implementing the very necessary functionality!
Before that, I had seen such functions (for Grbl-machines) only in EstlCam. But I didn’t use it, because it requires flashing arduino with specific firmware.
I am sorry that I can not test your improvements right now. (My machine is packed due to repairs in my apartment).
Best regards, Alex.

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