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== MYDIYCNC ==
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original body came from a MYDIYCNC that was left on a beach.
[http://i.imgur.com/gDEV2NR.jpg pic1] <br>
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ilan made the hardware work. now we try the software side.
<strike>its wired, but not moving yet</strike><br>
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* suspect the supplied driver being  bad or wired wrong.
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==gbrl==
[http://i.imgur.com/qs1ZOES.jpg pic2]
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the firmware of choice.
* moving successfully all 3 axis using an [http://www.schmalzhaus.com/EasyDriver/Examples/EasyDriverExamples.html easy-driver] controller - a common stepper driver for <750mA steppers.
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compile+upload instructions
[http://i.imgur.com/vzXyVdL.jpg pic3]
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https://github.com/grbl/grbl/wiki/Compiling-Grbl
* i would like to try running the miniCNC using different controller, preferably a RAMPS board (elecfreaks.com)
 
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for the other cnc's in the space see the [[Big_CNCs]] page
 
  
 
= manual =
 
= manual =

Revision as of 10:48, 24 October 2014


original body came from a MYDIYCNC that was left on a beach. ilan made the hardware work. now we try the software side.

gbrl

the firmware of choice. compile+upload instructions https://github.com/grbl/grbl/wiki/Compiling-Grbl

manual

MyDIYCNC_Comprehensive_Plans_and_Manual_eBook_1-4.pdf

links

  • milling fine PCB traces calls for leveling the bed-
    • PcbSubtraction

wiring

stepper wiring
A1 - black
A2 - green
B1 - red
B2 - blue


following is the cable wiring with function/color/number we connected using diagram from manual (page 45)


spindle cw blk 1

xstep brwn 2

xdir red 3

x enabe orng 4

y step ylw 5

ydirdeep grn 6

yenabe deepBlu 7

zsteppurplr 8

zdir gry 9

wht 10

x limit switch pinkk 11

light green 12

grey blk 13

zenable brwn white 14

red white 15

orng white 16

deep green /whte 17

blu white 18

purpe white 19

red blk 20

orng blk 21

ylw bk 22

grn blk 23

gry blk 24

pnk blk 25

software

  • KCAM 4 (demo version) -

slightly configured (page 84)

  • linuxCNC

i mounted the live linuxCNC disk and installed ubuntu on the cnc machine PCs #74
got a conf file from mydiycnc site (named MyDIYCNC.stepconf)
conf files are used to setup the configuration of new machines.

following the linuxCNC configuration file

  • MACH3


  • others on the web

http://reprap.org/wiki/PCB_Milling https://github.com/pknoe3lh/cncgcodecontroller