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=its broke, needs a ramps+mega combo=
  
  
== MYDIYCNC ==
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http://i.imgur.com/8EjnffL.jpg
  
its wired, but not moving yet<br>
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original body came from a MYDIYCNC that was left on a beach.<br>
for the other cnc's in the space see the [[Big_CNCs]] page
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now try the software side.
  
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==TODO==
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*<s>z stepper motor is broken -  nema17 replacement need to install.</s>
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* connect the dremel to the RAMPS board
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* limit switch
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* z-probe - [http://www.repetier.com/documentation/repetier-firmware/z-probing/ repetier z-probing]
  
= manual =
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==software==
ftp://mail/_incoming/MyDIYCNC%20router%20plans.pdf
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there are usually several programs in the process.
= wiring =
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* create the artwork (inkscape for 2D, XXX for 3D)
following is the cable wiring with function/color/number
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* generate the toolpath/gcode (pycam, ....)
we connected using diagram from manual (page 45)
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* cnc controller, to send the gcode
  
  
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===cnc controller===
  
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got it working with [http://zapmaker.org/projects/grbl-controller-3-0/ grbl controller] on windows
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====universal gcode sender====
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using the 1.0.8 release , its java based so works anywhere. tested on arch/linux
  
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link https://github.com/winder/Universal-G-Code-Sender
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screenshot https://imgur.com/6BYzooS
  
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LTDR
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  wget  https://github.com/winder/builds/blob/master/UniversalGCodeSender/UniversalGcodeSender-v1.0.8.zip
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  unzip UniversalGcodeSender-v1.0.8.zip
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  cat README.txt
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  java -jar -Xmx256m UniversalGcodeSender.jar
  
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====command line ====
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https://github.com/grbl/grbl/wiki/Using-Grbl
  
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and a list of other grbl controllers - http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Communication_/_Control
  
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==firmware==
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===gbrl===
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one of the popular firmware for controlling stepper drivers and parsing G-CODE
  
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noam installed gbrl for ramps - http://sourceforge.net/projects/grblforramps14/
  
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===repetier host===
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<b>on hold</b>
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[http://www.repetier.com/ Repertier-Host] ([https://github.com/repetier/Repetier-Host git]) is used for firmware and optionally for controlling software. Version 0.9 (current on fedora [http://pkgs.fedoraproject.org/cgit/RepetierHost.git/ 21]) isn't good enough. But [pronsole (printrun) works fine, so does this python snippet: (using pyserial only, and very basic gcode gleened from pronsole source):
  
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import serial
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s = serial.Serial('
  
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$ cat rectral.py
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import serial
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s = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyACM0', baudrate=250000)
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d = [('X', 1), ('Y', 1), ('X', -1), ('Y', -1)]
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l = [100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 1000, 1100]
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for le in l:
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    for axis, direc in d:
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        s.write('G%s%s F3000\n' % (axis, direc * le))
  
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firmware "configuration.h" file [http://pastebin.com/raw.php?i=gggdtKE3 pastebin] as of 2014-10-25 <br>
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enabled support for z-probing,the settings are at ball park esp.<br>
  
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// distance/difference between activated probe and nuzzle height
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#define Z_PROBE_HEIGHT 40
  
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<br><br>
  
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==hardware==
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* PSU pinout http://www.rom.by/files/DPS-800GB-A_0.png
  
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==manual==
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* machine manual, good mostly for historical, mechanical design<br>
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[https://wiki.hackmanhattan.com/images/4/42/MyDIYCNC_Comprehensive_Plans_and_Manual_eBook_1-4.pdf MyDIYCNC_Comprehensive_Plans_and_Manual_eBook_1-4.pdf]
  
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==links==
  
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===generating models and gcode===
 
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{{#ev:youtube|107FGoYX1bg}}
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* [https://inkscape.org/en/ inkscape]-> [http://www.makercam.com/ makercam] -> <s>GRBL</s> RepetierHost  -> arduino+RAMPS
 
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* nica [http://reprap.org/wiki/PCB_Milling
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https://github.com/pknoe3lh/cncgcodecontroller tutorial] for makercam
 
 
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= software =  
 
# KCAM 4 (demo version) -  
 
  slightly configured (page 84)
 
# linuxCNC
 
# MACH3
 

Latest revision as of 12:30, 27 November 2015

its broke, needs a ramps+mega combo

8EjnffL.jpg

original body came from a MYDIYCNC that was left on a beach.
now try the software side.

TODO

  • z stepper motor is broken - nema17 replacement need to install.
  • connect the dremel to the RAMPS board
  • limit switch
  • z-probe - repetier z-probing

software

there are usually several programs in the process.

  • create the artwork (inkscape for 2D, XXX for 3D)
  • generate the toolpath/gcode (pycam, ....)
  • cnc controller, to send the gcode


cnc controller

got it working with grbl controller on windows

universal gcode sender

using the 1.0.8 release , its java based so works anywhere. tested on arch/linux

link https://github.com/winder/Universal-G-Code-Sender screenshot https://imgur.com/6BYzooS

LTDR

 wget  https://github.com/winder/builds/blob/master/UniversalGCodeSender/UniversalGcodeSender-v1.0.8.zip
 unzip UniversalGcodeSender-v1.0.8.zip
 cat README.txt
 java -jar -Xmx256m UniversalGcodeSender.jar 

command line

https://github.com/grbl/grbl/wiki/Using-Grbl


and a list of other grbl controllers - http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/Communication_/_Control

firmware

gbrl

one of the popular firmware for controlling stepper drivers and parsing G-CODE

noam installed gbrl for ramps - http://sourceforge.net/projects/grblforramps14/

repetier host

on hold Repertier-Host (git) is used for firmware and optionally for controlling software. Version 0.9 (current on fedora 21) isn't good enough. But [pronsole (printrun) works fine, so does this python snippet: (using pyserial only, and very basic gcode gleened from pronsole source):

import serial
s = serial.Serial('
$ cat rectral.py 
import serial

s = serial.Serial(port='/dev/ttyACM0', baudrate=250000)
d = [('X', 1), ('Y', 1), ('X', -1), ('Y', -1)]
l = [100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700, 800, 1000, 1100]

for le in l:
    for axis, direc in d:
        s.write('G%s%s F3000\n' % (axis, direc * le))


firmware "configuration.h" file pastebin as of 2014-10-25
enabled support for z-probing,the settings are at ball park esp.

// distance/difference between activated probe and nuzzle height
#define Z_PROBE_HEIGHT 40




hardware

  • PSU pinout DPS-800GB-A_0.png

manual

  • machine manual, good mostly for historical, mechanical design

MyDIYCNC_Comprehensive_Plans_and_Manual_eBook_1-4.pdf

links

generating models and gcode

https://github.com/pknoe3lh/cncgcodecontroller tutorial] for makercam