Introduction: Foot Pedal Pcb Drill Press

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a very useful pcb driil press with foot pedal

i use 3 555 timers to adjust up,down and drill speed

Step 1: Pcb Layout & Connection Diagram

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i use expesspcb, its a free and easy program to make pcb's

the mosfets are from an old PC motherboard

Step 2: Build the Press Drill

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i use items from old printers. you can use better meterials!

the motor for up-down movement, must be geared for easiest control

the drill is a cheap 12v dremmel

Step 3: Make the Drill Start Automatically

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make the drill start automatically when it reach the pcb

i use a terminal switch at back place of the drill's motor

Step 4: Make the Up/down Movement Stop Automatically

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make the up/down movement stop automatically

Step 5: Connect the Wiring

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connect all the cables..

the power supply is 12v, at least 2A

Step 6: Make a Foot Pedal

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i make a simple foot pedal with a button switch.

Comments

acheide (author)2017-06-11

Very useful. It seems that adding a laser cross at target would enhance your tool.

Thank you for this idea.

andreash79 (author)acheide2017-06-15

thanks for your idea too!!