Introduction: How to Hack of Knitting Machine Brother KH-970

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Brother KH-970 is computer controlled knitting machine for home use.
It has manufactured for 2005. And now it is a discontinued machine.

This page is a instruction how to hack your knitting machine to USB controlled knitting machine.


Parts List (You must prepare for hacking)
Arduino Due
Connector : MicroBlade™ 53014-0810
Photo interrupter : Sharp GP1S58VJ000F or compatibles
Transistor Array : TD6208APG or compatibles

PCB
We made circuit boards with a paperboard for prototyping with adobe illustrator and a laser cutter.
The board ai data is below.
The circuit diagram is below.

Comments

spoonietreasures (author)2015-09-01

I really want to know more! I have most of the pieces, just need the details to get it put together. Thanks

Penolopy Bulnick (author)2013-08-28

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