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Yep those are expensive softwares. They don't even have a Fusion 360-like version of them. This i'ble walks and talks like an ad for Autodesk.
3D Scanning Class
Thanks. What are you going to use your engraver/cutter for? I've observed that most lasers in the 1.5-2W range can only cut plastics and maybe thin sheets of soft woods such as Balsa (with multiple passes) but nothing more denser than that. DTR sells a 6W laser and it would be interesting to see what materials it can cut.
What happens when it rains? It looks like water would seep in from the sides and short the circuitry.
I'm not sure if you can use a Raspberry Pi for this. I think the firmware was designed to run on an AVR chip. The green boards are the motor drivers that use the standard Pololu style stepsticks to interface with an Arduino. However wiring the Arduino with was pretty messy. I have since made an integrated controller that is available for sale on Tindie - https://www.tindie.com/products/classbp/motionpro-31-axis-cnc-controller. This combines an Arduino with 4 motor drivers on one board.
Unlikely. With that kind of power you actually might see marked burnt edges. MDF will surely require multiple passes. Also the 6W laser will need better cooling than the one here.
Bowden Belt Extruder
Super flexible double curvature surface - laser cut plywood
PCB etching (prototyping)
Enable Auto Leveling for your 3D Printer with an inductive sensor (Marlin Firmware)
3D Printing Class
Well done. I noticed the sag in the middle and resulting 'bobbing' effect on the recorded film is unavoidable due to the rods that simply cannot withstand the camera weight without sagging. A DSLR is just way too heavy for these. What you could do is use either a T-slot or a V-slot extrusions as the rails on which the camera mount can slide using bearings or delrin wheels. The camera mount can move back and forth using a lead screw attached to one motor which would do away with the other motor and the belts. This I think would be far more steady and balanced since all the weight is distributed over two strong aluminium extrusions that do not bend.
Awesome build. I didn't read through the text mostly because the photos were detailed enough and did all the talking. Can the Kreg tools be used with screws that are not Kreg?
Including the laser it costed about $400. It would cost more if you bought the laser driver separately. The maximum area would depend on the aluminium extrusions. I'm not very sure but I think 1 meter is the maximum length they come in which is just a little more than 3 feet. However, the engrave area would be a little less than this.
There is only one sense resistor. I think it was 68mR. You can change this to get higher current limits. The 1206 was an added footprint in parallel with the 0805 one since sometimes these resistors are available in only either packages. Do not place two sense resistors. There is only one of them based on the package that is available when you are building it.
IBoardbot. The internet controlled whiteboard robot
Pulley Driven Mini Table Saw
Great build. well made.
Awesome project. I wonder if a regular drill could be accommodated with some additions/adjustments. Perhaps extending the base behind the vertical columns for better stability and adding another vertical column parallel to the existing one to take on the added weight and vibrations. Maybe even substitute the PVC pipes with steel ones.
PVC Dremel drill press
How to interface with OLED 0.96inch LCD128x64
Most 'drawings' have positional coordinates embedded in them and the software reads and then represents them in a graphical form. Gcode too is another way to represent positional coordinates which is the defacto standard for most precision positional machines. Take a look at this: http://blog.cnccookbook.com/2014/11/10/secrets-going-cad-image-dxf-stl-gcode-cnc-3d-printing/
D.I.Y Ultra Quiet Shop compressor from a refrigerator motor (compressor)
AI on Arduino (learning irrigation station)
How to make a track saw guide for a circular saw
Cheap precision drill stand
mini 4 jaw chuck wood lathe
Homemade Belt sander table
DriveMyPhone - Smartphone Controlled 3D Printed Vehicle
Add Wireless Charging to Your Smartphone
Economic one-board desk for CNC or jigsaw
Remote Controlled IKEA Death-Star Lamp
How to make a table saw (Video)
Gmail Buddy - Smarter Email Notifications
Build your own Variable Lab Bench Power Supply
DIY Constant current load
Tiny Load - constant current load
Toast-R-Reflow: Yet another toaster reflow oven conversion
Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design!
DIY Laser Diode Driver || Constant Current Source
Intel Galileo controlled cnc plotter
CNC Laser for Printing Images and Engraving - Shapeoko 2 based
Pocket laser engraver.
LASER diode driver
How to Make a Three Axis CNC Machine (Cheaply and Easily)
Easy to Build Desk Top 3 Axis CNC Milling Machine
The Introduction of 5A Constant Current and Constant Voltage LED Driver Battery Charging Module
Yet Another DIY Diode Laser Engraver
DIY 40W CNC Laser cutter, from bad to better with 3D printing
The MicroSlice V2 Aurum | A gold mini laser cutter & engraver.
Frankenstein Laser Engraver
ChalKaat (augmented reality based laser cutter)
Printer to vinyl cutter hack
3W 4'x4' Arduino Laser Cutter/Engraver
2W Arduino Laser Engraver/Cutter
Building a tiny server
Ultimate Raspberry Pi Home Server
Raspberry Pi OLED Internet Bandwidth Display
Is the best PCB etchant in every kitchen ?
GPS time (UTC) to local time conversion using Arduino
Connecting GPS-module to Arduino
Create an Awesome Shard Light
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