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need all stepper motors and contoller, and power supply for diy cnc? suggestions? Answered

Diy cnc complete and ready to connect to comp. Looking for everthing I need to run the machine
I was hoping for someone who had made a similar purchase that could reccommend a source

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rich_moe (author)2010-01-28

Run along to the nearest Computer Recycle center and start ripping apart printers. The drive motors in any ink-jet or older dot-matrix printer is a stepper motor. At least, that's what I've heard.....

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steveastrouk (author)rich_moe2010-01-28

Modern printers don't contain motors man enough to run a CNC metal cutter.

Steve

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milsorgen (author)steveastrouk2010-01-29

Another place for small steppers are floppy disk drives.

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steveastrouk (author)2010-01-28

This guy is very helpful
diycnc.co.uk/ for electronics
These guys are also good for the mechanicals
www.worldofcnc.com/

Steve

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