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by ShaneNZ
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Current Version(2.60)
Topic: Getting dual axis self square gantry working
Replies: 22
Views: 1541

Re: Getting dual axis self square gantry working

Perfect timing as I've finished the new build and was wondering how to tackle the sync/squaring up of the dual y axis. Now, if only I can get hold of Bertus to get a Pi CNC shield. As much as I would like to support the Canadian/US/DE economy..seeing as how I live just on the other side of the hill ...
by ShaneNZ
Mon Sep 14, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Old CNC Shield V3.00 and Chines copies of it...
Topic: Import shield with TB6600 stepper drivers
Replies: 6
Views: 296

Re: Import shield with TB6600 stepper drivers

Just done the same thing this last weekend. Check your connections - I found the screw terminals on the green plugs for the TB6600s have a small plate that, when you tighten the screw, pulls the plate up. I discovered how easy it is to accidentally poke your wire in on the wrong side of the plate, m...
by ShaneNZ
Sat Jun 27, 2020 2:40 am
Forum: Member Projects
Topic: Find Right stepper motor for CNC
Replies: 2
Views: 682

Re: Find Right stepper motor for CNC

It also depends on how you are going to move the axis. Belt drive has the least mechanical advantage so usually compensated for by using a bigger stepper motor. A pulley with a diameter of 15mm will have a circumference of approx 46mm, so one rev of the stepper = ~47mm travel. Good for speed, but ea...