I do most of my engraving using a center origin. Its so easy to line up on a cnc machine with a nice pointy bit. Not so easy on the CO2 laser. I always end up a little off… I
I really didn’t like using a fountain pump for a laser water supply. I’ve had too many fail in water fountains to trust one to a CO2 laser. I had some diaphragm pumps left from another project. They are the
I decided to swap my K40 controller for a GERBIL from awesome.tech. I considered the Cohesion 3D too. I’ve been using GRBL CNC controller with a few custom tweaks to the firmware for some time now but I want to
I wanted to use a Sparkfun Blynk Board for a remote temperature sensor. I made a little shield. luckily the pin spacing matches a protoboard. And I 3D printed a stacking case for the battery I Added a DHT11 Temperature
I Finally got around to testing the code. I wired up a matrix keypad to a Leonardo. I used this cheat sheet of Mach3 keyboard shortcuts. I mapped the X Y Z axis jog keys and tried it on Mach3.