CNC mill

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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Sun Dec 16, 2012 11:01 am

That's the top view
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And one from the side
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Not much left to do on that part, then I can move onto the power
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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:57 pm

Just ordered 10 2-pin momentary switches..... Only need 1 so if anyone wants some when I get them let me know. Also ordered screw terminals, I will update with pics when they have arrived. Then just buy and fit the 4 A4988 Stepper Motor Driver Carrier, Black Edition and all done

Next I'm on the lookout for a 24v 5(ish)amp power supply, I've seen loads but still looking for the perfect one to suit me
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Re: CNC mill

Postby xanthic » Tue Dec 18, 2012 2:22 pm

Looking forward to seeing the finished product. Might be tempted to build on of these myself.

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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 5:19 pm

This is the easy part lol can't wait till I start on the frame bonus is that makerslide is being make in the uk now so brings the cost down a bit
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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 7:00 pm

Bit of an update.....

That's the drive shield more or less finished

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Now to get the stepper motors and to build the main body

Oh yeah the power to sort

Not much then
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Re: CNC mill

Postby phenoptix » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:22 pm

Any progress?

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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:45 pm

I've been waiting on some makerslide but some issues with it at the min.

I've got the power supply sorted and believe it or not from indoor xmas lights lol 24v 5amps with a 2.1 jack.

Trying to decide if I want 3 nema 17 or 23 stepper motors
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Re: CNC mill

Postby xanthic » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:09 pm

What's the main factor power/cost?

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Re: CNC mill

Postby dec0y7 » Wed Jan 23, 2013 9:28 pm

For the completed build or just the motors?

For the full build I've not looked into it.

For the motors the nema 23 work out better if used, but the 17s are better for just the odd bit of milling every now and then. The 23's won't be put under as much stress or run as hard as the 17 but the 17's are quieter.

So good and bad all round.
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Re: CNC mill

Postby phenoptix » Wed Jan 23, 2013 10:00 pm

Any links to the motors? Progress generally!


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