X700 DEFECTIVE X-AXIS FIX
Apr03

X700 DEFECTIVE X-AXIS FIX

All of a sudden the lasercutter cut very uneven lines in the x-axis direction as you can see in the following picture: The laser-head is very has a very simple build-up, so i quickly suspected bad bearings in the little white wheels that the laser-head rolls on. I contacted cnccheap where i originally ordered the machine, and they where very fast to respond (the same day!!). for $100 they sent me 2 sets of white wheels and spare lense...

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4 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM
May29

4 AXIS ROBOTIC ARM

This is a 3 week build i did during my summer vacation. As some of my projects are relatively expensive to do i sometimes recycle my projects, and this one is no exception. I used the electronics from my Cube 3D Printer. The robotic arm itself was made on my Makerbot Replicator 3D printer. The wooden structure was made using my Probotix Fireball V90 CNC router This is not a finished project. I have to make some sort of gripping end...

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4 AXIS PROBOTIX V90 CONVERSION
May28

4 AXIS PROBOTIX V90 CONVERSION

The goal of this project is to convert my 3 axis cnc into a 4 axis cnc, where the forth axis is a rotary one aligned with the x-axis. This project is currently in a planning stage, but any progress will be shown on this page. The parts needed to make the conversion has been ordered from the Probotix website: 1 x 280 OzIn 8-Wire Stepper Motor HT23-280-8 $53.95 1 x IDC Cable IDC-10-4 $2.99 10 x 5-Conductor 22Ga Shielded Motor Wire...

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