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Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

CNC Crash Course

We are frequently asked where to go for a crash course on CNC and until now there has not been a very good answer.

Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

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Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

CNC Crash Course

We are frequently asked where to go for a crash course on CNC and until now there has not been a very good answer.

Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

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Fusion & GRBL: Goto 0 & Z Clearance Issues

    The default GRBL post-processor in Fusion 360 can sometimes cause a few issues when initially getting machines up and running. These being: A) machine runs off to home before starting (and at the end of a job) tripping a limit switch in the process, or B) the...

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Heavy Mill Build Part-3

Y End Plate, Pulley Plate, Stepper Plate and Stepper Motor installation. Notes: Idler pulley plates and motor plates also have an extra hole for a screw that holds the drag chain support extrusions, these are installed with the hole at the bottom. There are 4 Y end...

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GRBL AIO Configuration Pre V1.I

This post is about configuring the GRBL AIO Versions 1.G and EARLIER!  - for versions 1.I + please see GRBL AIO Configuration Main Connections Detailed   Fuse - 5x20mm - Suggested 10A 5mm Diameter x 20mm Length.  This fuse acts on the 12-36V motor power circuit....

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Heavy Mill Build Part-2

Base Construction   The Heavy Mill base consists of 4 to 6 x 40*40 cross extrusions and 2 x 40*120 Y Extrusions. 1000mm: Parts List for 1000mm Base: 4 x 40*40 Base Supports 2 x 40*120 Y Rails 8 x M8*40mm SHCS 4 x T-Slot Connectors (With T-slot Base option only) 20 x...

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GRBL AIO Configuration V1-I +

This post is about configuring the GRBL AIO Versions 1.I and later - for versions prior to 1.I, please see GRBL AIO Configuration Pre V1.I       Main Connections Detailed   Fuse - 5x20mm - Suggested 6.3-7.5A 5mm Diameter x 20mm Length.  This fuse acts on the 12-36V...

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3DTek.xyz Masso to Gecko Parallel

3DTek.xyz Masso to Gecko Parallel board. Designed to simplify Connecting a Masso CNC Controller to the popular Gecko G540, where otherwise a mess of wires might be required. Step Duplication Pins: To duplicate all step pulses for any axis, over to the A axis (4th...

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Invertek VFD Parameters

The invertek E3 VFD has several important and several optional parameters to be set before attempting to operate. Reference: E3 User guide Please note: The VFD that this is potentially a very dangerous device that is designed to be commissioned by a licensed...

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Updating GRBL Firmware

These are the quickest most foolproof steps to take in updating GRBL onto an Atmel based board like Arduino, the GRBL-AIO and others – basically, any board that runs GRBL will be updatable following this guide.

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Replacing DOA Chinese 3020, 6040, 6090 style CNC Router Electronics – Introduction

3Detk.xyz have now replaced or supplied replacement electronics for around 100+ 3020, 6040, and other Chinese routers with Dead on Arrival (DOA) Electronics.

It does not appear to be slowing down and so instead of helping on a one on one basis, we will now write up each repair/replacement so that eventually we have a list of the issues and fixes for each of the models.

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