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GRBL + Gecko G540 Combo Wiring Diagrams

Below are the wiring diagrams for 3Dtek specificGRBL + Gecko G540 Combo. These may or may not be useful for other Gecko use cases.   Please contact 3DTek for any assistance wiring up or configuring these devices. G540 Motor Breakout Board Method - Stepper Motor...

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...

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.

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 + Gecko G540 Combo Wiring Diagrams

Below are the wiring diagrams for 3Dtek specificGRBL + Gecko G540 Combo. These may or may not be useful for other Gecko use cases.   Please contact 3DTek for any assistance wiring up or configuring these devices. G540 Motor Breakout Board Method - Stepper Motor...

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...

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.

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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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

 Main Connections Detailed   Fuse - 5x20mm - Suggested 10A 5mm Diameter x 20mm Length.  This fuse acts on the 12-36V motor power circuit. 12-36V DC power in.  The DRV8825 Drivers can actually handle up to 45V, 36v, however, is the largest standard voltage power...

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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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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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