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...

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...

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...

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...
GRBL AIO Configuration V1-I +

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...

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...