An update from 3DTEK The impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt across the world. At present, there are no disruptions to 3DTEK employees working conditions or hours. We are uniquely positioned to operate from our own isolated premises in the UK and Australia. You can expect support as normal. We cannot guarantee next day […]
Grbl, and likely your spindle, will not support automatic tool changing, and so you will see frequent tool change errors that will look something like the below. The number after T, in this case, 2, is the tool number set up in the CAM package the G-Code was generated with and the M6 is […]
Knowing what will, and wont fit in your work space is crucial. We’ve created a highly accurate specification guide for cutting envelopes, machine size and volume consumption of 3DTEK CNC Router kits. Weights are also included. See link below. machine critical dimensions
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. 12-36V DC power in. The DRV8825 Drivers can actually handle up […]
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 motor power circuit. 12-36V DC power in. The DRV8825 […]
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 driver of gecko), shunt one of the jumper sets in this […]
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 electrician. The image below shows the separation of Low and High voltage, […]
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.