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 […]
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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
Masso Setup. The Masso CNC Controller has some excellent resources: Documentation Video Tutorials Forum You can skim over most of the wiring information in the official documentation as the few wiring diagrams you have already followed will cover the wiring setup, the above links are for reference, you can move straight onto the list below. […]
Setup for GRBL AIO or GRBL Gecko-based controllers Step 1: Install USB Drivers Please download the latest Silicon Labs CP210X driver for your operating system. Operating systems supported OSX, Windows (XP,7,8,10) & Linux Note for OSX Users: You may receive a notice that the program ‘cannot be opened’, in which case you mist open preferences, […]
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 machine drags your endmill across the job […]
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 […]
We are frequently asked where to go for a crash course on CNC and until now there has not been a very good answer.
List of All Grbl Error and Alarm Codes and a description of why you might see them