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Any control board, any firmware.

Dip a toe in the pool, v1pi.

OctoPrint, CNC.js, Raspberry Pi, CNC control from your phone... any of those pique your interest? It has never been this easy to try them out. Jeffeb3 (El Heffe) has taken it to the next level of ease, v1pi.   Previously we had Daniel Dunn's guide, here. Honestly I...

3 New Articles!

Ed and Tom are at it again! Three new articles pertaining to the Mostly Printed CNC, in two separate magazines.These guys have a passion for sharing, and I am just lucky enough to have them interested in my CNC platform. I absolutely love they way both of these...

Thomas Sanladerer -Toms3D- MRRF2018

The Midwest Rep Rap Festival was amazing. I didn't get to see too much, instead I hung out and talked with so many cool people instead. Ron saved me a place to set up Friday afternoon and Barry showed up on Saturday with a bunch of his projects. Thank you both for...

New foot.

It is finally here, two years later, a new foot. Why, this one is better. Why is it better, more rigid and easy to adjust. Use some number 6 or equivalent screws and washers to hold them down. There are slotted and oversized holes so you can move them around to get...

3 Years of V1 Engineering

3 years...3 amazing years. I still get up excited to do what I do. I still don't know what to call it. I tell my friends I have to get some work done...even though it usually does not feel like work. I work longer hours and more days than ever before in my life and...

Circuit Cellar and Ed Nisely

The current March 2018 issue of Circuit Cellar has a very informative article in it. Ed Nisley did an in depth look at steppers and drivers. If you have ever been lost as to what effect speed and step rate have on your steppers this should clear it up. This really...

V1 Engineering Shirts.

The first batch of many shirts to come. Made, fulfilled, and shipped by amazon, prime is available. My job requires me to wear a t-shirt everyday, so I thought I would make them available to everyone that wants one. Some of you may know I have tried several merch...

Dui on HACKADAY!

Dui!!!!! You are an animal! Water cooled hot end, Plasma table / faraday mod, lost PLA cast aluminum parts..... HACKADAY The actual Instructables link. Dui's forum thread...

Digital Machinist – Ed Nisley

The new edition of Digital Machinist is out, Volume 12 No.4 Winter 2017. Mr. Ed Nisely has a six page article in there. That article is six glorious pages all about the MPCNC!!!!! I am a subscriber, but my magazine isn't here yet. I drove 45 minutes to the nearest...

Milled / Printed 3D Printer -V2-

Who doesn't need another printer??? Filling in the details slowly, http://www.v1engineering.com/projects/project-3d-printer/ MP3DP -V2- This is my take on a Prusa I3, with a CNC mill friendly frame. This is my MP3DP -V2- Milled/Printed 3D Printer Version...

Ed Nisley Knows

I have seen Mr. Nisely's blog "The Smell of Molten Projects In The Morning" a few times now. Just this evening I followed a twitter link and ended up there again. Each time I get lost in the rabbit hole of impressive work, detailed notes, and writing abilities I will...

Firmware

If you bought a bundle or electronics board from this site, this is already done.   Firmware Firmware is the program or software "embedded/burned" into the electronics board, this is what translates the gcode into motion in the stepper motors.   Marlin The boards sold...