Drag Knife, Vinyl Cutter

Drag Knife, Vinyl Cutter

Click on the pictures to enlarge them. Set Up Insert the Blade This is for the Liyu style blade holder, from the shop.. First take the protective cover off of the carbide knife Carefully position it into the cutter body, no need to push a magnet should suck it in....
J Tech Photonics – Lasers

J Tech Photonics – Lasers

J Tech Photonics did a very nice article on using their lasers with the MPCNC. For those of you that don’t want to go the DIY laser route or don’t trust yourself not to mess up J Tech makes it real easy http://jtechphotonics.com/?page_id=3819...
The 2.8 watt, $100 Laser

The 2.8 watt, $100 Laser

MPCNC-laser-add-on-walk-through-Rev2.0 PDF  – Direct download Forum Mini-Rambo and Rambo board laser pins here. Free software to get you going, Image based – Image2Gcode DXF based – DXF2Gcode  ...
4 Head

4 Head

I could never keep up with printed parts orders….this might help. 3ders.org did a nice write up about it! http://www.3ders.org/articles/20151013-ryan-zellars-transforms-his-mostly-printed-cnc-machine-into-four-headed-3d-printer.html...
3D Printing / Import Extruder

3D Printing / Import Extruder

Assembly of my all metal version of the Mk8 import extruder Click on the images for more detail. I ship these partially assembled. These are not assembled by me so a few extra minutes starting from scratch can save a lot of headaches in the end. Start by screwing the...
Speed Control

Speed Control

I am not an electrician, I am sure there are codes against this…..Use at your own risk, ect, ect, ect. You can skip all this DIY if you would like to be more safe and just get one of these, or these. This is how I made a cheapo Speed controller. No fancy face...
Ramps 1.4 Board

Ramps 1.4 Board

If you bought a bundle from me this is already done. Install all three jumpers under each purple driver board, this will put you in 32nd stepping ( I have found nothing convincing to sway me to do larger steps). Install the drivers, potentiometers toward the power...
Power Supply

Power Supply

Step 1: Your power supply should be at least 12V 5A (unless you are going to get a heated bed). Wire up your power cord, L and N get positive and negative, either way. Please connect a ground to be safe. Unless you are using the outputs on the ramps board you only...