[Noisebridge-discuss] solenoid wanted for sudoroom circuitboard CNC machine

Jake jake at spaz.org
Wed Aug 2 23:20:19 UTC 2017


does anyone on this list have a solenoid?  something that can pull a pound or
two of force, from a distance of 1/4" or more, ideally.  12-24 volts would be
great, although we could do 120V if necessary.

thank you
-jake

On Wed, 2 Aug 2017, Alexander Papazoglou wrote:

> Awesome!
>
> Any response about the missing solenoid? The one they sell as a replacement
> part is pricey ($210).
>
> What ended up being the issue we were having with the steppers?
>
> Alex
>
>
> 2017-08-02 1:06 GMT-07:00 Jake <jake at spaz.org>:
>
>> after you guys left i got both X and Y axes working properly, in the
>> correct
>> direction, and the endstops too!  now i was even able to home it!
>>
>> here's the repo:
>> https://github.com/sudoroom/Marlin/tree/quickcircuit
>>
>> marlin can be uploaded with regular arduino, it's an arduino mega 2560
>>
>> we still need to enter the correct values for stuff like
>> DEFAULT_AXIS_STEPS_PER_UNIT
>> DEFAULT_MAX_FEEDRATE
>> DEFAULT_MAX_ACCELERATION
>>
>> although really only the first one is necessary.
>>
>> then we need to either find a solenoid or use this servo to do the Z axis,
>> and
>> configure marlin to control it appropriately from a Z command or whatever Z
>> instruction gets produced by stuff like PCB2GCODE
>>
>> -jake
>>
>


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