[57north-discuss] Tuesday

Doc Ocassi dococassi at boukom.com
Tue Mar 8 16:05:22 GMT 2016


Woo sounds good.

I'll be in later, after 8 for a bit, probably doing a little more doorbot.

Also talking to anyone interested about EMFCamp to statr to get the ball
rolling.

On 08/03/16 00:27, Mike O'Hagan wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> ....before you ask - Yes - I aim to be in Tuesday.
> 
> I have been watching YouTubes about hacking CD/DVD drives to make CNC 
> machines and fancy a go at making something like the plotter in.....
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iGyP5hpfAg
> Micro Mini CNC Plotter - Part 1 - XY Using DVD Steppers
> Clayton Darwin
> 
> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCcC8wMECvQ
> Micro Mini CNC Plotter - Part 2 - Testing Hardware and Software
> Clayton Darwin
> 
> I have the drives and have started stripping them down.
> 
> I have a lot to learn! Any guidance would be welcome.
> - What design software do you recommend? I have 3D builder (came with 
> Windows 10), Sketch Up (free version), Inkscape and Fritzing.
> - What software do I need to make the Gerber(???) files?
> - What Arduino motor sheild? The ADAfruit one only runs 2 steppers - 
> might need a 3rd for future expansion?
> - etc.
> 
> See you,
> 
> Mike O'H
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