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by Doug
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: CNC Machine Retrofits
Topic: Acctek AKM1212 CNC Router
Replies: 5
Views: 1098

Re: Acctek AKM1212 CNC Router

Sounds like a fun project. There are three ways that you can hook up two motors for a single axis. 1. Wire the motors in parallel from a single port. This method only works if the motor rating for the individual motors is 3 amps or less because the total current available from a single driver port i...
by Doug
Wed Mar 07, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: CNC Machine Retrofits
Topic: Kern laser retrofit
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

Re: Kern laser retrofit

It looks like the movement is working well. I think you are asking me questions about laser safety. I must tell you that I have no personal experience with lasers. I do know they are dangerous and can blind you. The glasses that you wear must be designed for the wavelength of the laser. I don't thin...
by Doug
Mon Mar 05, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions
Topic: Wireless connection to the Buildbotics Controller
Replies: 0
Views: 751

Wireless connection to the Buildbotics Controller

Note: Starting with Version 0.3.20, the Buildbotics CNC Controller supports wireless video connections. Just go to the Admin-Network page, select "Client" in the Wifi pull-down menu, enter you network name (SSID), enter your network password, and click "Set". Then disconnect your ethernet cable and...
by Doug
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: CNC Machine Retrofits
Topic: Kern laser retrofit
Replies: 5
Views: 1596

Re: Kern laser retrofit

You will only need to use two of the four ports on the Buildbotics Controller. Most likely, you will want to connect your X axis to the port labeled X and the Y axis to the port labeled Y. Your motors have eight wires coming out of them because each coil has a separate pair. I noticed from your vide...
by Doug
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Who should I contact at Buildbotics for help?
Replies: 0
Views: 794

Who should I contact at Buildbotics for help?

We offer several ways to get in touch with us.

If you need technical support, try posting in the Technical Support forum. Alternatively, send us an e-mail at info@buildbotics.com. Finally, if those don't work try calling us at 1(707)559-8539.
by Doug
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is there a manual for the Buildbotics CNC Controller?
Replies: 0
Views: 608

Is there a manual for the Buildbotics CNC Controller?

Yes,

You can access the Buildbotics User Manual at:
https://docs.buildbotics.com
by Doug
Sun Feb 18, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Buildbotics Controller technical specifications
Topic: What are the power requirements for the Buildbotics CNC Controller?
Replies: 0
Views: 839

What are the power requirements for the Buildbotics CNC Controller?

The Buildbotics CNC Controller can accept DC voltages between 12 VDC and 36 VDC. The Buildbotics Controller will sink up to 20 Amps depending on the motors, the motor loads, and the loads on the Load 1 and Load 2 outputs. For more information regarding technical capabilities, please refer to the Bui...
by Doug
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: How long has Buildbotics LLC been in business?
Replies: 0
Views: 556

How long has Buildbotics LLC been in business?

Buildbotics LLC was founded in August of 2014.
by Doug
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Where can I get a Buildbotics CNC Controller?
Replies: 0
Views: 680

Where can I get a Buildbotics CNC Controller?

You can purchase a Buildbotics 4-Axis CNC controller through our web store at:

Https://store.buildbotics.com
by Doug
Fri Feb 16, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: DynaMyte Retrofits
Topic: DynaMyte 2400 retrofit HowTo Video
Replies: 3
Views: 1374

Re: DynaMyte 2400 retrofit HowTo Video

Joe and I are still working out a few kinks. We should have it back to you soon.