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Hanging Pen Plotter

Posted: Wed Feb 04, 2015 12:01 am
by Kaldonis
I'm finally getting around to building this thing. See http://sktechworks.ca/2015/01/31/projec ... n-plotter/ for a bit of background.

Tonight was a good night. Got to try out my new pen gondola as well as the line guides and I'm pretty happy with both of them. I won't bore you too much with the details, but here are some photos showing the evolution of things throughout the night. Keep in mind that I haven't implemented the servo for lifting the pen yet for rapids.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/2p1ccrj7g2vdr ... 1.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/jnkfs13evkbn7 ... 8.jpg?dl=0
https://www.dropbox.com/s/qe5q3pp1fw40q ... 0.jpg?dl=0

Video: https://www.dropbox.com/s/dg3nvxcuqy3wt ... 9.mp4?dl=0

Re: Hanging Pen Plotter

Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:46 pm
by Kaldonis
Been doing quite a bit of work on this. Print quality isn't much better than last time I posted, but I've received my new stepper drivers and done quite a bit of software work. Here are some more photos.

Random doodlings
https://www.dropbox.com/s/9b526tqvs9jdr ... 3.jpg?dl=0

Web GUI complete with live preview of what's being drawn
https://www.dropbox.com/s/1vwwp3cj59dpz ... 2.png?dl=0