Last time we checked in I had determined that the table was indeed pretty flat, so I was going to proceed. Then I run my 3D finish and it almost cuts thru the board. Not a lot or use at all. 15mm belts. But a limit switch is just there to close the circuit. The kit includes everything you need to get started except the Dewalt trim router. Here are a few specs: Linear bearings for all motion, no V-Wheels. Don’t let the size intimidate you! Yay! After the program has been installed, connect your Shapeoko to your computer with the provided USB cable. Ya I agree with you. Carbide Motion will be your main point of entry when using your Nomad or Shapeoko 3. I've looked online and somewhere said to try using the genaric GRBL but that doesn't even load in Carbide 3D. 1877 - 27 October 1940) was a son of Liverpool marine engineer John Bolton Lightburn (c. Everything works fine - burning, XY axis setup (which was complicated to say the least - I will have a separate post with suggestions). The Shapeoko is a 3-axis CNC Machine kit that allows you to create your 2D and 3D designs out of non-ferrous metals, hardwoods, and plastics. According to the blog, it will be available at $2800 as well. Purchased this Spring. Is there any other software that will work with laseraxe 2500 laser. It is assembled and ready for you to watch it in action and take it home. Therefore, I am willing to donate $75 to Hive13 if I do not return the Shapeoko in a better (WORKING) state before Spring of … I too got a shapeoko and my Z was so tight thatall it did was bind when moving it. r/shapeoko: Do you use a ShapeOko CNC ... when I attempt to home, the z axis travels down instead of up toward the limit switch, with a message stating: “Homing Cycle Failed ... and it works great. Pro CNCs usually have a spindle, not a router, and that is a possible (and popular) upgrade path for the Shapeoko, check out the HW upgrades section for more. Shapeoko comes with an industrial-grade motion controller running GRBL firmware, homing switches, and 4 NEMA 23 stepper motors. The machine sells new for $2k plus tax. *Update- I changed this from one star to five stars. If yours is broken, you potentially could cut the leads and touch the wires together when it is close to the home position. The Shapeoko is made in the US and comes with a 6 month warranty. Opening Carbide Motion. Shapeoko machines typically use Grbl 1.1f, as do newer X-Carve and some other systems, but as they are designed as CNC machines, they are typically configured for negative workspace coordinates, which LightBurn doesn't support. Getting Homing Working on Sparkfun Shapeoko #194711. The Shapeoko milling machines are designed by Carbide 3D to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. But if I set $100=100 axis is moving quite rapidly. By johnelle - Sat May 06, 2017 12:58 pm - Sat May 06, 2017 12:58 pm #194711. Pat reached out to me and helped correct my issues. I could not be happier with this product. I had a similar issue getting the homing to work. Hi there - thank you for a wonderful software - I hope to make this my main go to tool for my woodworking channel. Homing work fine with V0.9I no problem (all are NO) Rewired Z axis and flashed V0.9J. It’s not a replacement for Shapeoko 3 (which is not going away, in case you were wondering), Shapeoko Pro is an all-new addition to our lineup. Unlike the Nomad3, this one does not replace the predecessor, but rather bumps up the higher end of the options available. While still belt driven, they got rid of the wheels in favor of linear bearings. Copy link Quote reply bvernham commented Feb 2, 2016. Apparently, I am not the first to suggest this sort of solution and that it did not work out last time. What GUI are you using, and did you upgrade it? I am having a challenge with Z-axis control. I had to re tap it. The belted Z-Axis Shapeoko from Carbide 3D is a build-it-yourself CNC Router that allows you to create 3D objects from wood, plastic, and aluminum. I’m running Aspire and Carbide Motion with a Shapeoko 3 XXL. The Shapeoko Pro is an upgraded version of their affordable CNC routers. Limit switches are essentially homing switches doubled up and in addition to setting the origin are used to prevent the motors from hitting the end of each axis which can cause serious alignment problems, potentially serious damage to your Shapeoko, destroy a bit, or ruin a work piece. The Carbide3D Shapeoko Standard Robust CNC Router Kit is designed to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. I removed a lot of material on the delrin nut. The Shapeoko is made of tough aluminum extrusion and operated by NEMA 23 stepper motors to accurately create exactly what you design every time, in … Provide your own or buy one from us. Please check that the switches are plugged in correctly, and work properly — when the machine powers up the homing indicator lights should flicker on/off, then once the controller is booted up you can test the switches by pressing them — the matching light should light while the switch is pressed (closed), and should go off when the switch is released (open). Pics to follow. Go to Jog menu, do the Homing, then Jog to the center ref position, then manually in X and Y using the “Fast” setting to be more or less above the zero point marked on the stock. 1 comment Comments. The Shapeoko uses our Carbide Compact Router or you can provide your own DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C as a spindle. My configuration is a Shapeoko XL and the J-Tech Photonics laser. That’s a lot of cutting area! turn on the Shapeoko, hear the stepper motors click in place; Hit the “Connect” button, load the G-code file. My clearing toolpath seems to cut fine. Then it started working fine. Riley So I reran toolpath using UGS and when it gets to the point where the crash occurred the cut depth is at least .25” shallower. The belted Z-Axis Shapeoko from Carbide 3D is a build-it-yourself CNC Router that allows you to create 3D objects from wood, plastic, and aluminum. X … The electronics work on 110V or 220v. Carbide3D Shapeoko XXL Robust CNC Router Kit Designed to be affordable and powerful enough to work Includes almost everything you need to get started Enclosed electronics, no need for a fan One-piece MDF table, no need for bottom straps Carbide Create & Motion softwares Cutting Area: 33"(X), 33"(Y), 3"(Z) Sweepy dust shoe not included This product is discontinued and replaced by RB-CRB-94 … The Shapeoko works with a range of materials, wood, plastic, and aluminum are no problem. The Carbide 3D Proximity Switch Kit is a complete plug and play solution that replaces the mechanical switches on your Shapeoko 3. Note: If you are using Windows, you will be prompted to install the driver that was included with the Carbide Motion install. So if it doesnt home, in guessing the software will not allow the head to move to prevent damage. The Shapeoko uses the DeWalt DWP-611 or Makita RT0701C as a spindle. Once everything is checked (and repaired if need be), turn on the machine and check whether homing and jogging still work fine. It can handle work up to 32" x 32". Disappointed that the device does not appear to work with my machine. You can build it in about 2 hours. This is a configuration tool for setting up the popular GRBL CNC Machine motion controller using Windows 10. So the Shapeoko homes, and then knows it can go "x" distance. The Shapeoko is partially assembled. LightBurn can also be configured to control more than one laser, and there are settings stored for each device. 9 July 2014. So I did. The electronics work on 110V or 220v. What's included: Inductive homing switches for X, Y, and Z (with adapter board) Mounting Brackets; Hardware; Compatible with HDZ* *The proximity switches work with HDZs purchased through Carbide 3D only. Shapeoko 3 Standard, XL and XXL are in stock! The Shapeoko XXL is designed to be affordable enough for any shop and powerful enough to do real work. Shapeoko Laser Upgrade Kit with PLH3D-6W-XF including all parts needed to mount and wire the PLH3D-6W-XF laser head on the Shapeoko Professional engraving laser head designed for industrial applications. With this 3-axis CNC machine, you'll be able to create intricate 2D & 3D designs from a range of different materials. New spindle was mounted and in the middle of its first test cut when the electronics died. The unit says in the description that works with Shapeoko. Z+ movement is up, away from the work If the actual axis directions are not correct, homing will never work. The only thing you will need is a small Makita or Dewalt router just as you would if it were new. Wether you are using a reprap style printer or a cnc router or other cnc tool like the open source shapeoko(2) . Location: san jose south; Price: $1500 All three work well on Shapeoko. ShapeOko website. Other than that, all three routers (and more) have been used successfully for all kinds of jobs on the Shapeoko. I’m having trouble getting the machine to “know” where it is. We'll use a Shapeoko XXL as our example setup. Thanks, BTW we are getting close to being hit with a hurricane I am not sure when we will have power again. Hive13 is announced as a winner of a ShapeOko 2 from Inventables! So please do not think I am ignoring you. We also have a new Shapeoko Pro. Shapeoko wiki. I am a CNC newbie who has previously only done work for my Shapeoko 2 in Easel and Inkscape. I am still wondering which is correct setting for x,y,z step/mm… Now learning how to get homing, soft limit and limit switches working. There are three different versions of the Shapeoko… I am using cheap switches from Amazon (not the carbide kit). I am proposing that I bring it home to work on it during some of my "free time". The Shapeoko CNC Router is designed to be affordable enough for any workshop and powerful enough to do high-quality work. This is an easy thing to work around though, using a workspace offset. I’ve got a Shapeoko XL and am using Lightburn on MacOS. Sweepy dust shoe not included; This product is discontinued and replaced by RB-CRB-103 an improved version. However, now I can't get them to move to a designated position i.e. Project ShapeOko commences and the ShapeOko is built 30 Sep 2014. Status 2 June 2014. I’ve got the origin setup as bottom (front) left in device settings. The machine homes to the back right. Tim, if I set $100=25, its moving very slowly which does not look normal to me. Carbide Motion also crashes with just over 60% complete. Disconnects If a job stops suddenly for no apparent reason, and commands from the G-code sender have no effect anymore, it is very likely an … My XXL has a three-pin header rather than a two-pin due to have the bitsetter device that requires a splitter. V1.1 is not flawed, but a lot has changed, including the messages it sends back to the GUI, so you have to upgrade your GUI if you upgrade to V1.1. (I have not measured the distance its moving.) Shapeoko CNC Router. I just swapped it and didn't work, but left it swapped and then tested the endstop connections and had it on the normally closed position, now have it on normally open which works for homing. The Shapeoko is made in the US and comes with a 12 month warranty. Earlier today I went back to carving, and jogging isn’t working. 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